Apple iPhone 3G vs Apple iPhone 12 mini

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Display

Size:

3.5 inches
5.4 inches

Resolution:

480 x 320 pixels, 165 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 477 PPI

Technology:

LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body:

52.35 %
85.83 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A14 Bionic

Processor:

Single core, 412 MHz
Hexa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Yes

RAM:

0.1GB

Internal storage:

16GB
64GB (NVMe), not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

iOS (4.x, 3.x, 2.x)
iOS (14.x)

Battery

Capacity:

1150 mAh
2227 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging:

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

2 MP
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm

Second camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features:

OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front:

12 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

4.50 x 2.40 x 0.48 inches (115.5 x 62.1 x 12.3 mm)
5.18 x 2.53 x 0.29 inches (131.5 x 64.2 x 7.4 mm)

Weight:

4.70 oz (133.0 g)
4.76 oz (135.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

3D Face unlock

Keys:

Left: Volume control, Other
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, White
Black, White, Red, Green, Blue

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

850, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.0, EDR
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Proprietary
Lightning

Features:

Charging
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Phone features

Notifications:

Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 09, 2008

FCC ID value:

BCGA1241 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.38 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.52 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Buyers information

Price:

$ 729

In The Box:

USB-C to Lightning Cable, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Jun 09, 2008
Oct 13, 2020
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