Apple iPhone 6 vs Apple iPhone 12 mini vs Apple iPhone 6s

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Display

Size:

4.7 inches
5.4 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution:

1334 x 750 pixels, 326 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 477 PPI
1334 x 750 pixels, 326 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
OLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

65.71 %
85.83 %
65.71 %

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)
1200 cd/m2 (nit)
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A8
Apple A14 Bionic
Apple A9 APL0898

Processor:

Dual-core, 1400 MHz, Cyclone ARMv8-A 2nd gen., 64-bit
Hexa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm
Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit

GPU:

PowerVR GX6450
Yes
PowerVR GT7600

RAM:

1GB LPDDR3
2GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB, not expandable
64GB (NVMe), not expandable
128GB, not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x)
iOS (14.x)
iOS (14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)

Battery

Capacity:

1810 mAh
2227 mAh
1715 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
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
Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, PDAF, BSI sensor)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, PDAF, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.5 μm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

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

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording
Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

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

Video capture:

1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

5.44 x 2.64 x 0.27 inches (138.1 x 67 x 6.9 mm)
5.18 x 2.53 x 0.29 inches (131.5 x 64.2 x 7.4 mm)
5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches (138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm)

Weight:

4.55 oz (129.0 g)
4.76 oz (135.0 g)
5.04 oz (143.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

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

Colors:

Gold, Silver, Space gray
Black, White, Red, Green, Blue
Gold, Silver, Rose gold, Space gray

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), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)
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)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
5.0
4.2

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Lightning
Lightning
Lightning

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T4
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 09, 2014
Sep 09, 2015

FCC ID value:

BCG-E2817A link
BCG-E2946A link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.18 W/kg
0.45 W/kg

Body:

1.19 W/kg
0.38 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.19 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 849
$ 729
$ 849

In The Box:

Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
USB-C to Lightning Cable, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 09, 2014
Oct 13, 2020
Sep 09, 2015
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