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Apple iPhone 7 vs Apple iPhone 12 mini

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Display

Size:

4.7 inches
5.4 inches

Resolution:

1334 x 750 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 326 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 477 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
OLED

Refresh rate:

60Hz
60Hz

Screen-to-body:

65.71 %
85.83 %

Peak brightness:

625 cd/m2 (nit)
1200 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24
Apple A14 Bionic

Processor:

Quad-core, 2340 MHz, 64-bit, 16 nm
Hexa-core, 3100 MHz, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus
Yes

RAM:

2GB LPDDR4
4GB

Internal storage:

256GB, not expandable
64GB (NVMe), not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

iOS (15.x, 14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x)
iOS (15.x, 14.x)

Battery

Capacity:

1960 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:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
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) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features:

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

Front:

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

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

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

Weight:

4.87 oz (138.0 g)
4.76 oz (135.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Gold, Silver, Red, Rose gold, Jet black
Black, White, Red, Green, Blue, Purple

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

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Lightning
Lightning

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

T4
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 07, 2016

FCC ID value:

BCG-E3091A

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.19 W/kg

Body:

1.09 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.56 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.14 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 849
$ 729

In The Box:

USB-C to Lightning Cable, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 07, 2016
Oct 13, 2020
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