IPhone XR vs IPhone 12 Mini vs IPhone 12

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Apple announced four new iPhone 12 models at a virtual event on 13th Oct 2020. They all have 5G, fresh designs and new camera tricks, yet they differ in key ways.

Here are comparison of Apple’s Full Lineup:

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SpecificationsIPhone XRIPhone 12 MiniIPhone 12
ModelIPhone XRIPhone 12 MiniIPhone 12
Launch DateOctober 26, 2018 (Official)October 13, 2020 (Official)October 13, 2020 (Official)
PerformanceApple A12 BionicApple A14 BionicApple A14 Bionic
Storage64 GB, 128 GB, 256 GB64 GB, 128 GB, 256 GB64 GB, 128 GB, 256 GB
Expandable MemoryNoNoNo
RAM3 GB4 GB4 GB
Network4G, 3G, 2G5G,4G, 3G, 2G5G,4G, 3G, 2G
Operating SystemiOS 12iOS 14iOS 14
Sim SlotsDual SIM (nano‑SIM and eSIM)Dual SIM (nano‑SIM and eSIM)Dual SIM (nano‑SIM and eSIM)
Camera12 MP12 MP + 12 MP12 MP + 12 MP
Ultra Wide and Wide camerasNot AvailableAvailableAvailable
HDR Videoup to 30 fpsup to 30 fpsup to 30 fps
4K Videoat 24 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fpsat 24 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fpsat 24 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps
1080p HDat 30 fps or 60 fpsat 30 fps or 60 fpsat 30 fps or 60 fps
720p HDat 30 fpsat 30 fpsat 30 fps
GraphicsApple GPU (four-core graphics)Apple GPU (four-core graphics)Apple GPU (four-core graphics)
Battery2942 mAh3210 mAh3210 mAh
Talk TimeUp to 25 hoursUp to 25 hoursUp to 25 hours
User ReplaceableNoNoNo
TypeLithium‑ionLithium‑ionLithium‑ion
Quick ChargingYesYesYes
Wireless ChargingQi wireless charging up to 7.5W10MagSafe wireless charging up to 15W10
Qi wireless charging up to 7.5W10
MagSafe wireless charging up to 15W10
Qi wireless charging up to 7.5W10
Video PlaybackUp to 16 hoursUp to 15 hoursUp to 17 hours
Audio PlaybackUp to 65 hoursUp to 65 hoursUp to 65 hours
SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, GyroscopeLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, GyroscopeLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope
Fingerprint SensorNot AvailableYes, On ScreenYes, On Screen
WaterproofYes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1 meter), IP67Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 6 meter), IP68Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 6 meter), IP68
Display6.1-inch (diagonal) all-screen LCD5.4‑inch (diagonal) all‑screen OLED display6.1‑inch (diagonal) all‑screen OLED display
Pixel Density326 ppi476 ppi460 ppi
Screen Size6.1 inches (15.49 cm)5.4 inches (13.7 cm)6.1 inches (15.49 cm)
Screen Resolution1792 x 828 Pixels2340 x 1080 Pixels2532 x 1170 Pixels
Image Resolution4000 x 3000 Pixels4000 x 3000 Pixels4000 x 3000 Pixels
Touch ScreenMulti-touchCapacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touchCapacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Expandable MemoryNoNoNo
WiFiLTE Advanced4
802.11ac Wi‑Fi with 2×2 MIMO
5G (sub‑6 GHz and mmWave)
Gigabit LTE with 4×4 MIMO and LAA4
Wi‑Fi 6 (802.11ax) with 2×2 MIMO
5G (sub‑6 GHz and mmWave)
Gigabit LTE with 4×4 MIMO and LAA4
Wi‑Fi 6 (802.11ax) with 2×2 MIMO
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0Bluetooth 5.0Bluetooth 5.0
PriceVaries as per model and regionsVaries as per model and regionsVaries as per model and regions