It’s time to do business since the iPhone 11, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini are subject to particularly attractive discounts. But which one is really for you? Here are some comparative answers to help you make your choice among these models.
If you are looking for a smartphone that is particularly compact, look at the mini models. Indeed, these have identical technical characteristics to the standard model but in a smaller format. Thus, the lightest of our comparison of the day is the iPhone 12 mini with only 133 grams followed by the iPhone 13 mini with 141 grams on the scale then the iPhone 12 with 162 grams, the iPhone 13 with 174 grams and to finish the iPhone 11, the least recent with 194 grams. The iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 offer a thickness of 7.4 mm against 7.65 mm for the 13 and 13 mini models while the iPhone 11 is 8.3 mm thick. The most successful design is that, for us, of the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini offering very beautiful lines.
The latest released are the most powerful
Technically, if you are looking for maximum power, you have to look at the most recent models, carrying a Apple A15 Bionic chipset therefore integrated into the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini with 4 GB of RAM in LPDDR5 format followed by the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini with their Apple A14 Bionic chip also associated with 4 GB of RAM but in LPDDR4 format, therefore slightly less efficient and to finish with the iPhone 11, the oldest which benefits from an Apple A13 Bionic chipset with 4 GB of LPDDR4 RAM.
The iPhone 11, 12 and 12 mini start with 64 GB of non-expandable internal memory and go up to 256 GB, while the iPhone 13 offers at least 128 GB of storage space and go up to 512 GB, without possibility of inserting a memory card either.
Remarkable screens and similar photo configurations
The 12 and 13 series of iPhones have a AMOLED display while the iPhone 11 uses a less attractive LCD panel. The iPhone 11, iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 have a diagonal of 6.1 inches compared to 5.4 inches for the mini versions. They are all refreshed at 60 Hz. Only the iPhone 11 does not support the Dolby Vision format. It is also the only one to offer access to 4G while the others can use the 5G networks. They all offer Wi-Fi 6 as well as NFC for contactless payment. They are all IP68 waterproof certified therefore immersible under water. Regarding the battery capacity, the iPhone 12 mini is the worst off with a capacity of 2227 mAh against 2406 mAh of the iPhone 13 mini then the iPhone 12 with 2815 mAh then the iPhone 11 with 3110 mAh and for finish with the iPhone 13 which has a capacity of 3227 mAh.
Finally, concerning the photo sensors, on paper, the iPhone 11, 12 and 12 mini have the same configuration either two 12-megapixel sensors on the back with a 12-megapixel sensor on the front. The 13 and 13 mini versions benefit from 2 12-megapixel sensors, one of which is optically stabilized to limit shake. It’s still a 12 megapixel lens that is installed on the front to take a selfie.