Comparison between:
- Motorola Moto C Plus
- Apple iPhone 12 mini

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Motorola Moto C PlusApple iPhone 12 mini
Motorola Moto C Plus
Prices
Apple iPhone 12 mini
Prices
Model aliasXT1721
XT1723
XT1724
XT1725
A2172
A2403
A2402
A2404

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width72.3 mm
7.23 cm
0.237 ft
2.846 in
64.2 mm
6.42 cm
0.211 ft
2.528 in
Height144 mm
14.4 cm
0.472 ft
5.669 in
131.5 mm
13.15 cm
0.431 ft
5.177 in
Thickness10 mm
1 cm
0.033 ft
0.394 in
7.4 mm
0.74 cm
0.024 ft
0.291 in
Weight162 g
0.36 lbs
5.71 oz
135 g
0.3 lbs
4.76 oz
Volume104.11 cm³
6.32 in³
62.47 cm³
3.79 in³
ColorsBlack
Gold
Red
Black
White
Red
Green
Blue
Body materialsPlasticGlass
Aluminium alloy
Certification-IP68

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards21
FeaturesDual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)-
-Embedded SIM (eSIM) support

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
CDMA-CDMA 800 MHz (BC0)
CDMA 1900 MHz (BC1)
CDMA2000-1xEV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA-TD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1700 MHz (B4)
UMTS 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)
LTELTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B13)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B14)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B29)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B18)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B19)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B26)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B25)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-FDD 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE-FDD 600 MHz (B71)
LTE-TDD 3500 MHz (B42)
LTE-TDD 5200 MHz (B46)
LTE-TDD 3500 MHz (B48)
5G NR-5G-FDD 600 MHz (n71)
5G-FDD 700 MHz (n12)
5G-FDD 700 MHz (n28)
5G-FDD 800 MHz (n20)
5G-FDD 850 MHz (n5)
5G-FDD 900 MHz (n8)
5G-FDD 1700 MHz (n66)
5G-FDD 1800 MHz (n3)
5G-FDD 1900 MHz (n2)
5G-FDD 1900 MHz (n25)
5G-FDD 2100 MHz (n1)
5G-TDD 2300 MHz (n40)
5G-TDD 2500 MHz (n41)
5G-FDD 2600 MHz (n7)
5G-TDD 2600 MHz (n38)
5G-TDD 3500 MHz (n78)
5G-TDD 3700 MHz (n77)
5G-TDD 4700 MHz (n79)
5G mmWave 39 GHz (n260)
5G mmWave 28 GHz (n261)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 18
LTE-A
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
-Gigabit-class LTE with 2x2 MIMO and LAA

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 7.0 NougatiOS 14.1

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCMediaTek MT6737Apple A14 Bionic
Process technology28 nm5 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A532x Firestorm, 4x Icestorm
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB-
Level 2 cache memory (L2)512 KB
0.5 MB
-
CPU cores46
CPU frequency1300 MHz-
GPUARM Mali-T720 MP1-
GPU cores14
GPU frequency600 MHz-
RAM capacity1 GB
2 GB
4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR5
RAM channelsSingle channelDouble channel
RAM frequency640 MHz2750 MHz

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage16 GB64 GB
128 GB
256 GB

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
-

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSOLED
Diagonal size5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
5.4 in
137.16 mm
13.72 cm
Width2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
2.26 in
57.48 mm
5.75 cm
Height4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
4.9 in
124.54 mm
12.45 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
2.167:1
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel density294 ppi
115 ppcm
477 ppi
187 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area66.41 %85.06 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
-Display manufacturer - Samsung
Super Retina XDR
Ceramic Shield
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
True tone display
Wide color display (P3)
Haptic Touch
2000000:1
625 cd/m² typical brightness
1200 cd/m² peak brightness

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsAccelerometerProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Pixel size1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
1.7 µm
0.001700 mm
Aperturef/2.2f/1.6
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent3.5 mm26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view71 °-
Number of lenses-7
Flash typeLEDLED
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps60 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
RAW
Night Mode
Deep Fusion
Dolby Vision HDR video recording
-Quad-LED flash
Sapphire crystal lens cover
2x optical zoom
5x digital zoom
1080p @ 240 fps
Cinematic video stabilization
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Sensor size - 1/3.6" (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
Angle of view - 120° (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 13 mm (#2)
5-element lens (#2)

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor type-CMOS BSI
Sensor format-1/3.6"
Pixel size1 µm
0.001000 mm
-
Aperturef/2.8f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-23 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view63 °-
Auxiliary lightLED-
Image resolution1600 x 1200 pixels
1.92 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps60 fps
Features-Face unlock
Night Mode
Deep Fusion
HDR
Continuous shooting
HDR
1080p @ 120 fps
Cinematic video stabilization

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
-Stereo sound recording
Active noise cancellation with a dedicated microphone
Dolby Atmos
Spatial audio playback

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesNo

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Galileo
QZSS

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11ax
-2x2 MiMO

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.25.0
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
LE

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USB-
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
Proprietary

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
UMA
VoLTE

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
FLAC
MP3
AAC‑LC
HE‑AAC
HE‑AAC v2
Protected AAC
Linear PCM
Apple Lossless
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Atmos
Audible
Audible Enhanced Audio
AAX
AAX+

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
MP4
WebM
Xvid
H.264
HEVC
MPEG‑4 Part 2
Motion JPEG

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity4000 mAh2227 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Ion
2G talk time30 h
1800 min
1.3 days
-
3G talk time30 h
1800 min
1.3 days
-
Charger output power5 V / 2 A9 V / 2 A
FeaturesRemovableWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Battery model: HC60MagSafe wireless charging - 15 W
Qi wireless charging - 7.5 W
USB Power Delivery 3.0

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)0.499 W/kg-
Body SAR (EU)1.23 W/kg-
Head SAR (USA)0.736 W/kg-
Body SAR (USA)1.25 W/kg-
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