Comparison between:
- Apple iPhone 12
- Apple iPhone 13
- Apple iPhone 13 mini

Brand and model

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

Apple iPhone 12Apple iPhone 13Apple iPhone 13 mini
Apple iPhone 12
Prices
Apple iPhone 13Apple iPhone 13 mini
Model aliasA2176
A2399
A2398
A2400
A2399
A2482-

Design

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

Width71.5 mm
7.15 cm
0.235 ft
2.815 in
71.5 mm
7.15 cm
0.235 ft
2.815 in
64.2 mm
6.42 cm
0.211 ft
2.528 in
Height146.7 mm
14.67 cm
0.481 ft
5.776 in
146.7 mm
14.67 cm
0.481 ft
5.776 in
131.5 mm
13.15 cm
0.431 ft
5.177 in
Thickness7.4 mm
0.74 cm
0.024 ft
0.291 in
7.65 mm
0.765 cm
0.025 ft
0.301 in
7.65 mm
0.765 cm
0.025 ft
0.301 in
Weight164 g
0.36 lbs
5.78 oz
174 g
0.38 lbs
6.14 oz
141 g
0.31 lbs
4.97 oz
Volume77.62 cm³
4.71 in³
80.24 cm³
4.87 in³
64.58 cm³
3.92 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Red
Green
Blue
Pink
Blue
Midnight
Starlight
(Product) Red
Pink
Blue
Midnight
Starlight
(Product) Red
Body materialsGlass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
CertificationIP68IP68IP68

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-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards111
Embedded SIM (eSIM) supportEmbedded SIM (eSIM) supportEmbedded 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 (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
CDMACDMA 800 MHz (BC0)
CDMA 1900 MHz (BC1)
CDMA 800 MHz (BC0)
CDMA 1900 MHz (BC1)
CDMA 800 MHz (BC0)
CDMA 1900 MHz (BC1)
CDMA20001xEV-DO Rev. A1xEV-DO Rev. A1xEV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1700 MHz (B4)
UMTS 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)
UMTS 850 MHz (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1700 MHz (B4)
UMTS 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)
UMTS 850 MHz (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1700 MHz (B4)
UMTS 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)
LTELTE-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)
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)
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 NR5G-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)
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)
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 18
LTE-A
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 18
LTE-A
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 18
LTE-A
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
Gigabit-class LTE with 2x2 MIMO and LAAGigabit-class LTE with 4x4 MIMO and LAAGigabit-class LTE with 4x4 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)iOS 14.1iOS 15iOS 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.

SoCApple A14 BionicApple A15 Bionic APL1W07Apple A15 Bionic APL1W07
Process technology5 nm5 nm5 nm
CPU2x Firestorm, 4x Icestorm--
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-A--
CPU cores666
GPU cores444
RAM capacity4 GB4 GB4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR5LPDDR4XLPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency2750 MHz2133 MHz2133 MHz
16-core Neural Engine16-core Neural Engine16-core Neural Engine

Storage

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

Storage64 GB
128 GB
256 GB
128 GB
256 GB
512 GB
128 GB
256 GB
512 GB

Display

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

Type/technologyOLEDOLEDOLED
Diagonal size6.1 in
154.94 mm
15.49 cm
6.1 in
154.94 mm
15.49 cm
5.4 in
137.16 mm
13.72 cm
Width2.56 in
64.99 mm
6.5 cm
2.56 in
64.99 mm
6.5 cm
2.26 in
57.48 mm
5.75 cm
Height5.54 in
140.65 mm
14.06 cm
5.54 in
140.65 mm
14.06 cm
4.9 in
124.54 mm
12.45 cm
Aspect ratio2.164:12.164:12.167:1
Resolution1170 x 2532 pixels1170 x 2532 pixels1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel density457 ppi
179 ppcm
457 ppi
179 ppcm
477 ppi
187 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area87.43 %87.43 %85.06 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Display manufacturer - LG Display
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
Super Retina XDR
Ceramic Shield
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
True tone display
HDR Display
Wide color display (P3)
Haptic Touch
2000000:1
800 cd/m² typical brightness
1200 cd/m² peak brightness
Super Retina XDR
Ceramic Shield
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
True tone display
HDR Display
Wide color display (P3)
Haptic Touch
2000000:1
800 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.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Proximity
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 typeCMOSCMOSCMOS
Pixel size1.7 µm
0.001700 mm
1.7 µm
0.001700 mm
1.7 µm
0.001700 mm
Aperturef/1.6f/1.6f/1.6
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Number of lenses777
Flash typeLEDLEDLED
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS60 fps60 fps60 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
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
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
Smart HDR 4
Photographic Styles
Cinematic 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
Smart HDR 4
Photographic Styles
Cinematic Mode
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)
Sapphire crystal lens cover
Sensor‑shift OIS
100% Focus Pixels
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)
Sapphire crystal lens cover
Sensor‑shift OIS
100% Focus Pixels
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 typeCMOS BSICMOS BSICMOS BSI
Sensor format1/3.6"1/3.6"1/3.6"
Aperturef/2.2f/2.2f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent23 mm *(35 mm / full frame)23 mm *(35 mm / full frame)23 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS60 fps60 fps60 fps
FeaturesFace unlock
Night Mode
Deep Fusion
HDR
Face unlock
Night Mode
Deep Fusion
HDR
Cinematic Mode
Smart HDR 4
Digital image stabilization
Face unlock
Night Mode
Deep Fusion
HDR
Cinematic Mode
Smart HDR 4
Digital image stabilization
1080p @ 120 fps
Cinematic video stabilization
1080p @ 120 fps
Cinematic video stabilization
1080p @ 120 fps
Cinematic video stabilization

Audio

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

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

RadioNoNoNo

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Galileo
QZSS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Galileo
QZSS
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-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11ax
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11ax
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11ax
2x2 MiMO2x2 MiMO2x2 MiMO

Bluetooth

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

Version5.05.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
LE
A2DP
LE

USB

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

Version2.0--
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Proprietary
Charging
Mass storage
Proprietary
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 jackNoNoNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
UMA
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
UMA
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
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/codecsFLAC
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+
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+
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/codecsH.264
HEVC
MPEG‑4 Part 2
Motion JPEG
H.264
HEVC
MPEG‑4 Part 2
Motion JPEG
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.

Capacity-3227 mAh2406 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-Ion
Charger output power9 V / 2 A--
FeaturesWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
MagSafe wireless charging - 15 W
Qi wireless charging - 7.5 W
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Capacity - 12.41 Wh
MagSafe wireless charging - 15 W
Qi wireless charging - 7.5 W
USB Power Delivery 3.0
MagSafe 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 (USA)0.99 W/kg--
Body SAR (USA)0.99 W/kg--
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