iPhone 12 Mini vs iPhone 14 Pro

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The iPhone 12 mini was released in October 2020, which puts it in the 14th-generation iPhone lineup. The iPhone 14 Pro was released in September 2022, which puts it in the 16th-generation iPhone lineup. The other models in the 14th generation include the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max, and the other models in the 16th generation include the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, and iPhone 14 Pro Max.

Price Comparison

iPhone 12 Mini vs iPhone 14 Pro Pricing

iPhone 12 Mini prices start at $244, which is cheaper than the iPhone 14 Pro low price of $847.

Specs Comparison

The iPhone 14 Pro has more advanced specs as compared to the iPhone 12 mini. The iPhone 14 Pro features an always-on 6.1” display with ProMotion technology and a Dynamic Island, an Apple A16 Bionic chip, up to 1TB of storage, and up to 23 hours of battery life. The iPhone 12 mini features include a 5.4” display, an Apple A14 Bionic chip, up to 256GB of storage, and up to 15 hours of battery life. The iPhone 12 mini has the advantage of being smaller and lighter than the iPhone 14 Pro, but the 14 Pro also has several new features not found on the 12 mini, such as Crash Detection, the Photonic Engine, Night mode portraits, Photographic Styles, macro photography, Apple ProRAW, and a 48MP main (wide angle) rear camera.

Size

Size iPhone 12 Mini iPhone 14 Pro
Width 64 mm 2.5 inches
Height 132 mm 5.2 inches
Depth 7 mm 0.3 inches
Weight 133 g 4.7 ounces

The iPhone 12 mini features a 5.4” display size, measures 5.18” (H) x 2.53” (W) x 0.29” (D) and weighs 4.76 ounces. In comparison, the iPhone 14 Pro features a 6.1” display size, measures 5.81” (H) x 2.81” (W) x 0.31” (D), and weighs 7.27 ounces.

Camera

Camera iPhone 12 Mini iPhone 14 Pro
Primary 12.2 MP
Resolution 4032x3024

The rear camera on the iPhone 12 mini is a dual 12MP array with a wide and ultra-wide lens, and the rear camera on the iPhone 14 Pro is a triple “Pro” array with a 48MP wide, 12MP ultra-wide, and 12MP telephoto lens. The iPhone 14 Pro also has support for several features that are not available on the iPhone 12 mini, such as Apple ProRAW, macro photography, macro video recording, Photographic Styles, ProRes video recording, a Cinematic mode for recording videos with shallow depth of field, Action mode, and the Photonic Engine.

Screen

Display iPhone 12 Mini iPhone 14 Pro
Resolution 1080x2340
Screen Size 138 mm 5.4 in
Pixels Per Inch 477 ppi ppi

The iPhone 12 mini features a 5.4-inch Super Retina XDR display with a resolution of 2340 x 1080, a typical max brightness of 625 nits, and an HDR max brightness of 1200 nits. In comparison, the iPhone 14 Pro features an always-on 6.1-inch Super Retina display with a resolution of 2556 x 1179, a typical max brightness of 1000 nits, and an HDR max brightness of 1600 nits. The iPhone 14 Pro display also supports the Dynamic Island and has ProMotion technology which allows you to get refresh rates up to 120Hz. Other display features shared on both phones include HDR, True Tone, wide color (P3), and Haptic Touch.

Battery

Battery iPhone 12 Mini iPhone 14 Pro
Capacity 2227 mAh mAh
Longevity 13 hours hours
USB Lightning

The iPhone 12 mini is powered by a 2,227 mAh battery capable of providing up to 15 hours of video playback time or up to 50 hours of audio playback time. The iPhone 14 Pro is powered by a 3,200 mAh battery capable of providing up to 23 hours of video playback time or up to 75 hours of audio playback time. Both phones support fast wired charging when using a Lighting cable and 20W wall power adapter, and both support Qi wireless charging and Apple MagSafe charging.

Processing

Processor iPhone 12 Mini iPhone 14 Pro
CPU Apple A14 Bionic APL1001 / APL1W01

Color Choices

iPhone 12 Mini

Available in 6 colors:

  • Black
  • Blue
  • Green
  • Purple
  • Red
  • White

Which iPhone 12 Mini color should you buy?

iPhone 14 Pro

Available in 4 colors:

  • Black
  • Gold
  • Purple
  • Silver

Which color iPhone 14 Pro is the most popular?

iPhone 12 Mini vs iPhone 14 Pro Colors

The iPhone 12 Mini introduces two new colors not found in the iPhone 14 Pro color palette: Silver and Gold. Both the iPhone 12 Mini and iPhone 14 Pro share two colors: Black and Purple. However, the iPhone 12 Mini does away with Blue, Green, Red, and White, previously seen on the iPhone 14 Pro.
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The iPhone 12 mini is available in Black, White, Green, Blue, Purple, and PRODUCT(RED). The iPhone 14 Pro is available in Space Black, Silver, Gold, and Deep Purple.

Storage Options

iPhone 12 Mini

Choose from 3 storage options:

  • 64GB
  • 128GB
  • 256GB

Which iPhone 12 Mini storage should I buy?

iPhone 14 Pro

Choose from 4 storage options:

  • 128GB
  • 256GB
  • 512GB
  • 1TB

Which storage iPhone 14 Pro is the most popular?

iPhone 12 Mini vs iPhone 14 Pro Storage

The iPhone 14 Pro introduces two new storage options not found on the iPhone 12 Mini: 512GB and 1TB. Both the iPhone 12 Mini and iPhone 14 Pro share two storage options: 128GB and 256GB. However, the iPhone 14 Pro does not have options for 64GB, as seen on the iPhone 12 Mini.
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The iPhone 12 mini offers options to get 64GB, 128GB, or 256GB of storage. In comparison, the iPhone 14 Pro offers options to get 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB of storage.

Reviews

iPhone 12 Mini

31 reviews 4.8 stars

iPhone 14 Pro

No reviews at this time

iPhone 12 Mini vs iPhone 14 Pro Reviews

The iPhone 12 Mini is rated by users at 4.8 of 5.0 stars. Review data for iPhone 14 Pro is not available at this time.

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