With the official launch of the iPhone 12 mini, iFixit has officially dismantled this smallest iPhone. It is believed that it is more difficult to make iPhone 12 smaller than iPhone 12 becomes iPhone 12 Pro Max.
iPhone 12 mini battery capacity
iFixit found that the battery is significantly smaller. The iPhone 12 uses 10.78Wh, but the iPhone 12 mini only uses 8.57Wh, which is a bit higher than the 6.96Wh of the iPhone SE 2020. The iPhone 12 mini has a battery capacity of 2227 mAh, while the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro use a 2815 mAh battery. Compared with other iPhone 12 models, 15W wireless charging can be used, and iPhone 12 mini can only use up to 12W.
Components are also getting smaller
In addition to reduced battery, the iPhone Mini 12 is more the Taptic Engine shrink less 25% . FaceID components, sensors, speakers, etc. have also been reduced a bit, making it more suitable for a smaller body. It is worth mentioning that the screen now has only 2 cables instead of the 3 cables design that has been used.
There is no difference between iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 in terms of lens and photography functions, but the component cable design is also different. The antenna is different to match the small body.