Apple iPhone 12 Mini vs Apple iPhone 9

Quick Comparison

Apple iPhone 12 Mini has better RAM than Apple iPhone 9. In terms of display resolution, Apple iPhone 12 Mini has better resolution of 2340 x 1080 than Apple iPhone 9 which has resolution of 1334 x 750. Both have the same amount of internal memory.

NameApple iPhone 12 MiniApple iPhone 9
Display5.4 in4.7 in
Internal Memory64 GB64 GB
Camera12 MP + 12 MP Dual12 MP
PriceRs. 49999Rs. 29990

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Detailed Comparison

Price And Launch

The launch Date of the first phone is October 13, 2020. The cost of Apple iPhone 12 Mini is Rs. 49999. The Expected cost of Apple iPhone 9 is Rs. 29990.

Display comparison

Apple iPhone 12 Mini has larger screen size of 5.4 inches in comparison to Apple iPhone 9's 4.7 inch screen. Apple iPhone 12 Mini has OLED Screen type where as Apple iPhone 9 has LCD Screen type. Apple iPhone 12 Mini has display density of 476 PPI & Apple iPhone 9 has only 294 PPI display density. Apple iPhone 12 Mini has 19.5:9 aspect ratio where as Apple iPhone 9 has 16:9 aspect ratio.

Memory comparison

Apple iPhone 12 Mini's larger 4 GB RAM is better for playing games and all with respect to Apple iPhone 9's lower 3 GB RAM. and both have same Internal Memory of 64 GB. Both of the devices have Memory Card Slot.

Camera comparison

Apple iPhone 12 Mini has 12 MP + 12 MP Dual Rear Camera in comparison to Apple iPhone 9's 12 MP Rear Camera. Apple iPhone 12 Mini will be better choice if you're looking to click lot of selfies as it has better 12 MP Front Camera in comparison to Apple iPhone 9's 7 MP Front Camera.

Technical comparison

Both the phones has iOS Operating System but the first one runs on version v14 and the second one on v13.0 version.

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Full Comparison

NameApple iPhone 12 MiniApple iPhone 9
Sim TypeDual Sim, GSM+GSMSingle Sim, GSM
Dual SimYesNo
Sim SizeNano + eSimNano SIM
Device TypeSmartphoneSmartphone
Release DateOctober 13, 2020
Dimensions131.5 x 64.2 x 7.4 mm138.5 x 67.4 x 7.8 mm
Weight133 g
TypeColor OLED screen (16M)Color LCD screen (16M)
TouchYes, with MultitouchYes, with Multitouch
Size5.4 inches, 1080 x 2340 pixels4.7 inches, 750 x 1334 pixels
Aspect Ratio19.5:916:9
PPI~476 PPI~294 PPI
Screen to Body Ratio~ 79.67%
FeaturesSuper Retina XDR, HDR Display
NotchYes, Large Notch
Storage64 GB64 GB
Card SlotNoNo
WifiYes, with wifi-hotspotYes, with wifi-hotspot
BluetoothYes, v5.0Yes, v5.0
USBYes, Lightning CableYes, Proprietary v2.0
USB FeaturesUSB on-the-go, USB Charging
Wireless ChargingYes
GPSyes with A-GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS and BeiDouyes with A-GPS, Glonass
Fingerprint SensorNoYes, Front
Face UnlockYesNo
SensorsProximity, Ambient Light Sensor, Face ID, Barometer, Three‑axis gyro, Accelerometer, Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
Water ResistanceYes, 6 m upto 30 minNo
IP RatingIP68
Dust ResistantYesNo
Rear Camera12 MP f/2.4 (Ultra Wide)
12 MP f/1.6 (Wide Angle) with autofocus
12 MP f/1.8 with autofocus
FeaturesDigital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focusDigital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, Touch to focus
Video Recording4K @ 24/30/60fps UHD, 1080p @ 30/60fps FHD, 720p @ 30fps HD1080p @ 30/60fps FHD
FlashYes, LEDYes, LED
Front Camera12 MP f/2.2 with Retina Flash7 MP f/2.2
Front Video Recording1080p @ 30fps FHD1080p @ 30fps FHD
OSiOS v14iOS v13.0
ChipsetApple Bionic A14Apple A13 Bionic
CPU3.1 GHz, Hexa Core Processor2.65 GHz, Hexa Core Processor
Core Details2x3.1 GHz Firestorm + 4x1.8 GHz Icestorm2.65 GHz, Dual core, Lightning + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Thunder
IP RatingIP68
BrowserYesYes, supports HTML5
MusicAAC‑LC, HE‑AAC, HE‑AAC v2, Protected AAC, MP3, Linear PCMYes
VideoHEVC, H.264, MPEG‑4 Part 2 and Motion JPEGYes
FM RadioNoNo
Document ReaderYesYes
TypeNon-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
SizeLi-ion Battery2050 mAh, Li-ion Battery
Fast ChargingYesFast
Music Playback Time50 hours

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