Just How Small is the iPhone 12 Mini? Try It Out for Yourself

As rumors of the iPhone 12 have continued to build over the past few months, the one model that has the most excitement around it is the smallest 5.4" model. The iPhone 12 is believed to be coming in 5.4", 6.7", and 6.1" sizes.

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Dummy models have shown how much smaller the 5.4" is compared to the rest of the iPhone lineup. The upcoming 5.4" iPhone falls in-between the size of the original iPhone SE and the 2020 iPhone SE, representing the smallest iPhone from Apple in years.

While Apple once advertised the relatively small form factor of the 4" iPhone 5 as being the perfect size for one handed use, there has been a steady growth in device sizes from the original 3.5" size to the largest 6.5" size. The smallest iPhone you can presently purchase is the 2020 iPhone SE which uses the 4.7" screen size of the iPhone 7/8.

While the rumored 5.4" screen size is larger than the 4.7" screen size of the iPhone 7/8, the removal of the Home Button from the body allows the overall device size to be smaller.

To see how much smaller, we've created these images that will let existing full screen Face ID iPhone owners see exactly how a 5.4" iPhone will feel in hand. Simply, open the corresponding image on your iPhone to see. Left and right aligned images are provided.

For the full effect, save the image to your camera roll and view in full screen. The iPhone 12 is expected to be released in September or October of this year.

Oct 15, 2020 Update: Images have been updated to reflect final iPhone 12 Mini design

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Top Rated Comments

AngerDanger Avatar
33 months ago
Looks great!

I think.



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PutTheFBackIn Avatar
33 months ago
? Most excited I’ve been for an iPhone in YEARS!!!
Score: 60 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MacFather Avatar
33 months ago
Back when Apple had values.

#SteveJobsEra

Score: 42 Votes (Like | Disagree)
neoelectronaut Avatar
33 months ago

Back when Apple had values.

#SteveJobsEra


The iPhone 5S/SE was goddamn perfection. Glad to see we're getting something at least close to it.
Score: 40 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Duel Avatar
33 months ago
It was very nice size compared to 11 pro, too bad it’s not flagship phone, because i always been fan of compact phones, but i want best model.
Score: 35 Votes (Like | Disagree)
smythey Avatar
33 months ago
Nice! Looks like a much better size for me than this XS.
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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