Apple iPhone 12 Mini could be the name of smallest iPhone 12 model

Meanwhile, the 6.1-inch iPhone could be called iPhone 12 instead of iPhone 12 Max.

Highlights
  • iPhone 12 lineup is rumoured to include four models
  • The entry-level 5.4-inch iPhone 12 will be called the iPhone 12 mini
  • iPhone 12 series is expected to launch in October

iPhone 12 lineup is expected to debut in October and is said to comprise of four models — a 5.4-inch variant, a couple of 6.1-inch models, and a large 6.7-inch Max version. Now, a new leak claims the entry-level 5.4-inch iPhone will be called the iPhone 12 mini, while the 6.1-inch model will be called just iPhone 12, as opposed to iPhone 12 Max as rumoured earlier. Lastly, the other 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch iPhones are said to be marketed as iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max, respectively. Apple currently uses the ‘mini’ branding for iPad and Mac lineup. The new iPhone 12 lineup is expected to bring 5G support and the 5nm A14 Bionic processor.

Also read: Alleged Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max with 6GB RAM, A14 Bionic SoC spotted on AnTuTu

iPhone 12 Mini

The iPhone 12 Pro models are said to ship with the standard 60Hz refresh rate instead of the 120Hz ProMotion display as previously rumoured. They are also expected to come with triple cameras at the back with a LiDAR sensor and the telephoto lens zoom will be bumped up to 3x zoom from 2x. Apple is also said to bring improved low-light mode, better stabilisation in videos, and enhanced Smart HDR mode. The iPhone 12 models will have a slightly reduced notch size with a wider field of view.

The iPhone 12 Pro Max was recently spotted on AnTuTu with A14 Bionic SoC, similar to iPad Air 4, and packs 6GB RAM. It has managed to score 572,33, which is higher than last year’s iPhone 11 Pro Max that scored 524,436 with 4GB RAM and A13 Bionic SoC. The iPhone 12 line-up is expected to adopt iPad Pro like design with square-edges and metal frame.