Apple iPhone 12 mini vs OnePlus 8T – Analysis, specifications and prices

The new Apple iPhone 12 mini handset has a 2 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP, Apple A14 Bionic processor chipset and a battery of 15 mAh. On other side, the OnePlus 8T also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

Apple iPhone 12 mini vs OnePlus 8T
Apple iPhone 12 mini vs OnePlus 8T

Processor and Operating System

The Apple iPhone 12 mini runs on Apple A14 Bionic chipset and the processor has a total of 6 cores composed by 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Icestorm. It has a maximum CPU frequency of . Some other special features include 2x Firestorm and 64 bit architecture. Running on iOS 14 operating system.

The Apple A14 Bionic is more powerful than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor.

Meanwhile, the OnePlus 8T has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Kryo 585, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 585 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 585. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on iOS 14 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Apple iPhone 12 mini is carrying a Apple GPU,4 cores gpu in the interior and the OnePlus 8T has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Apple iPhone 12 mini battery capacity is 15 mAh which is a 29900% (percent) less powerful than the 4500 mAh offered by the OnePlus 8T. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, MagSafe wireless charging – 15 W, Qi wireless charging – 7.5 W and USB Power Delivery 3.0.
The OnePlus 8T battery include Fast charging and Non-removable.

Screen

The handset is using a OLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 5.4 in (inches).

Meanwhile the OnePlus 8T is featuring a Fluid AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.55 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Apple iPhone 12 mini is a 21.2% smaller than OnePlus 8T screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Apple iPhone 12 mini OnePlus 8T
1200 cd/m² peak brightness 120 Hz refresh rate
2000000:1 3D curved glass screen
625 cd/m² typical brightness Capacitive
Capacitive Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Ceramic Shield Display manufacturer – Samsung
Haptic Touch HDR10+
Multi-touch Multi-touch
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating Peak brightness – 1100 cd/m²
Scratch resistant Scratch resistant
Super Retina XDR
True tone display
Wide color display (P3)

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Apple iPhone 12 mini is carrying a ram memory of 6 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The OnePlus 8T is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Apple iPhone 12 mini gives a 33.3% more ram memory capacity than OnePlus 8T.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Apple iPhone 12 mini is 6 gigabytes ,which is a 100% smaller than the OnePlus 8T with 12 gigabytes

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Apple iPhone 12 mini comes with or 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Apple iPhone 12 mini gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than OnePlus 8T.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:256 gigabytes.

OnePlus 8T gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Apple iPhone 12 mini rear camera setup is composed by 2 lenses of 12/12 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length 35 mm:26 mm , a pixel size of 1.7 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.6 f/2.4 respectively.

Apple iphone 12 mini
Apple iphone 12 mini

Meanwhile the OnePlus 8T rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 48/16/5 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 25 mm , carrying sensor like Sony IMX689 Exmor RS , a pixel size of 1.12 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 respectively.

Oneplus 8T camera
Oneplus 8T camera
Apple iPhone 12 mini OnePlus 8T
1080p @ 240 fps Angle of view – 123° (#2)
2x optical zoom Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
5-element lens (#2) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
5x digital zoom Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
Angle of view – 120° (#2) Autofocus
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) Continuous shooting
Autofocus Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
Cinematic video stabilization Digital image stabilization
Continuous autofocus Digital zoom
Continuous shooting Exposure compensation
Deep Fusion Face detection
Digital zoom Geotagging
Dolby Vision HDR video recording HDR
Exposure compensation ISO settings
Face detection Laser autofocus (LAF)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2) Macro mode
Geotagging Optical image stabilization
HDR Panorama
ISO settings Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Macro mode Pixel size – 1.75 μm (#3)
Night Mode Pixel size – 1.75 μm (#4)
Optical image stabilization RAW
Optical zoom Scene mode
Panorama Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Self-timer
Quad-LED flash Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
RAW Third rear camera – 5 MP (macro)
Sapphire crystal lens cover Touch focus
Scene mode White balance settings
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Self-timer
Sensor size – 1/3.6″ (#2)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Apple iPhone 12 mini comes with a 12 MP in the front.

The OnePlus 8T has a 32 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Apple iPhone 12 mini OnePlus 8T
1080p @ 120 fps 32 MP
12 MP Digital image stabilization
Aperture:f/2.0.2 Face unlock
Cinematic video stabilization HDR
Deep Fusion Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)
Face unlock
HDR
Night Mode
Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination)

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Apple iPhone 12 mini OnePlus 8T
Built-in 5G modem 5G NSA
EDGE 5G SA
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) Built-in 5G modem
Gigabit-class LTE with 2×2 MIMO and LAA EDGE
GPRS EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
HSPA+(5.76/ 42.2 Mbit/s) GPRS
LTE Cat 18(221.0/1.2 Gbit/s) HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LTE-A(500/1 Gbit/s) LTE Cat 20
Sub6/mmWave – A2172 TD-
TD- TD-SCDMA
TD-SCDMA UMTS(384 kbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Apple iPhone 12 mini price is $700 and the OnePlus 8T price tag is $600 (8 GB + 128 GB) or $700 (12 GB + 256 GB)

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