Apple iPhone 12 mini vs Samsung Galaxy A71 5G – Review, specifications and prices

The new Apple iPhone 12 mini phone 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 Samsung Galaxy A71 5G also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Apple iPhone 12 mini Samsung Galaxy A71 5G
Phones specifications
Screen Display 5.4 in (inches) 6.7 in (inches)
Processor Apple A14 Bionic Samsung Exynos 980
Operating System iOS 14 iOS 14
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 12/12 MP 64/12/5/5 MP
Front Camera 12 MP 32 MP
Battery 15 mAh 4500 mAh

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 2 cores of 2.65 GHz Firestorm and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Icestorm. It has a maximum CPU frequency of . Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on iOS 14 operating system.

The Apple A14 Bionic is a better chipset processor than the Samsung Exynos 980.

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G has a Samsung Exynos 980, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.2 GHz ARM Corte cores of -A77 and 6 cores of 1.8 GHz ARM Corte cores of -A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2200 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 Samsung Galaxy A71 5G has the ARM Mali-G76 MP5,5 cores,Antutu gpu – 71585 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 Samsung Galaxy A71 5G. 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 Samsung Galaxy A71 5G 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 Samsung Galaxy A71 5G is featuring a Super AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.7 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Apple iPhone 12 mini is a 24% smaller than Samsung Galaxy A71 5G screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Apple iPhone 12 mini Samsung Galaxy A71 5G
1200 cd/m² peak brightness Capacitive
2000000:1 Infinity-O Display
625 cd/m² typical brightness Multi-touch
Capacitive Scratch resistant
Ceramic Shield
Haptic Touch
Multi-touch
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
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 Samsung Galaxy A71 5G is coming with a 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 1866 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 6 gigabytes.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Apple iPhone 12 mini is 6 gigabytes ,which is a 33.33% smaller than the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G with 8 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 Samsung Galaxy A71 5G.

The max storage capacity offered by the Apple iPhone 12 mini is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G with 128 gigabytes.

Samsung Galaxy A71 5G gets you or 128 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.

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Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 64/12/5/5 MP , the flash type is LED , carrying sensor like Samsung S5KGW1 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.2 respectively.

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Apple iPhone 12 mini Samsung Galaxy A71 5G
1080p @ 240 fps Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
2x optical zoom Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3)
5-element lens (#2) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
5x digital zoom Autofocus
Angle of view – 120° (#2) Continuous shooting
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) Digital image stabilization
Autofocus Digital zoom
Cinematic video stabilization Exposure compensation
Continuous autofocus Face detection
Continuous shooting Fourth rear camera – 5 MP (depth-sensing)
Deep Fusion Geotagging
Digital zoom HDR
Dolby Vision HDR video recording ISO settings
Exposure compensation Panorama
Face detection Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2) Pixel size – 1.12 m (#2)
Geotagging Pixel size – 1.12 m (#3)
HDR Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
ISO settings Scene mode
Macro mode Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Night Mode Self-timer
Optical image stabilization Sensor type – ISOCELL PLUS
Optical zoom Super Phase Detection
Panorama Third rear camera – 5 MP (macro)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Touch focus
Quad-LED flash White balance settings
RAW
Sapphire crystal lens cover
Scene mode
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 Samsung Galaxy A71 5G has a 32 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Apple iPhone 12 mini Samsung Galaxy A71 5G
1080p @ 120 fps 32 MP
12 MP Aperture:f/2.2
Aperture:f/2.0.2 Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm
Cinematic video stabilization Sensor model:Samsung S5KGD1
Deep Fusion Sensor type – ISOCELL Slim
Face unlock Sensor type:ISOCELL
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 Samsung Galaxy A71 5G
Built-in 5G modem 5G NSA
EDGE 5G SA
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) EDGE
Gigabit-class LTE with 2×2 MIMO and LAA GPRS
GPRS HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
HSPA+(5.76/ 42.2 Mbit/s) LTE Cat 12(102.0/603.0 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 18(221.0/1.2 Gbit/s) Shannon 5G modem
LTE-A(500/1 Gbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)
Sub6/mmWave – A2172
TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Apple iPhone 12 mini price is $700 and the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G price tag is $600

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