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Apple iPhone 12 mini (128GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi S2 (32GB)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPhone 12 mini vs Xiaomi Redmi S2 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi S2 XApple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)25Points
Apple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)
5.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

12
MP

12mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2227
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Xiaomi Redmi S2 (32GB)
5.99"
IPS

720x1440

12
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3080
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Apple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

iPhone 12 mini (128GB)25 Advantages Apple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)vsRedmi S2 (32GB)9 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi S2 (32GB)
+3.1Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core16%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+128GB (111GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (21GB available)
+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+133 grams (4.66 ounces)28%
Lighter
vs170 grams (5.95 ounces)
+7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)9%
Thinner
vs8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1080x2340 pixels144%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1440 pixels
+477 PPI77%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs269 PPI
+(dual camera) 12MP + 12MP41%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12MP + 5MP
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+f/1.6 (aperture)38%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+5G NRAdvantage
The 5G NR network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G NR) 5000 Mbps16 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+20W100%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs10W
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Ceramic ShieldAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
5.4"vs+5.99"11%
Larger screen
Dual-LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
(dual front camera) 12MP + 0.3MPvs+(front) 16MP29%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
2100000 apps (App Store)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
proprietary audio outputvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
2227 mAhvs+3080 mAh38%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

21 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
+14 specs and more in the table below

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Highlight differencesClear highlight
Physical featuresApple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi S2 (32GB)
ModeliPhone 12 mini (128GB)Redmi S2 (32GB)
Other model namesiPhone 12 mini A2176, A2398, A2399, A2400红米自拍手机S2, Xiaomi S2, Xiaomi Ysl
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)China
(Global, International), China
BrandAppleXiaomi
Release dateOctober, 2020May, 2018
Depth7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)64.2 x 131.5 millimeters (2.53 x 5.18 in)77.26 x 160.73 millimeters (3.04 x 6.33 in)
Weight133 grams (4.66 ounces)170 grams (5.95 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Apple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi S2 (32GB)
Operating systemiOS 14Android 7.1.2 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 8.1 Oreo
HardwareApple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi S2 (32GB)
Chipset64bit - Apple A14 Bionic (5nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 (14nm)
CPU processorHexa-Core, 2 processors:
3.1Ghz Dual-Core Firestorm
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Icestorm
2Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerApple GPU MP4Qualcomm Adreno 506 650Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (111GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayApple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi S2 (32GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.4" inches5.99" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~74.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)720x1440 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)477 PPI269 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassCeramic ShieldNot supported
Display features60Hz, 625 nits, Dolby Vision/HDR10feature not registered
Mobile networksApple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi S2 (32GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload5000/200 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800 (China), GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
M1803E6G Global version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

M1803E6E, M1803E6C, M1803E6T versions:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20
VoLTE

A2176 version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)

A2398 version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)

A2399, A2400 versions:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
LTE Cat6

M1803E6G Global version:
LTE (Bands 1,3,4,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,40)

M1803E6E, M1803E6C, M1803E6T versions:
LTE (Bands 1,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkA2176 version:
Sub6/mmWave (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79, 260, 261)

A2398, A2399, A2400 versions:
Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78, 79)
Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA, 5G NRGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingApple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi S2 (32GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraApple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi S2 (32GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.4120º13mm1/3.6"
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
5MP depth
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/1.6 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.25µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraApple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi S2 (32GB)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP SL 3D
16 megapixels
Front camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length23mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaApple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi S2 (32GB)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFFMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityApple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi S2 (32GB)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputProprietary TV-outNot supported
Audio outputproprietary audio output3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsApple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi S2 (32GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Red, Green, Blue
- Oleophobic coating screen
- Face ID
- Dolby Atmos
- Dolby Digital Plus
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Gray, Gold, Rose Gold, Blue, Black
- MIUI 10
- 18:9 screen
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyApple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi S2 (32GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2227 mAh3080 mAh
Charger, watts20W Fast battery charging
12W Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateApple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi S2 (32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.99W/kg (head) | 0.99W/kg (body)feature not registered
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