Apple iPhone 12 mini vs Samsung Galaxy S20 FE: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Apple iPhone 12 mini vs Samsung Galaxy S20 FE. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

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Technical data sheets

Basics

Score

Ki Price/Quality
Score
8.3 Ki Price/Quality
Score
9.5 Ki Price/Quality
Score
Design and Screen score 8.4 Design & Materials 8.7 Design & Materials
Performance and Hardware score 8.1 Performance & Hardware 8.5 Performance & Hardware
Camera score 8.4 Camera 8.7 Camera
Connectivity score 9.1 Connectivity 8.2 Connectivity
Battery score 4.7 Battery 7.6 Battery

User reviews

User score
9.4
12 opinions
8.5
40 opinions

Summary

Inches 5.4" 6.5"
Resolution FHD+ FHD+
Usable surface 84% useful 86% useful
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9 20:9
Dimensions 64.2 mm
131.5 mm
7.4 mm
74.5 mm
159.8 mm
8.4 mm
Weight 135 g 190 g
Micro A14
Hexa-Core
Exynos 990
Octa-Core
RAM 4 GB RAM 6 GB RAM
Storage 64 GB 128 GB
AnTuTu 523.445
v8
623.000
v9
Battery 2227 mAh 4500 mAh
Main Camera 1
12 Mpx · ƒ/1.6
IMX372
2
1
12 Mpx · ƒ/1.8
S5K2LD
2 3
Selfie Camera SELF 12 Mpx · ƒ/2.2 SELF 32 Mpx · ƒ/2.2
Bands
OS iOS 14 Android 11

Brand

Brand Apple Samsung
Aliases A2403 SM-G780F, Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition, Samsung Galaxy S20 Lite, Samsung Galaxy S20 FE

Release Date

Release date October 2020,
6 months ago
January 2020,
1 year ago
State On Sale On Sale
Market Global Global

Design & Materials

Structure

Apple iPhone 12 mini
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE
Apple iPhone 12 mini
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE
Size
64.2 mm
131.5 mm
7.4 mm
Print 3D Model
74.5 mm
159.8 mm
8.4 mm
Print 3D Model
Weight 135 g 190 g
Usable surface 84 % 86 %
Materials Glass, Aluminium Plastic, Aluminium alloy, Glass
Resistance IP68 IP68
Colors
Black

White

Blue

Red

Green
White

Blue

Red

Green

Violet

Bronze

Screen

Diagonal 5.4" 6.5"
Type Oled Super Amoled
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9 20:9
Resolution FHD+
1080 x 2340 px
FHD+
1080 x 2400 px
Density 477 Pixels per inch 405 Pixels per inch

Others

Others
  • Wide screen notch
  • Brightnes 625 cd/m² (typ)
  • Peak brightness - 1200 cd/m²
  • 2000000:1 contrast ratio
  • HDR
  • DCI-P3
  • Wide Color display (P3)
  • True Tone display
  • Super Retina XDR
  • Scratch resistant
  • Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
  • Frameless
  • Haptic Touch
  • Hole-punch Notch
  • Refresh rate 120 Hz
  • Peak brightness - 1200 cd/m²
  • 2000000:1 contrast ratio
  • Always-On Display
  • TÜV Rheinland Eye Comfort Certification
  • HDR10+
  • DCI-P3
  • Scratch resistant
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Frameless

User reviews

Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?
9.8
8.8
Do you think it's a nice phone?
9.6
9.4
Is it comfortable?
9.8
9.4
Can you see it well in the sunlight?
9.0
9.2
Number of reviews
12 opinions
40 opinions

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model Apple A14 Bionic Samsung Exynos 990
CPU 2x Icestorm 3.1 GHz + 4x Firestorm 1.8 GHz 2x Exynos M5 2.73 GHz + 2x Cortex-A76 2.5 GHz + 4x Cortex-A55 2.0 GHz
Type Hexa-Core Octa-Core
Manufacturing 5 nm 7 nm
Frequency 3.1 GHz 2.73 GHz
64 Bits Yes Yes

Graphics

GPU Apple 4-core graphics processing unit A14 GPU ARM Mali-G77 MP11

RAM

RAM 4 GB 6 GB
Type LPDDR4X RAM RAM LPDDR5

Storage

Capacity 64 GB 128 GB
Type -- UFS Storage 3.1
SD Slot No Yes ,
Slot for SD or second SIM card

Security

Fingerprint No Yes, in screen

Sensors

Sensors
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • Hall

Others

Notifications LED -- --
Cooling system No Yes
Gaming buttons No No

User reviews

Does it have good sound?
9.3
9.5
Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
9.8
9.1
What's your experience been with demanding games?
9.7
8.6
Number of reviews
12 opinions
40 opinions

Camera

Main

No. of cameras Double rear camera Triple rear camera
1
Camera type

Standard

Standard
Resolution 12 Mpx 12 Mpx
Sensor Sony IMX372 Samsung S5K2LD
Type CMOS ISOCELL
Aperture ƒ/ 1.6 ƒ/ 1.8
ISO -- --
Pixel size 1.40 µm 1.80 µm
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size 1/3.4 1/1.76
2
Camera type

Wide Angle lens

Telephoto lens
Resolution
12 Mpx
8 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX503
Unknown
Type
CMOS
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ƒ/ 2.0
ISO
--
--
Pixel size
1.40 µm
1.00 µm
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
1/2.55
--
3
Camera type
--

Wide Angle lens
Resolution
12 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Pixel Binning
--
Sensor size
--

Features

Flash LED Dual LED
Optical Stabilisation Yes Yes
Slow Motion Video Yes,
240 fps
Yes,
960 fps
Others
  • 4K Video
  • Optical zoom
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Ultra stable video
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
  • Manual focus
  • Continuous autofocus
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • ISO settings
  • Continuous shooting
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • White balance settings
  • Face detection
  • RAW
  • HDR
  • Panorama
  • Night Mode
  • Geotagging
  • Exposure compensation
  • 4K Video
  • Digital zoom
  • Optical zoom
  • Triple camera
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Scene mode
  • RAW
  • Self-timer
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Continuous shooting
  • White balance settings
  • Face detection
  • HDR
  • Geotagging
  • Night Mode

Selfie

SELF
Camera type

Dedicated

Dedicated
Resolution 12 Mpx 32 Mpx
Sensor Sony IMX514 Unknown
Type CMOS --
Aperture ƒ/ 2.2 ƒ/ 2.2
ISO -- --
Pixel size -- 0.80 µm
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size -- --
Others
--
--

DxOMark Score

DxOMark Score
122
Mobile
132
Photo
112
Video
115
Mobile
119
Photo
101
Video

User reviews

Quality of daytime photos
9.8
9.5
Quality of nighttime photos
9.2
8.9
Quality of selfies
9.7
8.7
Does it have a powerful flash?
9.3
9.4
Number of reviews
12 opinions
40 opinions

Connectivity

Network compatibility

5G
  • n1 (2100)
  • n2 (1900 PCS)
  • n3 (1800)
  • n5 (850)
  • n7 (2600)
  • n8 (900)
  • n12 (700)
  • n20 (800)
  • n25 (1900)
  • n28b (700)
  • n28a (700)
  • n38 (2600)
  • n40 (2300)
  • n41 (2500)
  • n66 (1700)
  • n77 (3700)
  • n78 (3500)
  • n79 (4700)
--
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B13 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (700)
  • B30 (2300)
  • B32 (1500)
  • B34 (TDD 2100)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B42 (TDD 3500)
  • B46 (TDD 5200)
  • B48 (TDD 3600)
  • B66 (1700/2100)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B20 (800)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (700)
  • B32 (1500)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B66 (1700/2100)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B6 (800)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • CDMA2000 EV-DO REV.A
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • CDMA BC1 (1900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM Dual Sim Dual Standby Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
  • Nano SIM
  • eSIM
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
  • WiFi 6 (802.11ax)
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
  • WiFi 6 (802.11ax)
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi MiMO
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi MiMO

Bluetooth

Version Bluetooth 5.1 LE Low energy consumption Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • ANT+
  • APT-x

Navigation

Navigation
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou
  • QZSS
  • Galileo
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou
  • Galileo

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • Proprietary
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

-- 0.241 W/Kg on head
1.447 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

-- --

Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • UMA
  • VoWiFi
  • NFC
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • ANT+

User reviews

Does it have good coverage for calls?
9.8
9.5
Quality of the GPS
9.8
9.7
And the WiFi?
9.8
9.6
Number of reviews
12 opinions
40 opinions

Battery

Battery

Capacity
2227 mAh
4500 mAh
Type Li-Ion Li-Polymer
Fast charge Yes,
20.0W
Yes,
25.0W
Others
  • Wireless charging
  • Non-removable
  • Wireless charging
  • Reverse charging
  • Non-removable

User reviews

How long does the battery last?
  • 17%
    Less than half day
  • 17%
    Less than a day
  • 50%
    One day
  • 17%
    More than one day
  • 0%
    Two days or more
  • 3%
    Less than half day
  • 15%
    Less than a day
  • 35%
    One day
  • 45%
    More than one day
  • 3%
    Two days or more
Number of reviews
12 opinions
40 opinions

Software

Software

Operating System
  • iOS 14
    iOS 14 , 9 months ago
  • Android 11
    Android 11 , 7 months ago
Google Services (official) -- Yes

User reviews

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
  • 42%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 50%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 8%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
  • 3%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 83%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 15%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
Do you regularly receive updates?
  • 0%
    Never
  • 8%
    Once a year
  • 17%
    Every six months
  • 75%
    Every two months or less
  • 6%
    Never
  • 0%
    Once a year
  • 39%
    Every six months
  • 56%
    Every two months or less
Number of reviews
12 opinions
40 opinions

Prices

Prices

Prices

Prices for the version Global  •  4GB  •  64GB Change

Prices

Prices for the version Global  •  6GB  •  128GB  •  4G Change