iPhone 12 Dimensions Guide: New Models = NEW SIZES!

by | 20/10/2020 12:17 pm
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Apple’s range of iPhone 12 phones are similar to what came before, however, there will be a few curveballs in the form of the iPhone 12 mini – Apple’s new “small iPhone” option


iPhone 12 Size & Dimensions: 

  • iPhone 12 Mini – 131.5 x 64.2 x 7.4 mm
  • iPhone 12 – 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm
  • iPhone 12 Pro – 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max – 160.8 x 78.1 x 7.4 mm

The entry-level iPhone for the past couple of iPhone generations has been a fairly large phone; the iPhone XR and iPhone 11 both had 6.1in displays and dimensions of 150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm, as you can see inside our iPhone Size Guide.

The iPhone 12 Mini is the smallest iPhone Apple has produced in years; it has a 5.4in OLED display and dimensions of 131.5 x 64.2 x 7.4 mm. The iPhone 12, meanwhile, has a 6.1in OLED display, just like the iPhone XR and iPhone 11.

And remember: new iPhones mean BIG discounts on outgoing models like the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro.

The iPhone 12 will replace the iPhone 11 and iPhone XR; it will have a 6.1in OLED display, not an LCD panel. The iPhone 12 Pro Max has the largest display of any iPhone ever released (6.7in OLED), while the iPhone 12 Pro has a 6.1in OLED display, up from 5.8in on the iPhone 11 Pro.

iPhone 12 Dimensions vs iPhone SE: How Big Will Apple’s New iPhones Be? 

Apple’s iPhone 12 Mini has a 5.4in display, making it closer in size to the original iPhone SE than the outgoing iPhone 11. It is even smaller than the current iPhone SE 2020.

How? Doesn’t the original iPhone SE 2020 have a 4.7in display? Yes, it does – but it also has a home button. Doing away with the home button frees up about half an inch in space at the bottom of the phone.

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This is why the iPhone 11, iPhone XS, iPhone X, and iPhone XR are all smaller than the iPhone 8 Plus with respect to overall dimensions, despite having significantly larger displays.

So the overall dimensions of the iPhone 12 Mini, with its 5.4in OLED display, are 131.5 x 64.2 x 7.4 mm, making it closer in size to the iPhone SE, iPhone 5, and iPhone 5s than the iPhone 11 or iPhone XR.

iPhone 12 Pro Max Dimensions & Size – What To Expect…

At the other end of the scale, you have Apple’s iPhone 12 Max and iPhone 12 Pro Max. Apple’s iPhone 12 Pro Max is the biggest iPhone the company has ever released. It has a 6.7in OLED display and it measures in at 160.8 x 78.1 x 7.4 mm.

Dimensions for the iPhone 12 Pro are as follows: 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm. The iPhone 12 Pro now has a 6.1in display too.

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Meanwhile, Apple’s iPhone 12, the iPhone 11’s replacement, will maintain its 6.1in display, only this time it will be OLED, and like the same dimensions as its predecessor – 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm.

The iPhone 12 Pro, now slightly larger than before, measures in at 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm. And that will complete the series. So, to recap, here’s what you can expect from the iPhone 12 range with respect to dimensions and overall size:

iPhone 12 Dimensions (All Models)

  • iPhone 12 Mini – 131.5 x 64.2 x 7.4 mm
  • iPhone 12 – 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm
  • iPhone 12 Pro – 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max – 160.8 x 78.1 x 7.4 mm

The key thing about Apple’s iPhone 12 range of phones, aside from the addition of an extra model, is that all will feature OLED panels and all the models will ship with 5G.

Apple has also improved the camera tech too and we have the company’s new A14 SoC to play with – and it is mightily potent!

The last thing of note, however, is that, due to COVID, this year’s iPhone 12 release cycle could be staggered.

All models will have release dates before Christmas though, so no worries on that count.

Not bothered about 5G? Now’s the time to get an iPhone 11 then – all UK networks are selling the iPhone 11 inventory at heavily discounted prices ahead of the launch of Apple’s iPhone 12.

Why? Because of the need to get rid of all their old stock in time for the iPhone 12’s release date inside Q4 2020.

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