1. o4liberty's Avatar
    Who’s loving their 12 mini? I think it’s the best iPhone yet with its unique size and shape. It took a while to get use to but now it’s like I never left my iPhone 5.
    01-23-2021 08:39 AM
  2. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    I like it a lot. Granted, I carry it for a third line that I have so it's not a "daily driver" for me. I did use it as my main device for this first week I got it just because and it was really nice.
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    01-23-2021 01:37 PM
  3. jlarkins08's Avatar
    I really like the 12 mini, it’s my personal daily driver and it’s everything I need in a phone. I have other devices at my disposal that I use daily as well. My iPad mini 5 being one of them. Coming from a pixel 3 I wanted a smaller phone and Apple just delivered with mini. I hope they keep the line going. It’s a very niche product but I think Apple got some sales they wouldn’t have gotten if the mini wasn’t released. Just my opinion.
    dmoskaluk, Just_Me_D and Annie_M like this.
    01-24-2021 12:22 PM
  4. Annie_M's Avatar
    I really like the 12 mini, it’s my personal daily driver and it’s everything I need in a phone. I have other devices at my disposal that I use daily as well. My iPad mini 5 being one of them. Coming from a pixel 3 I wanted a smaller phone and Apple just delivered with mini. I hope they keep the line going. It’s a very niche product but I think Apple got some sales they wouldn’t have gotten if the mini wasn’t released. Just my opinion.
    I’m glad you are happy with your mini! I know that a lot of people have been excited about it. I think sales would have been even better had Apple not released the SE earlier in the year.
    Just_Me_D and fightcrazy like this.
    01-24-2021 07:17 PM
  5. gnirkatto's Avatar
    I like it, and there is nothing that I can't do with it that I normally do with phones.
    One exception: I'm trying to migrate from Evernote to Apple Notes. The notes that I created in E come across with a tiny font on Notes on the mini. I can barely read them. I can, on the (regular) 12. So I'm still undecided. In general, I prefer the small form factor of the mini, but if I can't read some of my notes.....
    01-25-2021 05:20 AM
  6. Cladster's Avatar
    Too small and overpriced IMO.
    01-26-2021 09:16 PM
  7. o4liberty's Avatar
    Too small and overpriced IMO.
    What isn't overpriced now a days?
    BreakingKayfabe and Spencerdl like this.
    01-26-2021 09:37 PM
  8. Phill_UK's Avatar
    Too small and overpriced IMO.
    Your opinion is wrong IMO.
    01-29-2021 12:58 PM
  9. markwebb's Avatar
    For an Android guy, I love mine: just the right size and price (with a trade-in), well constructed and blazingly fast!
    jlarkins08 and Annie_M like this.
    01-30-2021 06:12 PM
  10. bakron1's Avatar
    Told two of my long time clients who where looking for a smaller device about the new Mini and they both ended up buying one and one even bought 12 for his engineering group and said they love the smaller forum factor.
    02-05-2021 06:36 AM
  11. Mr Segundus's Avatar
    Too small and overpriced IMO.
    Agreed. I was going to get one, but $779 for 128GB is ridiculous. It should be the same price as the SE 2.
    Cladster likes this.
    02-17-2021 09:39 AM
  12. Phill_UK's Avatar
    Agreed. I was going to get one, but $779 for 128GB is ridiculous. It should be the same price as the SE 2.
    Seriously? It’s a smaller version of the 12 with exactly the same specs, and $100 cheaper!

    The SE 2020 is a great phone, but nowhere near the spec level of the 12 mini. Not even close, hence the price difference.
    markwebb likes this.
    02-17-2021 12:49 PM
  13. Coraya's Avatar
    I recently purchased a 12 mini in place of my 12 pro (which I'm selling). I like the size a lot better. Before that I had an iPhone X. I couldn't get over the phone getting any bigger. Just need a nice rugged battery case now. I love this thing so far.
    02-17-2021 07:07 PM
  14. Coraya's Avatar
    Hey, I haven't been here on imore for a while but I remember your username lol. Glad to see you're still around here. I agree. Just because a phone is smaller doesn't make it less capable.
    02-17-2021 07:09 PM
  15. Speedygi's Avatar
    The only concern I have is that it may have too little battery for my usage but everything else should be fine.
    Spencerdl likes this.
    02-18-2021 02:08 PM
  16. fightcrazy's Avatar
    I like it, and there is nothing that I can't do with it that I normally do with phones.
    One exception: I'm trying to migrate from Evernote to Apple Notes. The notes that I created in E come across with a tiny font on Notes on the mini. I can barely read them. I can, on the (regular) 12. So I'm still undecided. In general, I prefer the small form factor of the mini, but if I can't read some of my notes.....
    Can’t you increase the font?
    Vinny
    02-22-2021 09:14 PM
  17. gnirkatto's Avatar
    Can’t you increase the font?
    Vinny
    Of course this is possible.
    However, when having to quickly check notes, it is cumbersome to first fiddle with the font to make it readable, in particular in case of mixed data types like text, tables, maybe drawings etc., which sometimes corrupts layouts and makes it even harder to read.
    So, on the mini, I can't read converted Evernote-pages as they are, without messing around. On the 12, I can read them as they are.
    Unfortunately, there is no option to "bulk-edit" these notes to eg. change the font globally. This would not solve the layout issues, but would help for a start. Not gonna happen though.
    But to be clear, this is not a huge problem. I still like the mini a lot.
    02-23-2021 04:23 AM
  18. o4liberty's Avatar
    Still going strong with mine can't wait to see the new battery case Apple is working on.
    02-24-2021 10:18 AM

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