Today marks one full week with the iPhone 12 mini and I have absolutely no buyer’s remorse. It might very well be my favorite iPhone, but if it’s not, it’s in the top 2 or 3. Nostalgia plays tricks on the mind and so maybe I’m remembering the first iPhone because it was so revolutionary rather than being a great product. The iPhone 5, however, was so just fantastic. I remember thinking it was impossibly light. This mini almost feels the same way.
The battery has not been an issue on any level. Now, granted, I’ve not been going out as much and only once did I get the Low Battery Power warning, but it was a day of early rising combined with a bought of insomnia (and so lots of doom scrolling), so a smaller battery hasn’t changed my habits or caused me any inconvenience.
This iPhone was $250 less than my iPhone 11 Pro, is easier to hold, and is somehow cute. So far, I fully recommended it.