Unboxing: You think iPhone 12 mini is small? You ain't seen nothing yet

Iphone 12 Mini
Iphone 12 Mini (Image credit: Apple)

What you need to know

  • The iPhone 12 mini launch is just a couple of weeks away.
  • This unboxing shows just how minuscule the new iPhone is.
  • You're going to lose this in your pocket.

Apple will release its iPhone 12 mini in a couple of weeks and expectations are high. The mini iPhone is something people have wanted for years and now it's almost here. But nobody was expecting it to be this small.

A new unboxing video shows just how small iPhone 12 mini is, with four different colors shown off. In fact, the mini is so small that the person unboxing can fit four of them in their hand at the same time.

Now that's mini! Check out the video in the second tweet below.

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With a screen so small it's probably a good job you can use Siri and AirPods for hands-free calling, right?

So what do we reckon, folks? Is iPhone 12 mini too small? Will your cat swallow it whole?

Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.