One of Apple's newest iPhone models could already be doomed

Of all the iPhone models released in 2020, perhaps the most curious is the iPhone 12 mini. In a world of enormous smartphones that require at least three hands to hold, the tiny 5.4-inch iPhone was notable for bucking the trend. But alas – it seems it wasn't quite the triumphant return to small phones that Apple might have been hoping for.

According to new reports, the iPhone 12 mini has "reached End-of-Life ahead of time", meaning Apple has begun winding down production of the unit. It's one of our best smartphones right now, but might the mini not survive the jump to the iPhone 13 line up?

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.