Apple iPhone 12 vs Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite vs Samsung Galaxy S21

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.1 inches
6.5 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution:

2532 x 1170 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 457 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 402 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 424 PPI

Technology:

OLED
AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

87.24 %
85.25 %
86.06 %

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)
800 cd/m2 (nit)
1300 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

60Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, 90Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate (adaptive), HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A14 Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

Processor:

Hexa-core, 3100 MHz, 64-bit, 5 nm
Quad-core, 2400 MHz, Kryo 670, 64-bit, 5 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Yes
Adreno 642
Adreno 660

RAM:

4GB
6GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

64GB (NVMe), not expandable
128GB (UFS 2.2)
128GB (UFS 3.0), not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

iOS (14.x)
Android (11), MIUI 12 UI
Android (11), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

2815 mAh
4250 mAh
4000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging
Fast charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, USB Power Delivery, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 33.0W
Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)
64 MP (Autofocus)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm
Aperture size: F1.8
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.76"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover)
5 MP (Telephoto, Macro)
64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm
Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Third camera:

8 MP (Ultra-wide)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features:

OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording
OIS, HDR, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Video light, EIS

Front:

12 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)
20 MP
10 MP (PDAF, HDR)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

5.78 x 2.81 x 0.29 inches (146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm)
6.32 x 2.98 x 0.27 inches (160.53 x 75.73 x 6.81 mm)
5.97 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

5.78 oz (164.0 g)
5.61 oz (159.0 g)
6.03 oz (171.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

3D Face unlock
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint

Keys:

Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, White, Red, Green, Blue, Purple
Truffle Black, Citrus Yellow, Mint Green
Phantom pink, Violet, Gray, White

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave
n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n20, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n77, n78
n2, n5, n12, n25, n41, n66, n71, n77, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Dolby Atmos
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.2
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Lightning
Type-C (reversible)
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2

Features:

Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC, Infrared
NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 19, 2021
Dec 08, 2020

FCC ID value:

2AFZZK9G
A3LSMG991U

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.03 W/kg
0.36 W/kg

Body:

1.06 W/kg
1.08 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
3.96 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.72 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Phablet:

2.49 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 829
€ 369
$ 800

In The Box:

USB-C to Lightning Cable, Documentation
33W charger, USB Type-C Cable, Type-C to 3.5 mm Headphone Adapter, SIM eject tool, Soft case, User guide, Warranty card
C to C Data Cable, Ejection Pin

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 13, 2020
Mar 29, 2021
Jan 14, 2021
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