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Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max vs Samsung Galaxy A12 vs Samsung Galaxy A32

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

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.7 inches
6.5 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

2778 x 1284 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 458 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI

Technology:

OLED
LCD
TFT

Refresh rate:

60Hz
60Hz

Screen-to-body:

87.45 %
85.80 %
81.58 %

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A14 Bionic
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765
MediaTek Dimensity 720 MT6853

Processor:

Hexa-core, 3100 MHz, 64-bit, 5 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Cortex-A76 and Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Yes
PowerVR GE8320
Mali-G57 MC3

RAM:

6GB LPDDR5
4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB (NVMe), not expandable
64GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 48.2 GB
64GB (UFS 2.2)

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1024 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

iOS (15.x, 14.x)
Android (10), Samsung One UI UI
Android

Battery

Capacity:

3687 mAh
5000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Max charge speed:

Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 15.0W
Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
48 MP (Autofocus)
48 MP (Autofocus, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm; Pixel size: 1.7 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm
Aperture size: F1.8

Second camera:

12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
5 MP (Ultra-wide)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2.5x; Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 65 mm
Aperture size: F2.2
Aperture size: F2.2

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide)
2 MP (Macro)
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm
Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.4

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Depth information)
2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Features:

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

Front:

12 MP (Time-of-Flight (ToF), EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)
8 MP
13 MP

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.33 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (160.84 x 78.09 x 7.39 mm)
6.46 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm)
6.46 x 3.00 x 0.36 inches (164.2 x 76.1 x 9.1 mm)

Weight:

8.03 oz (228.0 g)
7.23 oz (205.0 g)
7.23 oz (205.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic
Back: Plastic; Frame: Metal

Materials & Colors:

Pacific blue, Gold, Silver, Graphite

Resistance:

Water, Splash, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

3D Face unlock
Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, White, Blue, Red
Awesome black, Awesome white, Awesome blue, Awesome violet

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, n78, n79

LTE (FDD):

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), 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), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

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+)

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(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, UMTS
LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes
Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Dolby Atmos
Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share, MirrorLink
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Lightning
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Mass storage device
Charging

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, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 11, 2021
Mar 08, 2021

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA125U
A3LSMA326U

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.14 W/kg
0.57 W/kg

Body:

1.20 W/kg
1.17 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.34 W/kg
1.02 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1100
€ 179
€ 280

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy A12 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

USB‑C to Lightning Cable, Documentation
Power brick, USB cable, Headphones, Sim card extraction tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 13, 2020
Nov 24, 2020
Jan 13, 2021
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