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Google Pixel Slate vs Microsoft Surface Pro 6 vs Samsung Galaxy A12

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

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

12.3 inches
12.3 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

2000 x 3000 pixels, 293 PPI
1824 x 2736 pixels, 267 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
LCD

Screen-to-body:

76.71 %
76.86 %
85.80 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

400 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Intel Core-i7 8500Y
Intel Core i7 8650U
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765

Processor:

Dual-core, 1500 MHz, 64-bit, 14 nm
Quad-core, 1900 MHz, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU:

Intel HD Graphics 615
Intel UHD Graphics 620
PowerVR GE8320

RAM:

16GB
16GB
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

256GB
1000GB
64GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 48.2 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet
Smartphone

OS:

Chrome OS
Windows (10)
Android (10), Samsung One UI UI

Battery

Capacity:

5000 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging:

USB Power Delivery
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Autofocus)
8 MP (Autofocus)
48 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm

Second camera:

5 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2

Third camera:

2 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 MP (Wide Angle)
5 MP
8 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

11.45 x 7.95 x 0.28 inches (290.85 x 202.04 x 7.0 mm)
11.5 x 7.9 x 0.33 inches (292.1 x 200.7 x 8.4 mm)
6.46 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm)

Weight:

25.79 oz (731.0 g)
27.94 oz (792.0 g)
7.23 oz (205.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Metal
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Blue
Black, Gray
Black, White, Blue, Red

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

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

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Mini Displayport
Wireless screen share, MirrorLink

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Type-C (reversible)
Full-size USB, USB 3.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC

Phone features

Other features:

Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 11, 2021

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA125U

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.14 W/kg

Body:

1.20 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.34 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1599
$ 550
€ 179

User Manual:

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

In The Box:

Power brick, USB cable, Headphones, Sim card extraction tool

Warranty period:

12 Months

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 09, 2018
Oct 03, 2018
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