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Huawei P40 vs Samsung Galaxy A12

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

Display

Size:

6.1 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

2340 x 1080 pixels, 422 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI

Technology:

OLED
LCD

Refresh rate:

90Hz

Screen-to-body:

86.29 %
85.80 %

Features:

HDR support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

HiSilicon Kirin 990 (7 nm)
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765 (12 nm)

Processor:

Octa-core, 2860 MHz, ARM Cortex-A76 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit
Octa-core, 4x 2.3GHz Cortex-A53 + 4x 1.8GHz Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU:

Mali-G76 MP16
PowerVR GE8320

RAM:

6GB
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB
64GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 48.2 GB

Storage expansion:

Nano Memory (NM) up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10), Emotion UI
Android (10), Samsung One UI UI

Battery

Capacity:

3800 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Huawei SuperCharge, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 22.5W
Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 23 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.28"
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 80 mm
Aperture size: F2.2

Third camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 17 mm
Aperture size: F2.4

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, EIS

Front:

32 MP (Dual-Camera, HDR)
8 MP

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

5.86 x 2.80 x 0.33 inches (148.9 x 71.06 x 8.5 mm)
6.46 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm)

Weight:

6.17 oz (175.0 g)
7.23 oz (205.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Resistance:

Splash, Dust; IP53

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Deep Sea blue, Ice white, Black, Blush gold, Silver frost
Black, White, Blue, Red

Cellular

5G:

n1, n3, n28, n38, n41, n77, n78, n79

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 9(1800), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(800), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

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

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share, MirrorLink

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.1
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

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC
NFC

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:

€ 179

User Manual:

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

In The Box:

Charger, USB Type-C Cable, USB Type-C Earphones, Quick Start Guide, Eject Tool, Warranty Card
Power brick, USB cable, Headphones, Sim card extraction tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 26, 2020
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