LG G8 ThinQ vs Samsung Galaxy A12

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Display

Size:

6.1 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

3120 x 1440 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 563 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI

Technology:

OLED
LCD

Screen-to-body:

83.66 %
85.80 %

Peak brightness:

600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU:

Adreno 640
PowerVR GE8320

RAM:

6GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB, available to use: 106 GB
64GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 48.2 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie)
Android (10), Samsung One UI UI

Battery

Capacity:

3500 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.5; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm

Second camera:

16 MP (Ultra-wide)
5 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1 μm
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:

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

Features:

HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 MP (Dual-Camera, Autofocus)
8 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.98 x 2.83 x 0.33 inches (151.9 x 71.8 x 8.4 mm)
6.46 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm)

Weight:

5.89 oz (167.0 g)
7.23 oz (205.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68; MIL-STD-810 certified

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Aurora black, Platinum gray, Carmine red
Black, White, Blue, Red

Cellular

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), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), 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:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

32-Bit DAC, DTS:X Virtual Surround, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink
Wireless screen share, MirrorLink

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, 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, OTG
Charging, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 15, 2019
Mar 11, 2021

FCC ID value:

ZNFG820UM
A3LSMA125U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.98 W/kg
1.14 W/kg

Body:

0.95 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.29 W/kg
1.34 W/kg

Phablet:

3.88 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 820
€ 179

User Manual:

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

In The Box:

USB Type-C cable, Quick Charge 3.0 charger, SIM tray opener, Clear case, Stereo headset
Power brick, USB cable, Headphones, Sim card extraction tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 24, 2019
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