LG K42 vs Samsung Galaxy A12

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Display

Size:

6.6 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 266 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
LCD

Screen-to-body:

83.04 %
85.80 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765

Processor:

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU:

PowerVR GE8320
PowerVR GE8320

RAM:

3GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB
64GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 48.2 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 2048 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

4000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

13 MP (PDAF)
48 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications:

Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2

Third camera:

2 MP (Macro)
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

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:

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

Front:

8 MP
8 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.50 x 3.02 x 0.33 inches (165 x 76.7 x 8.4 mm)
6.46 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm)

Weight:

6.49 oz (184.0 g)
7.23 oz (205.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Resistance:

Yes; MIL-STD-810 certified

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

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

Colors:

Gray, Green, Sky Blue, Red
Black, White, Blue, Red

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

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

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 5(850), 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:

Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share, MirrorLink

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; 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
Charging, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass
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:

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Nov 24, 2020
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