LG Velvet vs Samsung Galaxy A12 vs Samsung Galaxy A21

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Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.8 inches
6.5 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

2460 x 1080 pixels, 20.5:9 ratio, 395 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI

Technology:

P-OLED
LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

88.89 %
85.80 %
79.20 %

Features:

60Hz refresh rate, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SM7250-AB
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765
Mediatek Helio P35

Processor:

Octa-core, 2400 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU:

Adreno 620
PowerVR GE8320
PowerVR GE8320

RAM:

6GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB (UFS 2.1), available to use: 95.4 GB
64GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 48.2 GB
32GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 19.8 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (11, 10)
Android (10), Samsung One UI UI
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

4300 mAh
5000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Fast charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 9.0W
Wired: 15.0W
Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 15 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2
Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera:

5 MP (Depth information)
2 MP (Macro)
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4
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) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

EIS

Front:

16 MP (HDR)
8 MP
13 MP

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.58 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches (167.2 x 74 x 7.9 mm)
6.46 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm)
6.61 x 3.02 x 0.32 inches (167.8 x 76.7 x 8.1 mm)

Weight:

6.35 oz (180.0 g)
7.23 oz (205.0 g)
6.81 oz (193.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

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

Biometrics:

In-screen fingerprint
Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Aurora white, Aurora green, Aurora gray, Illusion sunset, Aurora silver
Black, White, Blue, Red
Black

Cellular

5G:

SA, NSA

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 14(700 PS), 20(800 DD), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)
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), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 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
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

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

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

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

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, 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
Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3
M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 30, 2020
Mar 11, 2021
Apr 17, 2020

FCC ID value:

ZNFG900UM
A3LSMA125U
ZCASMA215U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.23 W/kg
1.14 W/kg
0.42 W/kg

Body:

1.02 W/kg
1.20 W/kg
1.27 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg
1.27 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.12 W/kg
1.34 W/kg
1.27 W/kg

Phablet:

3.85 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 600
€ 179
$ 250

User Manual:

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

In The Box:

Quick Charging Block, USB-C cable, SIM Tray Eject Tool, Quick Start Guide, Product Safety and Warranty Information
Power brick, USB cable, Headphones, Sim card extraction tool
This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy A21 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

Availability

Officially announced:

May 07, 2020
Nov 24, 2020
Apr 08, 2020
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