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Nokia 2.3 vs Nokia 5.1 vs Samsung Galaxy A12

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

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.2 inches
5.5 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

1520 x 720 pixels, 19:9 ratio, 271 PPI
2160 x 1080 pixels, 18:9 ratio, 439 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
LCD

Screen-to-body:

80.63 %
73.15 %
85.80 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

MediaTek Helio A22
MediaTek Helio P18 MT6755S
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765

Processor:

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

GPU:

PowerVR GE8300
Yes
PowerVR GE8320

RAM:

2GB
3GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

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

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10, 9.0 Pie)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo)
Android (10), Samsung One UI UI

Battery

Capacity:

4000 mAh
2970 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Single camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

13 MP (Autofocus)
16 MP (PDAF)
48 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm

Second camera:

2 MP (Depth information)
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)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

5 MP
8 MP (Wide Angle)
8 MP

Design

Dimensions:

6.21 x 2.97 x 0.34 inches (157.69 x 75.41 x 8.68 mm)
5.95 x 2.78 x 0.33 inches (151.1 x 70.73 x 8.27 mm)
6.46 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm)

Weight:

6.46 oz (183.0 g)
5.29 oz (150.0 g)
7.23 oz (205.0 g)

Materials:

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

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Cyan green, Sand, Charcoal
Black, Brown, Blue
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), 17(700 b), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share, MirrorLink

Radio:

FM
FM

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

Charging
Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer

Other:

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, 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:

€ 179

User Manual:

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

In The Box:

Quick start guide, Safety booklet, Charger, Micro USB cable, SIM tray tool
Charger, Charging / data cable, Quick guide
Power brick, USB cable, Headphones, Sim card extraction tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Dec 05, 2019
May 29, 2018
Nov 24, 2020
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