Nokia 8 vs Samsung Galaxy A12 - specs comparison - PhoneArena

Nokia 8 vs Samsung Galaxy A12

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Display

Size:

5.3 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1440 pixels, 554 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
LCD

Screen-to-body:

69.44 %
85.80 %

Peak brightness:

700 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10 nm)
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765 (12 nm)

Processor:

Octa-core, 2500 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit
Octa-core, 4x 2.3GHz Cortex-A53 + 4x 1.8GHz Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 540
PowerVR GE8320

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

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

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)
Android (10), Samsung One UI UI

Battery

Capacity:

3090 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

13 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)
48 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm

Second camera:

13 MP (Black and White, Laser and PDAF)
5 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 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) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

13 MP (Wide Angle)
8 MP

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.96 x 2.90 x 0.31 inches (151.5 x 73.7 x 7.9 mm)
6.46 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm)

Weight:

5.64 oz (160.0 g)
7.23 oz (205.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Resistance:

Splash; IP54

Biometrics:

Iris scanner, Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

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

Colors:

Silver, 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), 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), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
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 Cat 9 (450/50 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:

Shared with microSD
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share, MirrorLink

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:

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
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, Data cable, Headset, Quick Start Guide, SIM door key
Power brick, USB cable, Headphones, Sim card extraction tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Aug 16, 2017
Nov 24, 2020
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