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Samsung Galaxy A12 vs Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max

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

Display

Size:

6.5 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution:

1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI
2778 x 1284 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 457 PPI

Technology:

LCD
OLED

Refresh rate:

120Hz

Screen-to-body:

85.80 %
87.97 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765
Apple A15 Bionic

Processor:

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm
Hexa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

PowerVR GE8320
Yes

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
6GB

Internal storage:

64GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 48.2 GB
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10), Samsung One UI UI
iOS (15.x)

Battery

Capacity:

5000 mAh
4373 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W
Wired: 20.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm
Aperture size: F1.5; Focal length: 26 mm; Pixel size: 1.9 μm

Second camera:

5 MP (Ultra-wide)
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2
Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.8; Focal Length: 77 mm

Third camera:

2 MP (Macro)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal Length: 13 mm

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

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

Features:

OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light

Front:

8 MP
12 MP (Time-of-Flight (ToF), EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.46 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm)
6.33 x 3.07 x 0.30 inches (160.8 x 78.1 x 7.65 mm)

Weight:

7.23 oz (205.0 g)
8.47 oz (240.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel

Resistance:

Water, Splash, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, White, Blue, Red
Graphite, Gold, Silver, Sierra Blue

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n71, n77, n79, n258, n260, n261

LTE (FDD):

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), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 21(1500 Upper), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(800)

Data Speed:

LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share, MirrorLink
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Lightning

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, LiDAR scanner

Other:

NFC
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 11, 2021
Sep 14, 2021

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA125U
BCG-E4003A

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.14 W/kg
0.96 W/kg

Body:

1.20 W/kg
0.96 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.45 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.34 W/kg
0.96 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

€ 179
$ 1099

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
USB‑C to Lightning Cable, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Nov 24, 2020
Sep 14, 2021

Scheduled release:

(Official) Sep 24, 2021
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