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Samsung Galaxy A12 vs Apple iPhone SE (2020) vs Samsung Galaxy A02s

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

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.5 inches
4.7 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI
1334 x 750 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 326 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI

Technology:

LCD
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

85.80 %
65.34 %
81.80 %

Peak brightness:

625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765
Apple A13 Bionic APL1W85
Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SDM450

Processor:

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm
Hexa-core, 2650 MHz, Lightning and Thunder, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

PowerVR GE8320
Apple-designed 4 core
Adreno 506

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
3GB LPDDR4
3GB

Internal storage:

64GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 48.2 GB
64GB, not expandable
32GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 20.5 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1024 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10), Samsung One UI UI
iOS (15.x, 14.x, 13.x)
Android (11, 10)

Battery

Capacity:

5000 mAh
1821 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

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

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W
Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

48 MP (Autofocus)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
13 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F2.2

Second camera:

5 MP (Ultra-wide)
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2
Aperture size: F2.4

Third camera:

2 MP (Macro)
2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.4

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)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus

Front:

8 MP
7 MP (EIS, HDR)
5 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.46 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm)
5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches (138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm)
6.46 x 2.99 x 0.36 inches (164.2 x 75.9 x 9.1 mm)

Weight:

7.23 oz (205.0 g)
5.22 oz (148.0 g)
6.91 oz (196.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, White, Blue, Red
Black, White, Red
Black, White, Blue

Cellular

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), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

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

UMTS:

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

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

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share, MirrorLink
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
4.2

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot
802.11 b, g, n, 802.1x; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer

Other:

NFC
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible:

T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 11, 2021
Feb 07, 2021

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA125U
ZCASMA025U

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.14 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Body:

1.20 W/kg
0.85 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.40 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.34 W/kg
0.85 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

€ 179
$ 399

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
EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
Power brick, USB Cable, Headphones, Sim Card extractor tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Nov 24, 2020
Apr 15, 2020
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