Samsung Galaxy A12 vs Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra Specs Comparison

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Display

Size:

6.5 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution:

1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI
3088 x 1440 pixels, 19.3:9 ratio, 501 PPI

Technology:

LCD
Dynamic AMOLED

Refresh rate:

120Hz

Screen-to-body:

85.80 %
89.87 %

Peak brightness:

1750 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765 (12 nm)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SM8550 (4 nm)

Processor:

Octa-core, 4x 2.3GHz Cortex-A53 + 4x 1.8GHz Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 1x 3.36GHz Kryo Prime + 4x 2.8GHz Kryo Gold + 3x 2.0GHz Kryo Silver

GPU:

PowerVR GE8320
Adreno 740

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR5X

Internal storage:

64GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 48.2 GB
256GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1024 GB

OS:

Android (10), Samsung One UI UI
Android (13)

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

Battery

Capacity:

5000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Fast charging, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W
Wired: 45.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm
Aperture size: F1.7; Sensor size: 1/1.3"

Second camera:

5 MP (Ultra-wide)
10 MP (Telephoto, OIS)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2
Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 69 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.52"

Third camera:

2 MP (Macro)
10 MP (Telephoto)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4
Optical zoom: 10.0x; Aperture size: F4.9; Focal Length: 230 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.52"

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Depth information)
12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"

Flash:

LED
Dual LED

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (30 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (960 fps)

Features:

OIS, HDR

Front:

8 MP
12 MP (Autofocus)

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)
6.43 x 3.07 x 0.35 inches (163.3 x 78 x 8.9 mm) , thickness with camera 0.42 inches (10.68 mm)

Weight:

7.23 oz (205.0 g)
8.25 oz (234.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Yes; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint

Features:

Stylus

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, White, Blue, Red
Phantom Black, Cream, Green, Lavender

Cellular

5G:

n1, n7, n28, n41, n66, n71, n78, n258, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

4G (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), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

4G (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

3G:

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

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Dual Nano SIM + eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share, MirrorLink
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.3

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax, Wi-Fi 6E; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, OTG

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

NFC
NFC, Ultra Wideband (UWB)

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
$ 1200

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 cable, SIM Tray ejector, Paperwork

Availability

Officially announced:

Yes
Yes
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