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Samsung Galaxy A32 vs Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy A12

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

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.5 inches
6.8 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI
3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 516 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI

Technology:

TFT
Dynamic AMOLED
LCD

Refresh rate:

60Hz
120Hz (adaptable)

Screen-to-body:

81.58 %
89.33 %
85.80 %

Peak brightness:

1500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

MediaTek Dimensity 720 MT6853
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765

Processor:

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Cortex-A76 and Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU:

Mali-G57 MC3
Adreno 660
PowerVR GE8320

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
12GB LPDDR5
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB (UFS 2.2)
128GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable
64GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 48.2 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1024 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android
Android (11), Samsung One UI
Android (10), Samsung One UI UI

Battery

Capacity:

5000 mAh
5000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, USB Power Delivery, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W
Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.33"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2
Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 70 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F2.2

Third camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.4

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Depth information)
10 MP (Periscope, OIS, PDAF)
2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4
Optical zoom: 10.0x; Aperture size: F4.9; Focal Length: 240 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

OIS, HDR, Hyperlapse, Video light, EIS

Front:

13 MP
40 MP (PDAF, HDR)
8 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.46 x 3.00 x 0.36 inches (164.2 x 76.1 x 9.1 mm)
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (165.1 x 75.6 x 8.9 mm)
6.46 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm)

Weight:

7.23 oz (205.0 g)
8.04 oz (229.0 g)
7.23 oz (205.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Awesome black, Awesome white, Awesome blue, Awesome violet
Phantom black, Silver
Black, White, Blue, Red

Cellular

5G:

n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n20, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n78, n79
n2, n5, n12, n25, n41, n66, n71, n77, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)
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), 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), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 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-A, 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
LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share, MirrorLink

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.1
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Charging
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out
Charging, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC
NFC, ANT+
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 08, 2021
Dec 22, 2020
Mar 11, 2021

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA326U
A3LSMG998U
A3LSMA125U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.57 W/kg
0.77 W/kg
1.14 W/kg

Body:

1.17 W/kg
1.02 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.02 W/kg
1.16 W/kg
1.34 W/kg

Phablet:

3.15 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

€ 280
$ 1200
€ 179

User Manual:

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

In The Box:

C to C Data Cable, Ejection Pin
Power brick, USB cable, Headphones, Sim card extraction tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Jan 13, 2021
Jan 14, 2021
Nov 24, 2020
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