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Samsung Galaxy A50 vs Apple iPad mini 6 vs Samsung Galaxy A12

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

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.4 inches
8.3 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 403 PPI
2266 x 1488 pixels, 327 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD
LCD

Refresh rate:

60Hz

Screen-to-body:

85.24 %
77.41 %
85.80 %

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610
Apple A15 Bionic
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765

Processor:

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm
Hexa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU:

Mali-G72 MP3
Yes
PowerVR GE8320

RAM:

4GB
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB, available to use: 107 GB
64GB
64GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 48.2 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Tablet
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10, 9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI
iPadOS (15.x)
Android (10), Samsung One UI UI

Battery

Capacity:

4000 mAh
5078 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Single camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

25 MP (PDAF)
12 MP
48 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 μm
Aperture size: F1.8
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm

Second camera:

8 MP (Ultra-wide)
5 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2

Third camera:

5 MP (Depth information)
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.4

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

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

Features:

Hyperlapse, EIS

Front:

25 MP
12 MP
8 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.24 x 2.93 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)
7.69 x 5.31 x 0.25 inches (195.4 x 134.8 x 6.3 mm)
6.46 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm)

Weight:

5.86 oz (166.0 g)
10.34 oz (297.0 g)
7.23 oz (205.0 g)

Materials:

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

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Coral, Blue, White
Space Gray, Pink, Purple, Starlight
Black, White, Blue, Red

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
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)
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), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(800)
Bands 1(2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s
LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Dolby Atmos
Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share, MirrorLink

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Charging
Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 11, 2019
Mar 11, 2021

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA505F
A3LSMA125U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.34 W/kg
1.14 W/kg

Body:

0.45 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.44 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.20 W/kg
1.34 W/kg

Phablet:

1.07 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 350
€ 179

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 25, 2019
Sep 14, 2021
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