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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy M12 vs Samsung Galaxy A72

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

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

5.6 inches
6.5 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution:

2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 441 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 393 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
PLS
Super AMOLED

Refresh rate:

90Hz
90Hz

Screen-to-body:

75.60 %
81.86 %
84.74 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 7885
Samsung Exynos 850 S5E3830
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SM7125

Processor:

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 8 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Kryo 465, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

Mali-G71
Mali-G52 MP1
Adreno 618

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4
6GB

Internal storage:

64GB
64GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 19.5 GB
128GB (UFS)

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung One UI
Android (10)
Android (11), One UI 3.0 UI

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
6000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Fast charging
Fast charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W
Wired: 25.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

16 MP (PDAF)
48 MP (Autofocus)
64 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7
Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

5 MP (Ultra-wide)
8 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2
Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.0 μm

Third camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Depth information)
5 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD)

Features:

Hyperlapse, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front:

16 MP (Dual-Camera)
8 MP (HDR)
32 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

5.87 x 2.78 x 0.33 inches (149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm)
6.46 x 2.99 x 0.38 inches (164.0 x 75.9 x 9.7 mm)
6.50 x 3.05 x (165 x 77.4 x 8.4 mm)

Weight:

6.07 oz (172.0 g)
7.80 oz (221.0 g)
7.16 oz (203.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Materials & Colors:

Black, Blue, White, Violet

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Gold, Orchid grey, Blue
Black, white, blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 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), 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), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
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), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A Cat 7 (300/100 Mbit/s), LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes
Shared with microSD
Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share, MirrorLink
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
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 b, g, n; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band, 802.1x; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, OTG

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Nov 14, 2017
Mar 22, 2021
Jan 26, 2021

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA530F
A3LSMM127G
A3LSMA725M

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.26 W/kg
1.15 W/kg
0.29 W/kg

Body:

0.76 W/kg
1.20 W/kg
0.30 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.54 W/kg
1.51 W/kg
1.56 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.98 W/kg
1.25 W/kg
0.59 W/kg

EU SAR:

Head:

0.23 W/kg

Body:

1.17 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

€ 449

Availability

Officially announced:

Dec 19, 2017
Mar 11, 2021
Mar 17, 2021
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