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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy M12 vs Samsung Galaxy S20 FE

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

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

5.6 inches
6.5 inches
6.5 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, 405 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
PLS
Super AMOLED

Refresh rate:

90Hz
120Hz

Screen-to-body:

75.60 %
81.86 %
85.79 %

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 7885
Samsung Exynos 850 S5E3830
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250

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, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Mali-G71
Mali-G52 MP1
Adreno 650

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

64GB
64GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 19.5 GB
128GB (UFS 3.1), available to use: 103.4 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
6000 mAh
4500 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

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

Max charge speed:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Quad camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7
Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.76"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2
Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 76 mm; Sensor size: 1/4.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

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

Features:

Hyperlapse, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
EIS

Front:

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

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 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)
6.29 x 2.93 x 0.33 inches (159.8 x 74.5 x 8.4 mm)

Weight:

6.07 oz (172.0 g)
7.80 oz (221.0 g)
6.70 oz (190.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
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
Cloud red, Cloud orange, Cloud lavender, Cloud mint, Cloud navy, Cloud white

Cellular

5G:

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), 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), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

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

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 Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes
Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share, MirrorLink
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

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, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

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

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
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), Barometer
Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Nov 14, 2017
Mar 22, 2021
Sep 17, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA530F
A3LSMM127G
A3LSMG781U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.26 W/kg
1.15 W/kg
0.32 W/kg

Body:

0.76 W/kg
1.20 W/kg
0.82 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.54 W/kg
1.51 W/kg
1.60 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.98 W/kg
1.25 W/kg
1.01 W/kg

Phablet:

3.43 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 699

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy S20 FE User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

Availability

Officially announced:

Dec 19, 2017
Mar 11, 2021
Sep 23, 2020
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