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Samsung Galaxy Note5 vs Samsung Galaxy A52 vs Samsung Galaxy A12

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

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

5.7 inches
6.5 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1440 pixels, 518 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 405 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED
LCD

Refresh rate:

90Hz

Screen-to-body:

76.62 %
84.79 %
85.80 %

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 7 Octa 7420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765

Processor:

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 570, 64-bit, 8 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU:

Mali-T760 MP8
Adreno 619
PowerVR GE8320

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB, available to use: 54.1 GB, not expandable
128GB
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 (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (11), Samsung One UI
Android (10), Samsung One UI UI

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
4500 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W
Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

16 MP (OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
64 MP (OIS, Autofocus)
48 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm

Second camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide)
5 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

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

Third camera:

5 MP (Macro)
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

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

Fourth camera:

5 MP (Depth information)
2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

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

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD), 640x480 (VGA)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

OIS, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, EIS, Video calling
Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front:

5 MP
32 MP
8 MP

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.03 x 3.00 x 0.30 inches (153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6 mm)
6.30 x 2.96 x 0.33 inches (159.9 x 75.1 x 8.4 mm)
6.46 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm)

Weight:

6.03 oz (171.0 g)
6.67 oz (189.0 g)
7.23 oz (205.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Stylus, Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black sapphire, Gold platinum, Silver titan, White pearl
Black, White, Blue, Red

Cellular

5G:

n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n40, n41, n66, n78

LTE (FDD):

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

LTE (TDD):

Bands 40(2300)
Bands 38(2600), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
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
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
Wireless screen share, MirrorLink

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

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

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 15, 2015
Mar 17, 2014
Mar 11, 2021

FCC ID value:

A3LSMN920A
A3LSMA526U
A3LSMA125U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.22 W/kg
0.74 W/kg
1.14 W/kg

Body:

0.76 W/kg
0.53 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.27 W/kg
1.51 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.98 W/kg
0.72 W/kg
1.34 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

€ 429
€ 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:

Aug 13, 2015
Mar 17, 2021
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