Samsung Galaxy S20 FE vs Samsung Galaxy A12 vs Google Pixel 4a 5G

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Display

Size:

6.5 inches
6.5 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution:

2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 405 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 416 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body:

85.79 %
85.80 %
82.94 %

Features:

120Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SM7250-AB

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm
Octa-core, 2400 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 650
PowerVR GE8320
Adreno 620

RAM:

6GB LPDDR5
4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB (UFS 3.1), 103.4
64GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 48.2 GB
128GB (UFS 2.1), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1000 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

4500 mAh
5000 mAh
3885 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

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

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 15.0W
Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Quad camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.76"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

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

Third camera:

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

Specifications:

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

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

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

Features:

EIS
OIS, Time-lapse video, EIS

Front:

32 MP (EIS, HDR)
8 MP
8 MP (Dual-Camera, Time-of-Flight (ToF))

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.29 x 2.93 x 0.33 inches (159.8 x 74.5 x 8.4 mm)
6.46 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm)
6.06 x 2.91 x 0.32 inches (153.9 x 74.0 x 8.2 mm)

Weight:

6.70 oz (190.0 g)
7.23 oz (205.0 g)
5.93 oz (168.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

In-screen fingerprint
Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

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

Colors:

Cloud red, Cloud orange, Cloud lavender, Cloud mint, Cloud navy, Cloud white
Black, White, Blue, Red
Just black, Clearly white

Cellular

5G:

SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave
n1, n2, n5, n12, n25, n28, n41, n66, n71, n78, Sub-6

LTE (FDD):

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)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
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), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

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

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share, MirrorLink
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

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

Location:

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

Other:

NFC
NFC
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 17, 2020
Mar 11, 2021
Sep 01, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG781U link
A3LSMA125U
A4RG025E link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.32 W/kg
1.14 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Body:

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

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.60 W/kg
1.59 W/kg
1.57 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.01 W/kg
1.34 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Phablet:

3.43 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 699
€ 179
$ 500

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy S20 FE User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.
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
18W USB-C power adapter, 1 m USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 23, 2020
Nov 24, 2020
Sep 30, 2020
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