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Sony Xperia 5 III vs Samsung Galaxy A52 vs Samsung Galaxy A12

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

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.1 inches
6.5 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

2520 x 1080 pixels, 21:9 ratio, 449 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 405 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI

Technology:

OLED
Super AMOLED
LCD

Refresh rate:

120Hz
90Hz

Screen-to-body:

81.34 %
84.79 %
85.80 %

Features:

HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SM7125
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Kryo 465, 64-bit, 8 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU:

Adreno 660
Adreno 618
PowerVR GE8320

RAM:

8GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

256GB (UFS)
128GB
64GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 48.2 GB

Storage expansion:

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

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

4500 mAh
4500 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging:

USB Power Delivery
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W
Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 1.8 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 (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Ultra-wide)
5 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.3; Focal Length: 70 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)
5 MP (Macro)
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"
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) (120 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

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

Front:

8 MP (HDR)
32 MP
8 MP

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.18 x 2.68 x 0.32 inches (157 x 68 x 8.2 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:

5.96 oz (169.0 g)
6.67 oz (189.0 g)
7.23 oz (205.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Metal
Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP65/68
Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key, Other
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Green, Pink
Black, White, Blue, Red

Cellular

5G:

n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n38, n40, n41, n77, n78, n79

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), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 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)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
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), 6(800), 8(900), 19(800)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE-A, HSPA
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
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, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Dolby Atmos, aptX, aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share, TV-out
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share, MirrorLink

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.2
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n, ac, ax; 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:

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

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC
NFC
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 11, 2021

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA125U

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.14 W/kg

Body:

1.20 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

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:

Apr 14, 2021
Mar 17, 2021
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