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BlackBerry Z10 (3G) vs Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F 128GB/4GB)

Side by side comparison between BlackBerry Z10 vs Samsung Galaxy A12 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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BlackBerry Z10 (3G)
4.2"
IPS

768x1280

8
MP

2mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Dual

1800
mAh

(Removable)

vs
21PointsSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F 128GB/4GB)Compare BlackBerry Z10 X
Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F 128GB/4GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F 128GB/4GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Z10 (3G)11 Advantages BlackBerry Z10 (3G)vsGalaxy A12 (SM-A125F 128GB/4GB)21 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F 128GB/4GB)
+136 grams (4.76 ounces)51%
Lighter
vs205 grams (7.18 ounces)
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT PLS
+355 PPI31%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs270 PPI
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
1.5Ghz 32bit Dual-Corevs+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core176%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR2vs+4GB LPDDR3100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (11GB available)vs+128GB (106GB available)9 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC15 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)1%
Thinner
768x1280 pixelsvs+720x1600 pixels17%
Higher resolution screen
4.2"vs+6.5"55%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP6 times
Higher resolution main camera
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 2MPvs+(front) 8MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
70000 apps (BlackBerry App World)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)35 times
More apps available to download and use
3G+ HSPA+vs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbpsvs+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
1800 mAhvs+5000 mAh178%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
4.0 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

17 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Full HD (1920x1080)
Capacitive
Multitouch
+10 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresBlackBerry Z10 (3G)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F 128GB/4GB)
ModelZ10 (3G)Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F 128GB/4GB)
Other model namesBlackBerry Z10 3G STL100-1, RIM LondonGalaxy A12 SM-A125F Single-Sim (128GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region availablefeature not registeredAustraliaNew Zealand
Australia, New Zealand
BrandBlackBerrySamsung
Release dateJanuary, 2013December, 2020
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)65.6 x 130 millimeters (2.58 x 5.12 in)75.8 x 164 millimeters (2.98 x 6.46 in)
Weight136 grams (4.76 ounces)205 grams (7.18 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)BlackBerry Z10 (3G)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F 128GB/4GB)
Operating systemBlackBerry OS 10Android 10
Firmware updateBlackBerry OS 10.2feature not registered
HardwareBlackBerry Z10 (3G)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F 128GB/4GB)
Chipset32bit - Texas Instruments OMAP 4470 (45nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
CPU processor1.5Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR SGX544PowerVR GE8320 680Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR24GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (11GB available)128GB (106GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayBlackBerry Z10 (3G)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F 128GB/4GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT PLS
Screen size4.2" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~58.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution768x1280 pixels720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)355 PPI270 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksBlackBerry Z10 (3G)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F 128GB/4GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload21/5.76 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingBlackBerry Z10 (3G)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F 128GB/4GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraBlackBerry Z10 (3G)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F 128GB/4GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels(quad camera)
48 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2,123º
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraBlackBerry Z10 (3G)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F 128GB/4GB)
Front camera (secondary)2 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaBlackBerry Z10 (3G)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F 128GB/4GB)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, Xvid, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityBlackBerry Z10 (3G)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F 128GB/4GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputMicro HDMI Type DNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsBlackBerry Z10 (3G)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F 128GB/4GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- BBM 6
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyBlackBerry Z10 (3G)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F 128GB/4GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity1800 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 dayfeature not registered
Standby18720 minutes | 312 hours | 13 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateBlackBerry Z10 (3G)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F 128GB/4GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.673W/kg (head) | 1.377W/kg (body)
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