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Lenovo A5 (16GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)

Side by side comparison between Lenovo A5 vs Samsung Galaxy A12 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Lenovo A5 (16GB)
5.45"
IPS

720x1440

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Quad

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
18PointsSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)Compare Lenovo A5 X
Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 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/DS 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!

A5 (16GB)6 Advantages Lenovo A5 (16GB)vsGalaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)18 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
+160 grams (5.6 ounces)28%
Lighter
vs205 grams (7.18 ounces)
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT PLS
+295 PPI9%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs270 PPI
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+802.11 b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
1.5Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core95%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR333%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (9GB available)vs+128GB (106GB available)11 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
9.8 millimeters (0.39 inches)vs+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)10%
Thinner
720x1440 pixelsvs+720x1600 pixels11%
Higher resolution screen
5.45"vs+6.5"19%
Larger screen
(back) 13MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP3 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.
HD (1280x720)vs+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 8.1 Oreovs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
4000 mAhvs+5000 mAh25%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
4.2 + 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.

23 Common items in both devices
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
(front) 8MP
+16 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 featuresLenovo A5 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
ModelA5 (16GB)Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
Other model names联想A5 3GB RAM, Lenovo A5 Dual-simGalaxy A12 SM-A125F/Dual-Sim (128GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region availableChina
China
IndonesiaSingaporeThailandTurkey
Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey
BrandLenovoSamsung
Release dateJune, 2018December, 2020
Depth9.8 millimeters (0.39 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)70.86 x 146.2 millimeters (2.79 x 5.76 in)75.8 x 164 millimeters (2.98 x 6.46 in)
Weight160 grams (5.6 ounces)205 grams (7.18 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Lenovo A5 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareLenovo A5 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6739 (28nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
CPU processor1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8100 570MhzPowerVR GE8320 680Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (9GB available)128GB (106GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLenovo A5 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT PLS
Screen size5.45" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~74% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1440 pixels720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)295 PPI270 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksLenovo A5 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1,3,5,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingLenovo A5 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraLenovo A5 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels(quad camera)
48 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2,123º
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 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 stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraLenovo A5 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaLenovo A5 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLenovo A5 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLenovo A5 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Fingerprint sensor
Accelerometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Rose Gold
- Plastic body
- ZUI 3.9
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLenovo A5 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateLenovo A5 (16GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 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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