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Nokia 9 PureView vs Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)

Side by side comparison between Nokia 9 PureView vs Samsung Galaxy A12 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Nokia 9 PureView
5.99"
POLED

1440x2880

12
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3320
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
05PointsSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)Compare Nokia 9 PureView X
Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Nokia 9 PureView

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!

9 PureView30 Advantages Nokia 9 PureViewvsGalaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)5 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
+2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core27%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+6GB LPDDR4XAdvantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
vs6GB LPDDR3
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+172 grams (6.02 ounces)19%
Lighter
vs205 grams (7.18 ounces)
+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)11%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+P-OLEDAdvantage
P-OLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT PLS
+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+1440x2880 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1600 pixels
+538 PPI99%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs270 PPI
+(6 cameras) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP + 12MP + 12MP + 0.3MP6%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(quad camera) 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(front) 20MP149%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+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
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+18W20%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs15W
+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
5.99"vs+6.5"9%
Larger screen
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3320 mAhvs+5000 mAh51%
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

23 Common items in both devices
128GB (110GB available) / 128GB (106GB available)
60Hz
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
+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 featuresNokia 9 PureViewSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Model9 PureViewGalaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Other model namesNokia 9 PureView TA-1082, A-1087, TA-1094Galaxy A12 SM-A125F/Dual-Sim (128GB + 6GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
PhilippinesIndonesiaMalaysia
Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia
BrandNokiaSamsung
Release dateFebruary, 2019December, 2020
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)75 x 155 millimeters (2.95 x 6.1 in)75.8 x 164 millimeters (2.98 x 6.46 in)
Weight172 grams (6.02 ounces)205 grams (7.18 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Nokia 9 PureViewSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareNokia 9 PureViewSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630 710MhzPowerVR GE8320 680Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (110GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (106GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayNokia 9 PureViewSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Display typeP-OLEDTFT PLS
Screen size5.99" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~79.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2880 pixels (18:9)720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)538 PPI270 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Display features60Hz, HDR1060Hz
Mobile networksNokia 9 PureViewSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-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/upload1024/150 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 (TA-1094), GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkTA-1082 version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

TA-1087 version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

TA-1094 version:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16
VoLTE

TA-1082 version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)

TA-1087 version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)

TA-1094 version:
LTE (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (34, 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, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, 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
CallingNokia 9 PureViewSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
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
CameraNokia 9 PureViewSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Back camera (main camera)(6 cameras)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawide
12MP mono
12MP mono
12MP mono
0.3MP TOF 3D
(quad camera)
48 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2,123º
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.9" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.25µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
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/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraNokia 9 PureViewSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Front camera (secondary)20 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.8" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaNokia 9 PureViewSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityNokia 9 PureViewSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsNokia 9 PureViewSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Midnight Blue
- Android One
- Zeiss optics back cameras
- Always-on display
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyNokia 9 PureViewSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3320 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging
5W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 3
USB Power Delivery 1.0
15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateNokia 9 PureViewSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
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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