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Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A12 vs Xiaomi Redmi 9T phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi 9T XSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)02Points
Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
19PointsXiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy A12 X
Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

48
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)

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!

Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)2 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)vsRedmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)19 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)
+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8%
Thinner
vs9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 10
2.3GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2GHz 64bit Octa-Core7%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.2Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
205 grams (7.18 ounces)vs+198 grams (6.93 ounces)4%
Lighter
TFT PLSvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
720x1600 pixelsvs+1080x2340 pixels119%
Higher resolution screen
270 PPIvs+395 PPI46%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.5"vs+6.53"1%
Larger screen
(quad camera) 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP5%
Higher resolution main camera
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 400 Mbps167%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Virtual ambient light sensorvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Virtual proximity sensorvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
5000 mAhvs+6000 mAh20%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
15Wvs+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.
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+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
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

31 Common items in both devices
128GB (106GB available)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
+24 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)
ModelGalaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A12 SM-A125F/Dual-Sim (128GB + 4GB RAM)红米9T M2010J19SG (Global 128GB + 6GB RAM)
Country or region availableIndonesiaSingaporeThailandTurkey
Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey
SingaporeThailandTaiwan
Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan
BrandSamsungXiaomi
Release date12/21/2020, Announced: 11/24/20201/18/2021
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)
Size (width x height)75.8 x 164 millimeters (2.98 x 6.46 in)77.3 x 162.3 millimeters (3.04 x 6.39 in)
Weight205 grams (7.18 ounces)198 grams (6.93 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)
System versionAndroid 10Android 10
Firmware updateAndroid 11feature not registered
User InterfaceOne UI 3.1feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765) (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SM6115 (11nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2GHz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 MP2 (680MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 610 950Mhz
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 108503 (v8)
Geekbench: 1022 (v5.4)
GFXBench: 5fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.2
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)
Display typeTFT PLSTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches6.53" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hz60Hz, 400nits[typ]

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)
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 Mbps400/150 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
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

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2123°
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2120°1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
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 on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.1 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)Supported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM
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

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedSupported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Virtual ambient light sensor
Virtual proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh6000 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging18W Fast battery charging
2.5W Reverse charging USB between devices
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered56 hours (2.3 days)
Standbyfeature not registered672 hours (28 days)

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red- Colors: Carbon Gray, Twilight Blue, Sunrise Orange, Ocean Green
- MIUI 12
- Hi-Res audio
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Stereo dual speakers

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/6GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.673W/kg (head), 1.377W/kg (body)feature not registered
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