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Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A12 vs Samsung Galaxy A52 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A52 X Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB) 02Points
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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25Points Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB) Compare Samsung Galaxy A12 X
6.5"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

Octa-core

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 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/6GB)} 2 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB) vs Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)} 25 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)
+5000 mAh11%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4500 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
2.3GHz 64bit Octa-core (12nm)vs+2.3GHz 64bit Octa-core (8nm)16%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
205 grams (7.18 ounces)vs+189 grams (6.62 ounces)8%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)6%
Thinner
TFT PLSvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
60Hzvs+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
720x1600 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
270 PPIvs+405 PPI50%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(quad camera) 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP51%
Higher resolution main camera
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
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.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 32MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 11vs+Android 14Advantage
Android 14 is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G LTE-A) 600 Mbps3 times
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
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
15Wvs+25W67%
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.
Mono sound (not stereo)vs+Stereo sound with dual speakersAdvantage
Better sound quality for listening to music or clearer hands-free calls
802.11 b/g/n [wifi4]vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5]Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

24 Common items in both devices
6GB LPDDR4X
128GB (106GB available) / 128GB (102GB available)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
6.5"
LED flash
+17 specs and more in the table below

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๐Ÿ“ฑ Model features

Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)
ModelGalaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A12 SM-A125F/Dual-Sim (128GB + 6GB RAM)Galaxy A52 (4G) SM-A525F/Dual-SIM (128GB + 6GB RAM)
Country or region availablePhilippinesIndonesiaMalaysia
Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia
(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date12/21/2020, Announced: 11/24/20203/26/2021, Announced: 3/17/2021
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)75.8 x 164 millimeters (2.98 x 6.46 in)75.1 x 159.9 millimeters (2.96 x 6.3 in)
Weight205 grams (7.18 ounces)189 grams (6.62 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min

๐Ÿ“ฒ Display

Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Display typeTFT PLSSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.5" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI405 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Refresh rate60Hz90Hz
Display featuresNot supported800nits[peak]
Always-On Display

๐Ÿค– Operating System

Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)
System versionAndroid 10Android 11
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 14
User InterfaceOne UI 3.1One UI 3.1 / 4.1 / 5.1 / 6.0

โš™๏ธ Processor

Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Chipset64bit: MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765) (12nm)64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G (SM7125) (8nm)
CPUOcta-core, 2 processors:
4x 2.3GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Quad-core)
4x 1.8GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Quad-core)
Octa-core, 2 processors:
2x 2.3GHz Kryo 465 Gold (Dual-core)
6x 1.8GHz Kryo 465 Silver (Hexa-core)
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 MP2 (680MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 618 (750MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 261282 (v8)
Geekbench: 5865 (v4.4), 1577 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 15fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

๐Ÿ’ฝ Memory and storage

Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (102GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

๐Ÿ“ถ Mobile networks

Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum Download / Upload150/50 Mbps600/100 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse 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 Cat12 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 26, 28, 32, 66)
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 supportedUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+

๐Ÿ“ท Camera

Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
5MP ultrawide f/2.2123ยฐ
2MP macro f/2.4
2MP depth f/2.4
(quad camera)
64 megapixels
12MP ultrawide f/2.2123ยฐ1.12ยตm
5MP macro f/2.4
5MP depth f/2.4
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.72" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8ยตm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registered1080p@60fps

๐Ÿ“ธ Front camera

Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8ยตm pixel

๐Ÿ”‰ Sound and multimedia

Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)Stereo sound with dual speakers
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

๐Ÿ”Œ Connectivity

Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 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 [wifi4] (2.4GHz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

๐Ÿงญ Sensors

Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 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 (under display)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Virtual proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

๐Ÿ”‹ Battery

Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Battery typeLiPo: li-ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: li-ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts15W Wired fast charging25W Wired fast charging
Inductive / wireless chargingNot supportedNot supported
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered35 hours (1.5 days)
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

โž• Other features

Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 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
Miscellaneousโ€ข Colors: Black, White, Blue, Redโ€ข Colors: Awesome Black, White, Violet, Blue

โ˜ข๏ธ Radiation rate

Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 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)0.348W/kg (head), 0.844W/kg (body)
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