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Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB) vs Asus Zenfone 5Q

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A12 vs Asus Zenfone 5Q phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Asus Zenfone 5Q XSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)11Points
Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Asus Zenfone 5Q
6"
IPS

1080x2160

16
MP

20mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Asus Zenfone 5Q

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 64GB)11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)vsZenfone 5Q17 Advantages Asus Zenfone 5Q
+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core7%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMCP
+6.5"8%
Larger screen
vs6"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP138%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 16MP + 8MP
+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh52%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3300 mAh
+15W50%
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.
vs10W
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
4GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR4XAdvantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
205 grams (7.18 ounces)vs+168 grams (5.88 ounces)22%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)14%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT PLSvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
720x1600 pixelsvs+1080x2160 pixels103%
Higher resolution screen
270 PPIvs+402 PPI49%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
(front) 8MPvs+(dual front camera) 20MP + 8MP2 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
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 400 Mbps167%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely

24 Common items in both devices
64GB (48GB available) / 64GB (51GB available)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
+17 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)Asus Zenfone 5Q
ModelGalaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)Zenfone 5Q
Other model namesGalaxy A12 SM-A125F/Dual-Sim (64GB + 4GB RAM)Asus Zenfone 5Q ZC600KL, X017DA, X017D
Country or region available(Global, International)South AfricaAlgeriaCameroonNigeriaPakistanKenyaSenegal
(Global, International), South Africa, Algeria, Cameroon, Nigeria, Pakistan, Kenya, Senegal
USA
USA
BrandSamsungAsus
Release dateDecember, 2020July, 2018
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)75.8 x 164 millimeters (2.98 x 6.46 in)76.2 x 160.6 millimeters (3 x 6.32 in)
Weight205 grams (7.18 ounces)168 grams (5.88 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)Asus Zenfone 5Q
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)Asus Zenfone 5Q
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SDM630 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 680MhzQualcomm Adreno 508 650Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (48GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (51GB available)
eMCP
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)Asus Zenfone 5Q
Display typeTFT PLSTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~75.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1080x2160 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI402 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)Asus Zenfone 5Q
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 Mbps400/75 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 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat13/5 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 28)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, 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
CallingSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)Asus Zenfone 5Q
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)Asus Zenfone 5Q
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2,123º
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
(dual camera)
16 megapixels
8MP ultrawide13mm
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
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
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)Asus Zenfone 5Q
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels(dual front camera)
20 megapixels
8MP ultrawide13mm
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered23mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)Asus Zenfone 5Q
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)Asus Zenfone 5Q
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)Asus Zenfone 5Q
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Midnight Black, Moonlight White, Rouge Red
- 18:9 display
- 2.5D glass screen (front and rear)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)Asus Zenfone 5Q
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3300 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1800 minutes | 30 hours | 1.3 days
Standbyfeature not registered34560 minutes | 576 hours | 24 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)Asus Zenfone 5Q
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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