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Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB) vs LG Magna (3G H500)

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

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Compare LG Magna XSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)22Points
Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG Magna (3G H500)
5"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2540
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)

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)22 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)vsMagna (3G H500)7 Advantages LG Magna (3G H500)
+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core148%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.3Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+4GB LPDDR33 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR3
+64GB (48GB available)13 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (3.5GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC31 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)14%
Thinner
vs10.15 millimeters (0.4 inches)
+720x1600 pixels25%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+6.5"30%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP6 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+f/2.0 (aperture)20%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.4 (aperture)
+(front) 8MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
vs3G+ HSPA+
+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps
+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh97%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2540 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
205 grams (7.18 ounces)vs+137 grams (4.8 ounces)50%
Lighter
TFT PLSvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
270 PPIvs+294 PPI9%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
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
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily

18 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Full HD (1920x1080)
Capacitive
+11 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 featuresSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)LG Magna (3G H500)
ModelGalaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)Magna (3G H500)
Other model namesGalaxy A12 SM-A125F/Dual-Sim (64GB + 4GB RAM)Lusacell LG Magna H500, LG-H500, LG C90 Magna H500TR
Country or region available(Global, International)South AfricaAlgeriaCameroonNigeriaPakistanKenyaSenegal
(Global, International), South Africa, Algeria, Cameroon, Nigeria, Pakistan, Kenya, Senegal
Mexico
Mexico
BrandSamsungLG
Release dateDecember, 2020April, 2015
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)10.15 millimeters (0.4 inches)
Size (width x height)75.8 x 164 millimeters (2.98 x 6.46 in)69.9 x 139.8 millimeters (2.75 x 5.5 in)
Weight205 grams (7.18 ounces)137 grams (4.8 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)LG Magna (3G H500)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 5.0.1 Lollipop
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)LG Magna (3G H500)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)32bit - MediaTek MT6582 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 680MhzARM Mali-400 MP2
RAM memory4GB LPDDR31GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (48GB available)
eMMC 5.1
8GB (3.5GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)LG Magna (3G H500)
Display typeTFT PLSTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~70.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI294 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)LG Magna (3G H500)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps21/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G
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 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)LG Magna (3G H500)
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)LG Magna (3G H500)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2,123º
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
8 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
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 on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)LG Magna (3G H500)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)LG Magna (3G H500)
RadioFMFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)LG Magna (3G H500)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)LG Magna (3G H500)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
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
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Titan, White, Gold
- LG Optimus UI 4.1
- Knock Code, Quick Selfie
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)LG Magna (3G H500)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh2540 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registered21000 minutes | 350 hours | 14.6 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)LG Magna (3G H500)
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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