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Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB) vs Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A12 vs Realme 8i phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Realme 8i XSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)03Points
Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)
6.6"
IPS

1080x2412

50
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)

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)3 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)vs8i (128GB/4GB)19 Advantages Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)
+2.3GHz 64bit Octa-Core1%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.05GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+(quad camera) 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP6%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 50MP + 2MP + 2MP
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
64GB (48GB available)vs+128GB (104GB available)117%
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
205 grams (7.18 ounces)vs+194 grams (6.79 ounces)6%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)5%
Thinner
TFT PLSvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
60Hzvs+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
720x1600 pixelsvs+1080x2412 pixels126%
Higher resolution screen
270 PPIvs+400 PPI48%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.5"vs+6.6"2%
Larger screen
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) 16MP99%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(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
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Virtual proximity sensorvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
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
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

30 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4X
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+23 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)
ModelGalaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)8i (128GB/4GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A12 SM-A125F/Dual-Sim (64GB + 4GB RAM)Realme 8i RMX3151 (128GB+4GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)South AfricaAlgeriaCameroonNigeriaPakistanKenyaSenegal
(Global, International), South Africa, Algeria, Cameroon, Nigeria, Pakistan, Kenya, Senegal
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungRealme
Release date12/21/2020, Announced: 11/24/20209/14/2021, Announced: 9/9/2021
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)75.8 x 164 millimeters (2.98 x 6.46 in)75.5 x 164.1 millimeters (2.97 x 6.46 in)
Weight205 grams (7.18 ounces)194 grams (6.79 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)
System versionAndroid 10Android 11
Firmware updateAndroid 11feature not registered
User InterfaceOne UI 3.1Realme UI 2.0

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765) (12nm)64bit - MediaTek Helio G96 (12nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.05GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 MP2 (680MHz)ARM Mali-G57 MC2 (850MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 108503 (v8)
Geekbench: 1022 (v5.4)
GFXBench: 5fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
AnTuTu: 350000 (v9)

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (48GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (104GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)
Display typeTFT PLSTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches6.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1080x2412 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI400 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hz120Hz, 600nits[peak]

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)
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 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat13 (1, 3, 5, 8)
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 850/900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat13 (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2123°
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
(triple camera)
50 megapixels
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels8160x6120 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 registered1/2.76" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.64µm 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 64GB)Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4608x3456 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 registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)Mono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMNot supported
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 64GB)Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)
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/LE5.1 + 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 supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)
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)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)
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: Space Black, Space Purple
- Screen film protector
- Case protector

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)
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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