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Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A12 vs Samsung Galaxy A20 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A20 XSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)10Points
Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
07PointsSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)Compare Samsung Galaxy A12 X
Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)
6.4"
AMOLED

720x1560

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 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/DSN 64GB)10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)vsGalaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)7 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)
+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core53%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR4X
+64GB (48GB available)129%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (21GB available)
+720x1600 pixels3%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1560 pixels
+270 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs268 PPI
+6.5"2%
Larger screen
vs6.4"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 13MP + 5MP
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+5000 mAh25%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4000 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)
205 grams (7.18 ounces)vs+169 grams (5.92 ounces)21%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)14%
Thinner
TFT PLSvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.9 (aperture)5%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Not supportedvs+Proximity 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

34 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
+27 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/DSN 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)
ModelGalaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)
Other model namesGalaxy A12 SM-A125F/Dual-Sim-NFC (64GB + 4GB RAM)Galaxy A20 SM-A205U1 NFC (Unlocked)
Country or region available(Europe)Hong Kong
(Europe), Hong Kong
USA
USA
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateDecember, 2020April, 2019
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)74.7 x 158.4 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)
Weight205 grams (7.18 ounces)169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 11feature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7884 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.6Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.35Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 680MhzARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (48GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)
Display typeTFT PLSSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.5" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~85% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)720x1560 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI268 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hz60Hz
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)
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)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 66, 71)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
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/DSN 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)
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/DSN 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2,123º
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
(dual camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens28mm lens
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 on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)
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/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)
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
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI 3.1
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Deep Blue, Red, Coral Orange
- Display HD+
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1560 minutes | 26 hours | 1.1 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.09W/kg (head) | 0.6W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.673W/kg (head) | 1.377W/kg (body)feature not registered
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