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Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 32GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A12 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 XSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)10Points
Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
15PointsXiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 32GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy A12 X
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 32GB)
6.3"
IPS

1080x2340

12
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 32GB)

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-A125M)10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)vsRedmi Note 7 (12MP 32GB)15 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 32GB)
+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core7%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2Ghz 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)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+6.5"3%
Larger screen
vs6.3"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12MP + 2MP
+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 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
+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
205 grams (7.18 ounces)vs+186 grams (6.51 ounces)10%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)10%
Thinner
TFT PLSvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
720x1600 pixelsvs+1080x2340 pixels119%
Higher resolution screen
270 PPIvs+409 PPI51%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 13MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps2 times
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
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
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
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

26 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
Plastic body, glass front / Plastic body, glass front/back
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
+19 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-A125M)Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 32GB)
ModelGalaxy A12 (SM-A125M)Redmi Note 7 (12MP 32GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A12 SM-A125M Single-Sim (64GB + 4GB RAM)Xiaomi Note 7 M1901F7H, M1901F7I, Xiaomi Lavender
Country or region available(Latin America)ArgentinaMexico
(Latin America), Argentina, Mexico
India
India
BrandSamsungXiaomi
Release dateDecember, 2020March, 2019
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)75.8 x 164 millimeters (2.98 x 6.46 in)75.21 x 159.21 millimeters (2.96 x 6.27 in)
Weight205 grams (7.18 ounces)186 grams (6.51 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 11feature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 32GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660 (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 Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 680MhzQualcomm Adreno 512 650Mhz
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 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 32GB)
Display typeTFT PLSTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches6.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1080x2340 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI409 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 32GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps450/50 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100M1901F7H version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

M1901F7I version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat9
VoLTE

M1901F7H version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)

M1901F7I version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
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 networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 32GB)
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-A125M)Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 32GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2,123º
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 120 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.9" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.25µm 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
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 32GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4128x3096 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 registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 32GB)
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
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 32GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
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 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 32GB)
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
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI 3.1
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Space black, Nebula red, Neptune blue
- MIUI 10
- 19.5:9 aspect ratio
- Quick Charge 4
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 32GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.1W/kg (head) | 1.15W/kg (body)0.962W/kg (head) | 0.838W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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