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Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 256GB) vs Xiaomi 12 (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A53 vs Xiaomi 12 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi 12 XSamsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 256GB)10Points
Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 256GB)
6.5"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Xiaomi 12 (128GB)
6.28"
AMOLED

1080x2400

50
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi 12 (128GB)

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 A53 (SM-A536E/DS 256GB)10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 256GB)vs12 (128GB)15 Advantages Xiaomi 12 (128GB)
+256GB (218GB available)116%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128GB (101GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)1%
Thinner
vs8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsAMOLED
+6.5"4%
Larger screen
vs6.28"
+(quad camera) 64MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP27%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 50MP + 13MP + 5MP
+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+5000 mAh11%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4500 mAh
+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2.4GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+3GHz 64bit Octa-Core32%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
8GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR5Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
UFS 2.2vs+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
189 grams (6.62 ounces)vs+180 grams (6.3 ounces)5%
Lighter
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
HDR10vs+Dolby Vision/HDR10+Advantage
The Dolby Vision/HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
16 millionvs+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
405 PPIvs+419 PPI3%
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
1/1.72" inchesvs+1/1.56" inches10%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
4K UHD (3840x2160)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
25Wvs+67W168%
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.
Not supportedvs+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
5.1 + A2DP/LEvs+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

33 Common items in both devices
120Hz
1080x2400 pixels
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
+26 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 256GB)Xiaomi 12 (128GB)
ModelGalaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 256GB)12 (128GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A53 5G SM-A536E/Dual-SIMXiaomi 12 5G 2201123G (Global), 2201123C (China)
Country or region available(Middle East)KazakhstanChilePhilippinesMalaysiaSingaporeThailandUkraine
(Middle East), Kazakhstan, Chile, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Ukraine
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungXiaomi
Release date3/24/2022, Announced: 3/17/202212/31/2021, Announced: 12/28/2011
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)74.8 x 159.6 millimeters (2.94 x 6.28 in)69.9 x 152.7 millimeters (2.75 x 6.01 in)
Weight189 grams (6.62 ounces)180 grams (6.3 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30minNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 256GB)Xiaomi 12 (128GB)
System versionAndroid 12Android 12
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User InterfaceOne UI 4.1MIUI 13

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 256GB)Xiaomi 12 (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 1280 (5nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (SM8450) (4nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.4GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A78
2GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
3GHz Single-Core ARM Cortex-X2
2.5GHz Triple-Core ARM Cortex-A710
1.79GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A510
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G68 (1GHz)Qualcomm Adreno 730 (818MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 329802 (v8), 379313 (v9)
Geekbench: 1891 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 19fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
AnTuTu: 985115 (v9)
Geekbench: 3652 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 75fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 256GB)Xiaomi 12 (128GB)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR5
Internal storage256GB (218GB available)
UFS 2.2
128GB (101GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 256GB)Xiaomi 12 (128GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDAMOLED
Screen size6.5" inches6.28" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~85.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~89.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)405 PPI419 PPI
Colors16 million1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass Victus
Refresh rate120Hz120Hz
Display features800nits[typ]
HDR10
1100nits[peak]
Dolby Vision/HDR10+

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 256GB)Xiaomi 12 (128GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
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, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20
VoLTE
Global version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 48)
China version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 26)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 40, 41, 66, 78)Global version:
SA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78, 79)
China version:
SA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 8, 28, 41, 77, 78, 79)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20
VoLTE
Global version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 48)
China version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 26)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 256GB)Xiaomi 12 (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
64 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.2123°1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.4
5MP depthf/2.4
(triple camera)
50 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.412mm123°1/3.06"1.12µm
5MP telephoto macrof/2.450mmAF
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels8160x6120 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.72" inches1/1.56" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extras1080p@60fps4K@60fps
1080p@960fps
Sony IMX707
Leica optics

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 256GB)Xiaomi 12 (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.5 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.7µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 256GB)Xiaomi 12 (128GB)
LoudspeakerStereo sound
Dolby Atmos
Stereo sound with dual speakers
24-bit/192kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by Harman Kardon
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot 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 A53 (SM-A536E/DS 256GB)Xiaomi 12 (128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputType-C reversible connectorType-C reversible connector
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE5.2 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS, NavIC
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedSupported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 256GB)Xiaomi 12 (128GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Virtual proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Virtual proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 256GB)Xiaomi 12 (128GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging67W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
50W Qi wireless charging
10W Reverse wireless charging between devices
Quick Charge 4
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomy42 hours (1.8 days)feature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 256GB)Xiaomi 12 (128GB)
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, Peach- Colors: Gray, Blue, Purple, Green
- LiquidCool

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 256GB)Xiaomi 12 (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.09W/kg (head), 0.91W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.885W/kg (head), 1.597W/kg (body)0.6W/kg (head), 1W/kg (body)
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