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Samsung Galaxy Beam 2 (SM-G3858) vs Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Beam 2 vs Samsung Galaxy A12 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A12 XSamsung Galaxy Beam 2 (SM-G3858)06Points
Samsung Galaxy Beam 2 (SM-G3858)
4.66"
TFT

480x800

5
MP

0.3mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

vs
25PointsSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy Beam 2 X
Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non 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 Beam 2 (SM-G3858)6 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Beam 2 (SM-G3858)vsGalaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)25 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)
+165 grams (5.78 ounces)24%
Lighter
vs205 grams (7.18 ounces)
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
1.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core169%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GBvs+4GB LPDDR33 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
8GB (5GB available)vs+64GB (48GB available)9 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC15 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
11.6 millimeters (0.46 inches)vs+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)30%
Thinner
TFT LCDvs+TFT PLSAdvantage
TFT PLS display is brighter and more vivid
480x800 pixelsvs+720x1600 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
200 PPIvs+270 PPI35%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
4.66"vs+6.5"39%
Larger screen
(back) 5MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP11 times
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+EIS: Digital stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
(front) 0.3MPvs+(front) 8MP25 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
HD (1280x720)vs+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) VGA (640x480)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)6 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 4.2.2 Jelly Beanvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
3G+ HSPA+vs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbpsvs+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2600 mAhvs+5000 mAh92%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
4.0 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

16 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
+9 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 Beam 2 (SM-G3858)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)
ModelGalaxy Beam 2 (SM-G3858)Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy Beam2 G3858Galaxy A12 SM-A125F/Dual-Sim (64GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region availableChina
China
(Global, International)South AfricaAlgeriaCameroonNigeriaPakistanKenyaSenegal
(Global, International), South Africa, Algeria, Cameroon, Nigeria, Pakistan, Kenya, Senegal
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateApril, 2014December, 2020
Depth11.6 millimeters (0.46 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)70 x 134.5 millimeters (2.76 x 5.3 in)75.8 x 164 millimeters (2.98 x 6.46 in)
Weight165 grams (5.78 ounces)205 grams (7.18 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Beam 2 (SM-G3858)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Beam 2 (SM-G3858)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)
Chipset32bit64bit - MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
CPU processor1.2Ghz Quad-CoreOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerfeature not registeredPowerVR GE8320 680Mhz
RAM memory1GB4GB LPDDR3
Internal storage8GB (5GB available)64GB (48GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Beam 2 (SM-G3858)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT PLS
Screen size4.66" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~65.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution480x800 pixels720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)200 PPI270 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Beam 2 (SM-G3858)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload21/5.76 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 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 networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
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 Beam 2 (SM-G3858)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy Beam 2 (SM-G3858)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels(quad camera)
48 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2,123º
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution2560x1920 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationNot supportedEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Beam 2 (SM-G3858)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)
Front camera (secondary)0.3 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution640x480 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)VGA (640x480)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Beam 2 (SM-G3858)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Beam 2 (SM-G3858)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Beam 2 (SM-G3858)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Gray silver
- Built-in nHD projector
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Beam 2 (SM-G3858)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2600 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Beam 2 (SM-G3858)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.673W/kg (head) | 1.377W/kg (body)
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