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Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DS 64GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A02 (SM-A022F/DS 64GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy M12 vs Samsung Galaxy A02 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A02 XSamsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DS 64GB)11Points
Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DS 64GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
04PointsSamsung Galaxy A02 (SM-A022F/DS 64GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy M12 X
Samsung Galaxy A02 (SM-A022F/DS 64GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

13
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Quad

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/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 M12 (SM-M127F/DS 64GB)11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DS 64GB)vsGalaxy A02 (SM-A022F/DS 64GB)4 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A02 (SM-A022F/DS 64GB)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core73%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.5Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+(quad camera) 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 13MP + 2MP
+(front) 8MP63%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 10
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+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
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
214 grams (7.49 ounces)vs+206 grams (7.21 ounces)4%
Lighter
9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)vs+9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)7%
Thinner
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.
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

33 Common items in both devices
64GB (48GB available) / 64GB (50GB available)
eMMC 5.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
TFT PLS
16 million
720x1600 pixels
+26 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A02 (SM-A022F/DS 64GB)
ModelGalaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DS 64GB)Galaxy A02 (SM-A022F/DS 64GB)
Other model namesGalaxy M12 SM-M127F/Dual-SIMGalaxy A02 SM-A022F/Dual-SIM (64GB + 3GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)BrazilPhilippines
(Global, International), Brazil, Philippines
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateApril, 2021January, 2021
Depth9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)
Size (width x height)75.9 x 164 millimeters (2.99 x 6.46 in)75.9 x 164 millimeters (2.99 x 6.46 in)
Weight214 grams (7.49 ounces)206 grams (7.21 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 M12 (SM-M127F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A02 (SM-A022F/DS 64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 11Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A02 (SM-A022F/DS 64GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 850 Octa (8nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6739WW (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MP1PowerVR GE8100 570Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (48GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (50GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A02 (SM-A022F/DS 64GB)
Display typeTFT PLSTFT PLS
Screen size6.5" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI270 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features90Hz60Hz
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A02 (SM-A022F/DS 64GB)
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/upload300/50 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A02 (SM-A022F/DS 64GB)
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, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A02 (SM-A022F/DS 64GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2123º
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
(dual camera)
13 megapixels
2MP macrof/2.4
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 lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
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 M12 (SM-M127F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A02 (SM-A022F/DS 64GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2560x1920 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 M12 (SM-M127F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A02 (SM-A022F/DS 64GB)
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 M12 (SM-M127F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A02 (SM-A022F/DS 64GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.1 + 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, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A02 (SM-A022F/DS 64GB)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Black, Blue, Green
- One UI Core 3.1
- Mono speakers
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Blue, Red, Gray
- One UI 2.0
- Mono sound (not stereo)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A02 (SM-A022F/DS 64GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
10W Standard charging
Talk time autonomy2940 minutes | 49 hours | 2 daysfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127F/DS 64GB)Samsung Galaxy A02 (SM-A022F/DS 64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.645W/kg (head) | 1.707W/kg (body)
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