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Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 64GB) vs LG G5 (H840)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy M12 vs LG G5 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG G5 XSamsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 64GB)12Points
Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 64GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG G5 (H840)
5.3"
IPS

1440x2560

16
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2800
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? LG G5 (H840)

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-M127G/DS 64GB)12 Advantages Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 64GB)vsG5 (H840)18 Advantages LG G5 (H840)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core31%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+64GB (48GB available)118%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (22GB available)
+6.5"23%
Larger screen
vs5.3"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP139%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 16MP + 8MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo/video only main camera
+1/2" inches30%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.6" inches
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+6000 mAh114%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2800 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)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
221 grams (7.74 ounces)vs+159 grams (5.57 ounces)39%
Lighter
9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)vs+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)26%
Thinner
TFT PLSvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
720x1600 pixelsvs+1440x2560 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
270 PPIvs+554 PPI105%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS (3-axis): Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
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
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
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+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

22 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC / Until 2TB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / LDAF: laser detection autofocus
(front) 8MP
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+15 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 64GB)LG G5 (H840)
ModelGalaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 64GB)G5 (H840)
Other model namesGalaxy M12 SM-M127G/Dual-SIM (4GB RAM)LG G5 SE, LG G5 Lite, LG-H840, LGH840
Country or region availableIndia
India
(Latin America)Brazil
(Latin America), Brazil
BrandSamsungLG
Release dateFebruary, 2021March, 2016
Depth9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)75.9 x 164 millimeters (2.99 x 6.46 in)73.9 x 149.4 millimeters (2.91 x 5.88 in)
Weight221 grams (7.74 ounces)159 grams (5.57 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 64GB)LG G5 (H840)
Operating systemAndroid 11Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareSamsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 64GB)LG G5 (H840)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 850 Octa (8nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A72
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MP1Qualcomm Adreno 510 600Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (48GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (22GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 2TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 64GB)LG G5 (H840)
Display typeTFT PLSTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches5.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~70.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI554 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 4
Display features90Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 64GB)LG G5 (H840)
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/upload300/50 Mbps300/50 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 850/900/2100UMTS 850/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6 700/850/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,12,17)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
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 M12 (SM-M127G/DS 64GB)LG G5 (H840)
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 M12 (SM-M127G/DS 64GB)LG G5 (H840)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2123º
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
(dual camera)
16 megapixels
8MPf/2.412mm1/3.2
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels5312x2988 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered29mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2.6" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusLDAF: laser detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS (3-axis): Optical 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/video only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 64GB)LG G5 (H840)
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 registered1/4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 64GB)LG G5 (H840)
RadioFMFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 64GB)LG G5 (H840)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 64GB)LG G5 (H840)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor
Other features- Colors: Black, Blue, White
- One UI 3.1
- Mono speakers
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Silver, Titan, Gold, Pink
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- LG Optimus UX 5.0 UI
- LG 360 VR supported
- LG CAM Plus supported
- 3D Arc Glass screen
- Modular battery
- Fast battery charging: 83% in 30min
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 64GB)LG G5 (H840)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity6000 mAh2800 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
Standard charging
Talk time autonomy3480 minutes | 58 hours | 2.4 days1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registered22800 minutes | 380 hours | 15.8 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 64GB)LG G5 (H840)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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