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Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB) vs Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 128GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy M52 vs Samsung Galaxy M12 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy M12 XSamsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)25Points
Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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03PointsSamsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 128GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy M52 X
Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 128GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)

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 M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)25 Advantages Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)vsGalaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 128GB)3 Advantages Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 128GB)
+2.4GHz 64bit Octa-Core31%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+173 grams (6.06 ounces)28%
Lighter
vs221 grams (7.74 ounces)
+7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)31%
Thinner
vs9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)
+Super AMOLED PlusAdvantage
Super AMOLED Plus display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT PLS
+120Hz33%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs90Hz
+1080x2400 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1600 pixels
+393 PPI46%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs270 PPI
+6.7"3%
Larger screen
vs6.5"
+(triple camera) 64MP + 12MP + 5MP42%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(quad camera) 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+1/1.72" inches16%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2" inches
+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(front) 32MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsVirtual ambient light sensor
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsVirtual proximity sensor
+25W67%
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.
vs15W
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+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
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
5000 mAhvs+6000 mAh20%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.

27 Common items in both devices
6GB LPDDR4X
128GB (101GB available) / 128GB (106GB available)
eMMC 5.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
LED flash
+20 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 128GB)
ModelGalaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 128GB)
Other model namesGalaxy M52 5G SM-M526B/Dual-SIM 128GB+6GB RAMGalaxy M12 SM-M127G/Dual-SIM (6GB RAM)
Country or region available(Latin America)(Global, International)
(Latin America), (Global, International)
India
India
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date10/2/2021, Announced: 9/24/20213/18/2021, Announced: 2/5/2021
Depth7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)
Size (width x height)76.4 x 164.2 millimeters (3.01 x 6.46 in)75.9 x 164 millimeters (2.99 x 6.46 in)
Weight173 grams (6.06 ounces)221 grams (7.74 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 128GB)
System versionAndroid 11Android 11
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User InterfaceOne UI 3.1One UI 3.1

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G (SM7325) (6nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 850 (8nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.4GHz Quad-Core Kryo 670
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 670
Octa-Core, 1 processor:
2GHz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 642L (550MHz)ARM Mali-G52 MP1
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 128GB)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (101GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (106GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 128GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLED PlusTFT PLS
Screen size6.7" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~86.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)393 PPI270 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features120Hz90Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 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
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 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 Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 40, 41, 66, 78)Not supported
Primary 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
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
64 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.2123°1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.4
(quad camera)
48 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2123°
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.72" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: 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 sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extras1080p@30fpsfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 128GB)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.8" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 128GB)
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)Mono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or moreNot supported
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

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 128GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Virtual ambient light sensor
Virtual proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 128GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh6000 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
15W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
Talk time autonomy48 hours (2 days)58 hours (2.4 days)
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 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: Blazing Black, White, Icy Blue- Colors: Black, Blue, White

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy M12 (SM-M127G/DS 128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.77W/kg (head), 0.8W/kg (body)1.19W/kg (head)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.789W/kg (head), 1.4W/kg (body)feature not registered
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