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Samsung Galaxy Xcover (GT-S5690) vs Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Xcover 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 Xcover (GT-S5690)06Points
Samsung Galaxy Xcover (GT-S5690)
3.65"
TFT

320x480

3.1
MP

512MB
RAM

32bit Single

1500
mAh

(Removable)

vs
28PointsSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy Xcover X
Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 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/DSN 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 Xcover (GT-S5690)6 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Xcover (GT-S5690)vsGalaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)28 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
+100 grams (3.5 ounces)105%
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
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
+Gorilla GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+Waterproof (IP?)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
800Mhz 32bit Single-Corevs+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core5 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
512MBvs+4GB LPDDR4X7 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
512MB (150MB available)vs+64GB (48GB available)327 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC31 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
11.95 millimeters (0.47 inches)vs+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)34%
Thinner
TFT LCDvs+TFT PLSAdvantage
TFT PLS display is brighter and more vivid
260 thousandvs+16 million61 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
320x480 pixelsvs+720x1600 pixels7 times
Higher resolution screen
158 PPIvs+270 PPI71%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
3.65"vs+6.5"78%
Larger screen
(back) 3.1MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP17 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
Not supportedvs+(front) 8MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
VGA (640x480)vs+Full HD (1920x1080)6 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 2.3.6 Gingerbreadvs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
3G HSUPAvs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(3G HSUPA) 7.2 Mbpsvs+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps20 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
1500 mAhvs+5000 mAh2 times
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Video callingAdvantage
The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
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
3.0 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
HTML, XHTML, Flash playervs+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet

13 Common items in both devices
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
+6 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 Xcover (GT-S5690)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
ModelGalaxy Xcover (GT-S5690)Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy Xtreme S5690Galaxy A12 SM-A125F/Dual-Sim-NFC (64GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)(Europe)
(Global, International), (Europe)
(Europe)Hong Kong
(Europe), Hong Kong
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateOctober, 2011December, 2020
Depth11.95 millimeters (0.47 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)65.9 x 121.5 millimeters (2.59 x 4.78 in)75.8 x 164 millimeters (2.98 x 6.46 in)
Weight100 grams (3.5 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 othersWaterproof (IP?)Not supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Xcover (GT-S5690)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 2.3.4 GingerbreadAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 2.3.6 GingerbreadAndroid 11
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Xcover (GT-S5690)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
Chipset32bit - Marvell MG2 (45nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
CPU processor800Mhz Single-Core ARMv7Octa-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 memory512MB4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage512MB (150MB available)64GB (48GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Xcover (GT-S5690)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT PLS
Screen size3.65" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~49.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution320x480 pixels720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)158 PPI270 PPI
Colors260 thousand16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla GlassNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Xcover (GT-S5690)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload7.2/5.76 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 networkUMTS 900/2100UMTS 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 networkCSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPAGPRS, 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 Xcover (GT-S5690)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy Xcover (GT-S5690)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
Back camera (main camera)3.1 megapixels(quad camera)
48 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2,123º
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution2048x1536 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)VGA (640x480) 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 focusNot supportedSupported
Image stabilizationNot supportedEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionNot supportedFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Xcover (GT-S5690)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
Front camera (secondary)Not supported8 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedFull 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 Xcover (GT-S5690)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Xcover (GT-S5690)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth3.0 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Xcover (GT-S5690)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, Flash playerHTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Accelerometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Gray
- 2GB microSD included
- WiFi hotspot
- IP67 certified: dust tight and water proof up to 1m for 30min
- Java framework
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI 3.1
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Xcover (GT-S5690)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity1500 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy396 minutes | 6.6 hours | 0.3 dayfeature not registered
Standby39600 minutes | 660 hours | 27.5 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Xcover (GT-S5690)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 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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