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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 (SM-F926U 512GB) vs Xiaomi 12S Ultra (256GB/12GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 vs Xiaomi 12S Ultra phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi 12S Ultra XSamsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 (SM-F926U 512GB)12Points
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 (SM-F926U 512GB)
7.6"
AMOLED

1768x2208

12.2
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4400
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
14PointsXiaomi 12S Ultra (256GB/12GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 X
Xiaomi 12S Ultra (256GB/12GB)
6.73"
AMOLED

1440x3200

50
MP

32mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4860
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi 12S Ultra (256GB/12GB)

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 Z Fold 3 (SM-F926U 512GB)12 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 (SM-F926U 512GB)vs12S Ultra (256GB/12GB)14 Advantages Xiaomi 12S Ultra (256GB/12GB)
+512GB (458GB available)110%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs256GB (218GB available)
+6.4 millimeters (0.25 inches)41%
Thinner
vs9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsAMOLED
+7.6"13%
Larger screen
vs6.73"
+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+Android 13Advantage
Android 13 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 12
+5G NRAdvantage
The 5G NR network is newer and faster
vs5G SA/NSA
+(5G NR) 5000 Mbps150%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsVirtual proximity sensor
+1 slot (Single-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
2.84GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+3.19GHz 64bit Octa-Core24%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
271 grams (9.49 ounces)vs+225 grams (7.88 ounces)20%
Lighter
Aluminum frame, flexible plastic screen, glass backvs+Aluminum frame, glass front, leather backAdvantage
More resistant material
16 millionvs+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
1768x2208 pixelsvs+1440x3200 pixels18%
Higher resolution screen
372 PPIvs+521 PPI40%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 12MPvs+(quad camera) 50MP + 48MP + 48MP + 0.3MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
1/1.76" inchesvs+1/1" inches76%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 10MPvs+(front) 32MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
4K UHD (3840x2160)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4400 mAhvs+4860 mAh10%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
25Wvs+67W168%
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.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass VictusAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

34 Common items in both devices
12GB LPDDR5
UFS 3.1
HDR10+ / Dolby Vision/HDR10+
120Hz
Digital and optical zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
+27 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 (SM-F926U 512GB)Xiaomi 12S Ultra (256GB/12GB)
ModelGalaxy Z Fold 3 (SM-F926U 512GB)12S Ultra (256GB/12GB)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G (SM-F926U1)小米12S Ultra 5G (2203121C) 12GB RAM
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungXiaomi
Release date8/27/2021, Announced: 8/11/20217/9/2022, Announced: 7/4/2022
Depth6.4 millimeters (0.25 inches)9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)128.1 x 158.2 millimeters (5.04 x 6.23 in)74.97 x 163.17 millimeters (2.95 x 6.42 in)
Weight271 grams (9.49 ounces)225 grams (7.88 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, flexible plastic screen, glass backAluminum frame, glass front, leather back
Protection against water and othersIPX8 certified: water resistant up to 1.5 meters and 30minIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 (SM-F926U 512GB)Xiaomi 12S Ultra (256GB/12GB)
System versionAndroid 11Android 12
Firmware updateAndroid 13feature not registered
User InterfaceOne UI 3.1 / 4.1 / 5.0MIUI 13

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 (SM-F926U 512GB)Xiaomi 12S Ultra (256GB/12GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 (SM8350) (5nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 (SM8475) (4nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84GHz Single-Core Kryo 680
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 680
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 680
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
3.19GHz Single-Core ARM Cortex-X2
2.75GHz Triple-Core ARM Cortex-A710
2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A510
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 660 (840MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 730 (818MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 635918 (v8), 752218 (v9)
Geekbench: 3239 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 38fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
AnTuTu: 1039412 (v9)
Geekbench: 4300 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 51fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 (SM-F926U 512GB)Xiaomi 12S Ultra (256GB/12GB)
RAM memory12GB LPDDR512GB LPDDR5
Internal storage512GB (458GB available)
UFS 3.1
256GB (218GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageNot supportedNot supported

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 (SM-F926U 512GB)Xiaomi 12S Ultra (256GB/12GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDAMOLED
Screen size7.6" inches6.73" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~89.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~89.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1768x2208 pixels1440x3200 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)372 PPI521 PPI
Colors16 million1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass Victus
Refresh rate120Hz120Hz
Display features1200nits[peak]
HDR10+
Extra display: 6.2" Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, Gorilla Glass Victus, (832x2268px)
1000nits[typ], 1500nits[peak]
Dolby Vision/HDR10+

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 (SM-F926U 512GB)Xiaomi 12S Ultra (256GB/12GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload5000/1024 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 26)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave (2, 5, 25, 41, 66, 71, 260, 261)SA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 8, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78, 79)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA, 5G NRGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 26)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 (SM-F926U 512GB)Xiaomi 12S Ultra (256GB/12GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.452mm1/3.6"1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2123°12mm1.12µm
(quad camera)
50 megapixels
48MP periscope telephotof/4.1120mm1/2"0.8µmPDAFOIS5x-optical-zoom
48MP ultrawidef/2.213mm128°1/2"0.8µmDual-PixelPDAF
0.3MP TOF 3D depth
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels8160x6120 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens23mm lens
Sensor size1/1.76" inches1/1" inches
Pixel size1.8µm pixel1.6µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extras1080p@60/240fps
720p@960fps
Extra cover camera: 4MP (f/1.8 2.0µm)
4K@60fps
1080p@480fps
Sony IMX989
Leica optics

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 (SM-F926U 512GB)Xiaomi 12S Ultra (256GB/12GB)
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens25mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixel0.7µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 (SM-F926U 512GB)Xiaomi 12S Ultra (256GB/12GB)
LoudspeakerStereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by AKG
Stereo sound
24-bit/192kHz
Tuned by Harman Kardon
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
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 Z Fold 3 (SM-F926U 512GB)Xiaomi 12S Ultra (256GB/12GB)
USBUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputType-C reversible connectorType-C reversible connector
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.2 + A2DP/LE5.2 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS, NavIC
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedSupported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 (SM-F926U 512GB)Xiaomi 12S Ultra (256GB/12GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Virtual proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 (SM-F926U 512GB)Xiaomi 12S Ultra (256GB/12GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4400 mAh4860 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
11W WPC/Qi Wireless charging
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
67W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
50W Qi wireless charging
10W Reverse wireless charging between devices
Quick Charge 4
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 (SM-F926U 512GB)Xiaomi 12S Ultra (256GB/12GB)
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: Phantom Black, Silver, Green
- Gorilla Glass Victus on the back
- Stylus pen support
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- Cover camera: 4MP (f/1.8 2.0µm)
- Colors: Black, Dark Green

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 (SM-F926U 512GB)Xiaomi 12S Ultra (256GB/12GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.73W/kg (head), 1.22W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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