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Xiaomi 12 (128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 128GB/6GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi 12 vs Samsung Galaxy A53 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Xiaomi 12 (128GB)
6.28"
AMOLED

1080x2400

50
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
09PointsSamsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 128GB/6GB)Compare Xiaomi 12 X
Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 128GB/6GB)
6.5"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi 12 (128GB)

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!

12 (128GB)15 Advantages Xiaomi 12 (128GB)vsGalaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 128GB/6GB)9 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 128GB/6GB)
+3GHz 64bit Octa-Core32%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.4GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR533%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs6GB LPDDR4X
+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 2.2
+180 grams (6.3 ounces)5%
Lighter
vs189 grams (6.62 ounces)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+Dolby Vision/HDR10+Advantage
The Dolby Vision/HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsHDR10
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+419 PPI3%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs405 PPI
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+1/1.56" inches10%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/1.72" inches
+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vs4K UHD (3840x2160)
+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.
vs25W
+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
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 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.1 + A2DP/LE
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)1%
Thinner
AMOLEDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
6.28"vs+6.5"4%
Larger screen
(triple camera) 50MP + 13MP + 5MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP27%
Higher resolution main camera
f/1.9 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
4500 mAhvs+5000 mAh11%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

34 Common items in both devices
128GB (101GB available) / 128GB (100GB available)
120Hz
1080x2400 pixels
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
+27 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Xiaomi 12 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 128GB/6GB)
Model12 (128GB)Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 128GB/6GB)
Other model namesXiaomi 12 5G 2201123G (Global), 2201123C (China)Galaxy A53 5G SM-A536E/Dual-SIM
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Latin America)(Middle East)KazakhstanChilePhilippinesIndiaNew ZealandUkraine
(Latin America), (Middle East), Kazakhstan, Chile, Philippines, India, New Zealand, Ukraine
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release date12/31/2021, Announced: 12/28/20113/24/2022, Announced: 3/17/2022
Depth8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)69.9 x 152.7 millimeters (2.75 x 6.01 in)74.8 x 159.6 millimeters (2.94 x 6.28 in)
Weight180 grams (6.3 ounces)189 grams (6.62 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi 12 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 128GB/6GB)
System versionAndroid 12Android 12
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User InterfaceMIUI 13One UI 4.1

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi 12 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 128GB/6GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (SM8450) (4nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 1280 (5nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
3GHz Single-Core ARM Cortex-X2
2.5GHz Triple-Core ARM Cortex-A710
1.79GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A510
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.4GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A78
2GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 730 (818MHz)ARM Mali-G68 (1GHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 985115 (v9)
Geekbench: 3652 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 75fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
AnTuTu: 329802 (v8), 379313 (v9)
Geekbench: 1891 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 19fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Xiaomi 12 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 128GB/6GB)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR56GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (101GB available)
UFS 3.1
128GB (100GB available)
UFS 2.2
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📲 Display

Xiaomi 12 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 128GB/6GB)
Display typeAMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.28" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~89.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~85.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)419 PPI405 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass VictusGorilla Glass 5
Refresh rate120Hz120Hz
Display features1100nits[peak]
Dolby Vision/HDR10+
800nits[typ]
HDR10

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi 12 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 128GB/6GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 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, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20
VoLTE
Global version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 48)
China version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 26)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
LTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkGlobal version:
SA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78, 79)
China version:
SA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 8, 28, 41, 77, 78, 79)
SA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 40, 41, 66, 78)
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/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat20
VoLTE
Global version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 48)
China version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 26)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
LTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Secondary 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, 5G SA/NSA

📷 Camera

Xiaomi 12 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 128GB/6GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
50 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.412mm123°1/3.06"1.12µm
5MP telephoto macrof/2.450mmAF
(quad camera)
64 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.2123°1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.4
5MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution8160x6120 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.56" inches1/1.72" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extras4K@60fps
1080p@960fps
Sony IMX707
Leica optics
1080p@60fps

📸 Front camera

Xiaomi 12 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 128GB/6GB)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.5 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel size0.7µm pixel0.8µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi 12 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 128GB/6GB)
LoudspeakerStereo sound with dual speakers
24-bit/192kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by Harman Kardon
Stereo sound
Dolby Atmos
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

Xiaomi 12 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 128GB/6GB)
USBUSB 2.0 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/LE5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS, NavICA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portSupportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Xiaomi 12 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 128GB/6GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Virtual proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Virtual proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Xiaomi 12 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 128GB/6GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts67W 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
25W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered42 hours (1.8 days)
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Xiaomi 12 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 128GB/6GB)
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: Gray, Blue, Purple, Green
- LiquidCool
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Peach

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi 12 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E/DS 128GB/6GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.09W/kg (head), 0.91W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.6W/kg (head), 1W/kg (body)0.885W/kg (head), 1.597W/kg (body)
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