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Xiaomi 12 Lite (128GB/6GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi 12 Lite vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Xiaomi 12 Lite (128GB/6GB)
6.55"
AMOLED

1080x2400

108
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
11PointsSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Compare Xiaomi 12 Lite X
Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
5.2"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi 12 Lite (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!

12 Lite (128GB/6GB)24 Advantages Xiaomi 12 Lite (128GB/6GB)vsGalaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
+2.4GHz 64bit Octa-Core39%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.9GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR4
+128GB (101GB available)94%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (52GB available)
+UFS 2.2Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)8%
Thinner
vs7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+Dolby Vision/HDR10+Advantage
The Dolby Vision/HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+1080x2400 pixels25%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+6.55"26%
Larger screen
vs5.2"
+(triple camera) 108MP + 8MP + 2MP6 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 16MP
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+(front) 32MP101%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 16MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+Android 12Advantage
Android 12 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
+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
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4300 mAh43%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+67W3 times
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.
vs18W
+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) + MIMO
+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
173 grams (6.06 ounces)vs+157 grams (5.5 ounces)10%
Lighter
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
AMOLEDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
402 PPIvs+424 PPI5%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Virtual proximity sensorvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

23 Common items in both devices
Only digital zoom
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
f/1.9 (aperture)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
Capacitive
Multitouch
+16 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Xiaomi 12 Lite (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Model12 Lite (128GB/6GB)Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Other model namesXiaomi 12 Lite 2203129G (Global)Galaxy A5 (2017) SM-A520F/Dual-Sim
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release date7/11/2022, Announced: 7/9/20221/13/2017
Depth7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)73.7 x 159.3 millimeters (2.9 x 6.27 in)71.4 x 146.1 millimeters (2.81 x 5.75 in)
Weight173 grams (6.06 ounces)157 grams (5.5 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi 12 Lite (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
System versionAndroid 12Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 8.0 Oreo
User InterfaceMIUI 13feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi 12 Lite (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G (SM7325) (6nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880 (14nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.4GHz Quad-Core Kryo 670
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 670
Octa-Core, 1 processor:
1.9GHz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 642L (550MHz)ARM Mali-T830 MP3
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 528905 (v9)
Geekbench: 2943 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 29fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Xiaomi 12 Lite (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (101GB available)
UFS 2.2
64GB (52GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Xiaomi 12 Lite (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Display typeAMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.55" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~88.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x1920 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)402 PPI424 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 3
Refresh rate120Hz60Hz
Display features950nits[peak]
Dolby Vision/HDR10+
Not supported

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi 12 Lite (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-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 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41, 42, 48)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 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, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41, 42, 48)
VoLTE
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Xiaomi 12 Lite (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
108 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2120°1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
16 megapixels
Main camera resolution12000x9000 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/1.52" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.7µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraAutofocus
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/video on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
Camera extras1080p@120fpsfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Xiaomi 12 Lite (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.5 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/3.1" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi 12 Lite (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
LoudspeakerStereo sound with dual speakers
24-bit/192kHz
Dolby Atmos
Supported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Xiaomi 12 Lite (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Bluetooth5.2 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
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) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS, NavICA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portSupportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Xiaomi 12 Lite (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Virtual proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Xiaomi 12 Lite (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4300 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts67W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
Quick Charge 4
USB Power Delivery 3.0
18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered16 hours
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Xiaomi 12 Lite (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
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: Black, Lite Green, Lite Pink- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Pink
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- Samsung Grace UX

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi 12 Lite (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.522W/kg (head), 1.39W/kg (body)
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