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Xiaomi 12 Pro (256GB/12GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E 128GB/8GB)

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

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A53 XXiaomi 12 Pro (256GB/12GB)21Points
Xiaomi 12 Pro (256GB/12GB)
6.73"
AMOLED

1440x3200

50
MP

32mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4600
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
08PointsSamsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E 128GB/8GB)Compare Xiaomi 12 Pro X
Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E 128GB/8GB)
6.5"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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

12 Pro (256GB/12GB)21 Advantages Xiaomi 12 Pro (256GB/12GB)vsGalaxy A53 (SM-A536E 128GB/8GB)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E 128GB/8GB)
+3GHz 64bit Octa-Core32%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.4GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+12GB LPDDR550%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs8GB LPDDR4X
+256GB (218GB available)118%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128GB (100GB available)
+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 2.2
+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
+1440x3200 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2400 pixels
+521 PPI29%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs405 PPI
+6.73"4%
Larger screen
vs6.5"
+(triple camera) 50MP + 50MP + 50MP74%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(quad camera) 64MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+1/1.28" inches34%
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)
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+120W4 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.
vs25W
+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+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
205 grams (7.18 ounces)vs+189 grams (6.62 ounces)8%
Lighter
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
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
4600 mAhvs+5000 mAh9%
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

30 Common items in both devices
120Hz
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
(front) 32MP
Android 12
+23 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Xiaomi 12 Pro (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E 128GB/8GB)
Model12 Pro (256GB/12GB)Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E 128GB/8GB)
Other model namesXiaomi 12 Pro (Snapdragon) 2201122G, 2201122CGalaxy A53 5G SM-A536E Single-SIM
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
South AfricaAngolaMozambique
South Africa, Angola, Mozambique
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)74.6 x 163.6 millimeters (2.94 x 6.44 in)74.8 x 159.6 millimeters (2.94 x 6.28 in)
Weight205 grams (7.18 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 Pro (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E 128GB/8GB)
System versionAndroid 12Android 12
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User InterfaceMIUI 13One UI 4.1

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi 12 Pro (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E 128GB/8GB)
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: 985226 (v9)
Geekbench: 3682 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 46fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
AnTuTu: 329802 (v8), 379313 (v9)
Geekbench: 1891 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 19fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Xiaomi 12 Pro (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E 128GB/8GB)
RAM memory12GB LPDDR58GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (218GB available)
UFS 3.1
128GB (100GB available)
UFS 2.2
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Xiaomi 12 Pro (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E 128GB/8GB)
Display typeAMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.73" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~89.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~85.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3200 pixels (20:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)521 PPI405 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass VictusGorilla Glass 5
Refresh rate120Hz120Hz
Display features1000nits[typ], 1500nits[peak]
Dolby Vision/HDR10+
800nits[typ]
HDR10

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi 12 Pro (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E 128GB/8GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardNot supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-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, 38, 40, 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 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
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)
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSANot supported

📷 Camera

Xiaomi 12 Pro (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E 128GB/8GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
50 megapixels
50MP telephotof/1.950mmPDAF2x-optical-zoom
50MP ultrawidef/2.2115°
(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 length24mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.28" inches1/1.72" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical 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 Pro (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E 128GB/8GB)
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 Pro (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E 128GB/8GB)
LoudspeakerStereo sound with 4 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 Pro (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E 128GB/8GB)
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 Pro (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E 128GB/8GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
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 Pro (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E 128GB/8GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4600 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts120W 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 Pro (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E 128GB/8GB)
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 Pro (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy A53 (SM-A536E 128GB/8GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.09W/kg (head), 1.05W/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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