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Xiaomi 12X (256GB/8GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A9s (SM-A9200)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi 12X vs Samsung Galaxy A9s phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Xiaomi 12X (256GB/8GB)
6.28"
AMOLED

1080x2400

50
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
09PointsSamsung Galaxy A9s (SM-A9200)Compare Xiaomi 12X X
Samsung Galaxy A9s (SM-A9200)
6.3"
AMOLED

1080x2220

24
MP

24mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3800
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi 12X (256GB/8GB)

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!

12X (256GB/8GB)25 Advantages Xiaomi 12X (256GB/8GB)vsGalaxy A9s (SM-A9200)9 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A9s (SM-A9200)
+3.2GHz 64bit Octa-Core32%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR533%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs6GB LPDDR4X
+256GB (222GB available)102%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128GB (110GB available)
+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+176 grams (6.16 ounces)4%
Lighter
vs183 grams (6.41 ounces)
+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 pixels8%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2220 pixels
+419 PPI7%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs392 PPI
+(triple camera) 50MP + 13MP + 5MP45%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(quad camera) 24MP + 10MP + 8MP + 5MP
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+1/1.56" inches79%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.8" inches
+(front) 32MP33%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 24MP
+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vs4K UHD (3840x2160)
+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 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4500 mAh18%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3800 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
vs5.0 + A2DP/LE
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)5%
Thinner
AMOLEDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
6.28"vs+6.3"1%
Larger screen
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
f/1.9 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)12%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
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

23 Common items in both devices
Aluminum body, glass front, plastic back / Aluminum body, glass front
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
+16 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Xiaomi 12X (256GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy A9s (SM-A9200)
Model12X (256GB/8GB)Galaxy A9s (SM-A9200)
Other model namesXiaomi 12X 2112123AG (Global), 2112123AC (China)Galaxy A9s SM-A9200, Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A9200, Samsung A920
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
China
China
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release date12/31/2021, Announced: 12/28/202110/11/2018
Depth8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)69.9 x 152.7 millimeters (2.75 x 6.01 in)77 x 162.5 millimeters (3.03 x 6.4 in)
Weight176 grams (6.16 ounces)183 grams (6.41 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi 12X (256GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy A9s (SM-A9200)
System versionAndroid 11Android 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 12feature not registered
User InterfaceMIUI 13feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi 12X (256GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy A9s (SM-A9200)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 (SM8250-AC) (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660 (14nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
3.2GHz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 585
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 585
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2GHz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650 (670MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 512 650Mhz
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 598003 (v8), 690298 (v9)
Geekbench: 3168 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 47fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Xiaomi 12X (256GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy A9s (SM-A9200)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR56GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (222GB available)
UFS 3.1
128GB (110GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Xiaomi 12X (256GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy A9s (SM-A9200)
Display typeAMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.28" inches6.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~89.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~80.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x2220 pixels (18.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)419 PPI392 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass VictusGorilla Glass 5
Refresh rate120Hz60Hz
Display features1100nits[peak]
Dolby Vision/HDR10+
DCI-P3
Touch rate: 480Hz
Not supported

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi 12X (256GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy A9s (SM-A9200)
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 Mbps450/50 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 networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20
VoLTE
Global version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 48)
China version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 26)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
LTE Cat9 (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkGlobal version:
SA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78)
China version:
SA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 8, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78)
Not supported
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, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
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, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 48)
China version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 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/NSAGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Xiaomi 12X (256GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy A9s (SM-A9200)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
50 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.412mm123°1/3.06"1.12µm
5MP telephoto macrof/2.450mmAF
(quad camera)
24 megapixels
10MP telephotof/2.452mm1/3.9"1.0µmAF2x-optical-zoom
8MP ultrawidef/2.412mm1/4.0"1.12µm
5MP depthf/2.2
Main camera resolution8160x6120 pixels5656x4240 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/1.56" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel0.9µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extras4K@60fps
1080p@960fps
Sony IMX766
feature not registered

📸 Front camera

Xiaomi 12X (256GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy A9s (SM-A9200)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels24 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels5656x4240 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.5 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel size0.7µm pixel0.9µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi 12X (256GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy A9s (SM-A9200)
LoudspeakerStereo sound with dual speakers
24-bit/192kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by Harman Kardon
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, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Xiaomi 12X (256GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy A9s (SM-A9200)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Bluetooth5.2 + A2DP/LE5.0 + 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) + MIMO
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 12X (256GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy A9s (SM-A9200)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Xiaomi 12X (256GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy A9s (SM-A9200)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh3800 mAh
Charger, watts67W Fast battery charging
Quick Charge 4
USB Power Delivery 3.0
18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Xiaomi 12X (256GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy A9s (SM-A9200)
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: Gray, Blue, Purple
- LiquidCool
- Colors: Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue, Bubblegum Pink
- Samsung Pay
- Dolby Atmos

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi 12X (256GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy A9s (SM-A9200)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.59W/kg (head), 1W/kg (body)feature not registered
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