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Xiaomi Redmi 12C (128GB/4GB) vs Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi 12C vs Realme 8 5G phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Realme 8 5G X Xiaomi Redmi 12C (128GB/4GB) 03Points
6.71"
IPS

720x1650

50
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
18Points Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB) Compare Xiaomi Redmi 12C X
6.5"
IPS

1080x2400

48
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)

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!

Redmi 12C (128GB/4GB)} 3 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 12C (128GB/4GB) vs 8 5G (128GB/4GB)} 18 Advantages Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
+6.71"3%
Larger screen
vs6.5"
+Android 13Advantage
Android 13 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 11
+IP52 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2GHz 64bit Octa-core (12nm)vs+2.2GHz 64bit Octa-core (7nm)22%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
192 grams (6.72 ounces)vs+185 grams (6.48 ounces)4%
Lighter
8.77 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)3%
Thinner
60Hzvs+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
720x1650 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels118%
Higher resolution screen
268 PPIvs+405 PPI51%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(dual camera) 50MP + 0.08MPvs+(triple camera) 48MP + 2MP + 2MP4%
Higher resolution main camera
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 16MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
4G LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Virtual proximity sensorvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
10Wvs+18W80%
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+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

29 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4X
128GB (101GB available) / 128GB (106GB available)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
LED flash
+22 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Redmi 12C (128GB/4GB)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
ModelRedmi 12C (128GB/4GB)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
Other model namesRedmi 12C (22120RN86I, 22126RN91Y, 2212ARNC4L)Realme 8 5G (128GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region available(Middle East)South AfricaPhilippinesIndiaNigeria
(Middle East), South Africa, Philippines, India, Nigeria
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiRealme
Release date1/1/2023, Announced: 12/31/20224/21/2021
Depth8.77 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)76.41 x 168.76 millimeters (3.01 x 6.64 in)74.8 x 162.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.4 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)185 grams (6.48 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashingNot supported

📲 Display

Redmi 12C (128GB/4GB)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.71" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1650 pixels1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)268 PPI405 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Refresh rate60Hz90Hz
Display features500nits[typ]480nits[typ], 600nits[peak]

🤖 Operating System

Redmi 12C (128GB/4GB)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
System versionAndroid 12Android 11
Firmware updateAndroid 13feature not registered
User InterfaceMIUI 13 / 14feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Redmi 12C (128GB/4GB)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
Chipset64bit: MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm)64bit: MediaTek Dimensity 700 (MT6833V) (7nm)
CPUOcta-core, 2 processors:
2x 2GHz ARM-Cortex-A75 (Dual-core)
6x 1.8GHz ARM-Cortex-A55 (Hexa-core)
Octa-core, 2 processors:
2x 2.2GHz ARM Cortex-A76 (Dual-core)
6x 2GHz ARM Cortex-A55 (Hexa-core)
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MC2 (1GHz)ARM Mali-G57 MC2 (950MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 200509 (v9), 242267 (v10)feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Redmi 12C (128GB/4GB)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (101GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📶 Mobile networks

Redmi 12C (128GB/4GB)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-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 / Upload300/150 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse 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 850/900/2100
UMTS 800/850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat7 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/2100
Not supported
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat7 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Redmi 12C (128GB/4GB)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
50 megapixels
0.08MP depth
(triple camera)
48 megapixels
2MP macro f/2.4
2MP depth f/2.4
Main camera resolution8160x6120 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.76" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
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 on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Redmi 12C (128GB/4GB)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.1 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Redmi 12C (128GB/4GB)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)Supported
Active noise cancellationNot supported2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM
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

Redmi 12C (128GB/4GB)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Redmi 12C (128GB/4GB)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Virtual proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Redmi 12C (128GB/4GB)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts10W Wired charging18W (9V/2A) Wired fast charging
Inductive / wireless chargingNot supportedNot supported
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registered665 hours (27.7 days)

➕ Other features

Redmi 12C (128GB/4GB)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
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: Graphite Gray, Ocean Blue, Mint Green, Lavender Purple• Colors: Supersonic Black, Supersonic Blue
• Realme UI 2.0
• 24-bit/192kHz audio
• Screen protector included
• Protective case included

☢️ Radiation rate

Redmi 12C (128GB/4GB)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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