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Xiaomi Redmi 12C (NFC 128GB/4GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A3 Core

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi 12C vs Samsung Galaxy A3 Core phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A3 Core X Xiaomi Redmi 12C (NFC 128GB/4GB) 19Points
6.71"
IPS

720x1650

50
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
03Points Samsung Galaxy A3 Core Compare Xiaomi Redmi 12C X
5.3"
PLS

720x1480

8
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

Quad-core

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi 12C (NFC 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 (NFC 128GB/4GB)} 19 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 12C (NFC 128GB/4GB) vs Galaxy A3 Core} 3 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A3 Core
+2GHz 64bit Octa-core (12nm)72%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.5GHz 64bit Quad-core (28nm)
+4GB LPDDR4X3 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR3
+128GB (101GB available)9 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (10GB available)
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT PLS
+720x1650 pixels11%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1480 pixels
+6.71"27%
Larger screen
vs5.3"
+(dual camera) 50MP + 0.08MP5 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsNot supported
+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+Android 13Advantage
Android 13 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 11
+(4G LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh67%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+10W100%
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.
vs5W
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5]Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n [wifi4]
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.0 + A2DP/LE
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+IP52 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
192 grams (6.72 ounces)vs+150 grams (5.25 ounces)28%
Lighter
8.77 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)2%
Thinner
268 PPIvs+311 PPI16%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)

25 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC / Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
+18 specs and more in the table below

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πŸ“± Model features

Redmi 12C (NFC 128GB/4GB)Galaxy A3 Core
 
ModelRedmi 12C (NFC 128GB/4GB)Galaxy A3 Core
Other model namesRedmi 12C (22120RN86G)Galaxy A3 Core SM-A013G/DS (A01 Core)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
South AfricaAlgeriaMoroccoNigeriaSenegal
South Africa, Algeria, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release date1/1/2023, Announced: 12/31/20228/6/2020, Announced: 7/21/2020
Depth8.77 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)76.41 x 168.76 millimeters (3.01 x 6.64 in)67.5 x 141.7 millimeters (2.66 x 5.58 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)150 grams (5.25 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashingNot supported

πŸ“² Display

Redmi 12C (NFC 128GB/4GB)Galaxy A3 Core
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT PLS
Screen size6.71" inches5.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~74.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1650 pixels720x1480 pixels (18.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)268 PPI311 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Refresh rate60Hz60Hz
Display features500nits[typ]Not supported

πŸ€– Operating System

Redmi 12C (NFC 128GB/4GB)Galaxy A3 Core
System versionAndroid 12Android 10
Firmware updateAndroid 13Android 11
User InterfaceMIUI 13 / 14Android Go edition
One UI 2.5 / 3.1

βš™οΈ Processor

Redmi 12C (NFC 128GB/4GB)Galaxy A3 Core
Chipset64bit: MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm)64bit: MediaTek MT6739 (28nm)
CPUOcta-core, 2 processors:
2x 2GHz ARM-Cortex-A75 (Dual-core)
6x 1.8GHz ARM-Cortex-A55 (Hexa-core)
Quad-core, 1 processor:
4x 1.5GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MC2 (1GHz)PowerVR GE8100 MP1 (570MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 200509 (v9), 242267 (v10)feature not registered

πŸ’½ Memory and storage

Redmi 12C (NFC 128GB/4GB)Galaxy A3 Core
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X1GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (101GB available)
eMMC 5.1
16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

πŸ“Ά Mobile networks

Redmi 12C (NFC 128GB/4GB)Galaxy A3 Core
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 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
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 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat7 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
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
Secondary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/2100
UMTS 850/900/2100
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, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+

πŸ“· Camera

Redmi 12C (NFC 128GB/4GB)Galaxy A3 Core
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
50 megapixels
0.08MP depth
8 megapixels
Main camera resolution8160x6120 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.76" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
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 camerasNot supported
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

πŸ“Έ Front camera

Redmi 12C (NFC 128GB/4GB)Galaxy A3 Core
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

πŸ”‰ Sound and multimedia

Redmi 12C (NFC 128GB/4GB)Galaxy A3 Core
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)Mono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
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

πŸ”Œ Connectivity

Redmi 12C (NFC 128GB/4GB)Galaxy A3 Core
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 b/g/n [wifi4] (2.4GHz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Redmi 12C (NFC 128GB/4GB)Galaxy A3 Core
SensorsAccelerometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Virtual proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Virtual proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

πŸ”‹ Battery

Redmi 12C (NFC 128GB/4GB)Galaxy A3 Core
Battery typeLiPo: li-ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: lithium-ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts10W Wired charging5W (5V/1A) Wired charging
Inductive / wireless chargingNot supportedNot supported
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

βž• Other features

Redmi 12C (NFC 128GB/4GB)Galaxy A3 Core
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
Miscellaneousβ€’ Colors: Graphite Gray, Ocean Blue, Mint Green, Lavender Purpleβ€’ Colors: Black, Blue, Red

☒️ Radiation rate

Redmi 12C (NFC 128GB/4GB)Galaxy A3 Core
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.638W/kg (head), 1.18W/kg (body)
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