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Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi 9T vs Samsung Galaxy A12 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A12 XXiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)18Points
Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

48
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
03PointsSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)Compare Xiaomi Redmi 9T X
Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 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 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)18 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)vsGalaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)3 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
+2GHz 64bit Octa-Core7%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.3GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+UFS 2.2Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+198 grams (6.93 ounces)4%
Lighter
vs205 grams (7.18 ounces)
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT PLS
+1080x2340 pixels119%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1600 pixels
+395 PPI46%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs270 PPI
+6.53"1%
Larger screen
vs6.5"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP5%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(quad camera) 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP
+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 400 Mbps167%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsVirtual ambient light sensor
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsVirtual proximity sensor
+6000 mAh20%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs5000 mAh
+18W20%
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.
vs15W
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)vs+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8%
Thinner
Android 10vs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer

31 Common items in both devices
128GB (106GB available)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
+24 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
ModelRedmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Other model names红米9T M2010J19SG (Global 128GB + 4GB RAM)Galaxy A12 SM-A125F/Dual-Sim (128GB + 6GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
PhilippinesIndonesiaMalaysia
Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release date1/18/202112/21/2020, Announced: 11/24/2020
Depth9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)77.3 x 162.3 millimeters (3.04 x 6.39 in)75.8 x 164 millimeters (2.98 x 6.46 in)
Weight198 grams (6.93 ounces)205 grams (7.18 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Not supported

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
System versionAndroid 10Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 11
User Interfacefeature not registeredOne UI 3.1

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SM6115 (11nm)64bit - MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765) (12nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2GHz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 610 950MhzPowerVR GE8320 MP2 (680MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.2
128GB (106GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT PLS
Screen size6.53" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI270 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display features60Hz, 400nits[typ]60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
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/upload400/150 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 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 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 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)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2120°1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
(quad camera)
48 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2123°
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature 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 sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.1 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedMono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 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

Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portSupportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Virtual ambient light sensor
Virtual proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity6000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging
2.5W Reverse charging USB between devices
15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy56 hours (2.3 days)feature not registered
Standby672 hours (28 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
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: Carbon Gray, Twilight Blue, Sunrise Orange, Ocean Green
- MIUI 12
- Hi-Res audio
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Stereo dual speakers
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/6GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.673W/kg (head), 1.377W/kg (body)
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