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Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy A12 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A12 XXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)22Points
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

64
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
03PointsSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro X
Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)

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 Note 8 Pro (64GB)22 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)vsGalaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)3 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR3
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+200 grams (7 ounces)2%
Lighter
vs205 grams (7.18 ounces)
+8.79 millimeters (0.35 inches)1%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT PLS
+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+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) 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP33%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(quad camera) 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP
+f/1.9 (aperture)5%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(front) 20MP149%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+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 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+P2i certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2.05Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core6%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4500 mAhvs+5000 mAh11%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.

30 Common items in both devices
64GB (51GB available) / 64GB (48GB available)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC / Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front/back / Plastic body, glass front
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
+23 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
ModelRedmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro M1906G7G Global version (Hybrid-sim)Galaxy A12 SM-A125F/Dual-Sim-NFC (64GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Europe)Hong Kong
(Europe), Hong Kong
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2019December, 2020
Depth8.79 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)76.4 x 161.35 millimeters (3.01 x 6.35 in)75.8 x 164 millimeters (2.98 x 6.46 in)
Weight200 grams (7 ounces)205 grams (7.18 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersP2i certified: water repellent nano-coatingNot supported
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Helio G90T (12nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.05Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MC4 800MhzPowerVR GE8320 680Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.1
64GB (48GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT PLS
Screen size6.53" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.9% (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 5Not supported
Display features60Hz, 500 nits, HDR1060Hz
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD 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/upload600/150 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 Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)
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
CallingXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.41/5"1.75µm
2MP depthf/2.41/5"1.75µm
(quad camera)
48 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2,123º
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.7" 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
2ª cameraXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
Front camera (secondary)20 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size0.9µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
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
ConnectivityXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Red, Blue, Deep Sea Blue
- MIUI 10
- 19.5:9 and HDR display
- GAME Turbo 2.0
- Google Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.15W/kg (head) | 1.18W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)1W/kg (head) | 1.47W/kg (body)0.673W/kg (head) | 1.377W/kg (body)
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