Comparison between:
- Xiaomi Redmi 12
- Samsung Galaxy S8 Exynos

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Xiaomi Redmi 12Samsung Galaxy S8 Exynos
Xiaomi Redmi 12
Prices
Samsung Galaxy S8 Exynos
Model aliasMZB0EYWINSM-G950F
G950F
SM-G950FD
G950FD

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width76.28 mm
7.628 cm
0.25 ft
3.003 in
68.1 mm
6.81 cm
0.223 ft
2.681 in
Height168.6 mm
16.86 cm
0.553 ft
6.638 in
148.9 mm
14.89 cm
0.489 ft
5.862 in
Thickness8.17 mm
0.817 cm
0.027 ft
0.322 in
8 mm
0.8 cm
0.026 ft
0.315 in
Weight198 g
0.44 lbs
7 oz
155 g
0.34 lbs
5.47 oz
Volume105.07 cm³
6.38 in³
81.12 cm³
4.93 in³
ColorsMidnight Black
Sky Blue
Polar Silver
Black
Silver
Gold
Blue
Gray
Pink
Red
Body materialsPlasticGlass
Aluminium alloy
CertificationIP53IP68

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Nano-SIM
Number of SIM cards21
FeaturesDual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMACDMA 800 MHz (BC0)-
W-CDMAW-CDMA 850 MHz (B5)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)
-
TD-SCDMA-TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
UMTS-UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE-FDD 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
EV-DO Rev. A
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 16
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)MIUI 14 (Android 13)Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
User interface (UI)-Experience 8.1

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCMediaTek Helio G88 (MT6769H)Samsung Exynos 8895
Process technology12 nm10 nm
CPU2x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A75, 6x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A554x 2.313 GHz Exynos M2 Mongoose, 4x 1.69 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8.2-AARMv8-A
CPU cores88
CPU frequency2000 MHz2314 MHz
GPUARM Mali-G52 2EEMC2ARM Mali-G71 MP20
GPU cores220
GPU frequency1000 MHz546 MHz
RAM capacity4 GB
8 GB
4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1800 MHz1794 MHz
eMMC 5.1-

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage128 GB
256 GB
64 GB
UFS 2.2UFS 2.1

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSSuper AMOLED
Diagonal size6.79 in
172.47 mm
17.25 cm
5.8 in
147.32 mm
14.73 cm
Width2.73 in
69.33 mm
6.93 cm
2.54 in
64.45 mm
6.44 cm
Height6.22 in
157.92 mm
15.79 cm
5.22 in
132.48 mm
13.25 cm
Aspect ratio2.278:12.056:1
Resolution1080 x 2460 pixels1440 x 2960 pixels
Pixel density396 ppi
155 ppcm
568 ppi
223 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area85.4 %84.47 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
2.5D curved glass screen
AdaptiveSync display
90 Hz refresh rate
500 cd/m²
1500:1
70% NTSC
SGS Low Blue Light Certification
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Dual Edge display
Always-On Display
540 cd/m²
90% DCI-P3

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Accelerometer
Fingerprint
Virtual Sensor
Vibration Motor
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Heart rate
Iris sensor
Side-mounted fingerprint sensorFingerprint sensor model - Synaptics Namsan

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor model-Sony IMX333 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Sensor format-1/2.55"
Pixel size-1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
Aperturef/1.8f/1.7
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-4.2 mm
26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view-77 °
Flash typeLEDDual LED
Image resolution8190 x 6120 pixels
50.12 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
RAW
Secondary rear camera - 8 MP (ultra-wide)
Angle of view - 120° (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Third rear camera - 2 MP (macro)
Sensor size - 1/5" (#3)
Pixel size - 1.75 μm (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#3)
Available also with Samsung S5K2L2 (ISOCELL)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Object tracking AF
Smart OIS
High CRI LED flash
720p @ 240 fps

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor model-Sony IMX320 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOS
Sensor format-1/3.6"
Pixel size-1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
Aperturef/2.1f/1.7
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-2.95 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view-80 °
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
2560 x 1440 pixels
3.69 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesFace unlock
HDR
-
-Available also with Samsung S5K3H1
Auto HDR

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
1217 linear speaker192 kHz / 32-bit
igh Acoustic Overload Point (AOP) Mic

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesNo

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
-VHT80 MU-MiMO
1024-QAM

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version5.35.0
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version2.03.1
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
ANT+
NFC is market-dependent-

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
XMF

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
Xvid
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
ASF

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity5000 mAh3000 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time-29 h
1740 min
1.2 days
3G talk time-29 h
1740 min
1.2 days
4G talk time37 h
2220 min
1.5 days
-
Charger output power9 V / 2 A5 V / 2 A
9 V / 1.67 A
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
-Qi/PMA wireless charging

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)0.989 W/kg0.315 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)0.99 W/kg1.27 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)-0.37 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-0.75 W/kg
Head SAR (India)0.846 W/kg-
Body SAR (India)0.747 W/kg-
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