Comparison between:
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 4G
- Samsung Galaxy A15 4G
- Samsung Galaxy A14 4G

Brand and model

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

Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 4GSamsung Galaxy A15 4GSamsung Galaxy A14 4G
Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 4GSamsung Galaxy A15 4G
Prices
Samsung Galaxy A14 4G
Prices
Model alias-SM-A156E/DSN
SM-A156E
SM-A145F/DSN
SM-A145R/DSN
SM-A145P/DS
SM-A145F/DS

Design

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

Width76 mm
7.6 cm
0.249 ft
2.992 in
76.8 mm
7.68 cm
0.252 ft
3.024 in
78 mm
7.8 cm
0.256 ft
3.071 in
Height165.7 mm
16.57 cm
0.544 ft
6.524 in
160.1 mm
16.01 cm
0.525 ft
6.303 in
167.7 mm
16.77 cm
0.55 ft
6.602 in
Thickness7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.026 ft
0.311 in
8.4 mm
0.84 cm
0.028 ft
0.331 in
9.1 mm
0.91 cm
0.03 ft
0.358 in
Weight183 g
0.4 lbs
6.47 oz
200 g
0.44 lbs
7.05 oz
201 g
0.44 lbs
7.09 oz
Volume99.49 cm³
6.04 in³
103.28 cm³
6.27 in³
119.03 cm³
7.23 in³
ColorsOnyx Gray
Mint Green
Ice Blue
Blue Black
Light Blue
Black
Light Green
Silver
Body materialsPlastic
Glass
PlasticPlastic
CertificationIP53--

SIM card

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

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Nano-SIM
Number of SIM cards222
FeaturesDual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)
Single-SIM version available
Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)

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 (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
CDMACDMA 800 MHz (BC0)--
W-CDMAW-CDMA 850 MHz (B5)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B19)
W-CDMA 1700 MHz (B4)
W-CDMA 1900 MHz (B2)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)
--
UMTS-UMTS 850 MHz (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1700 MHz (B4)
UMTS 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)
UMTS 850 MHz (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1700 MHz (B4)
UMTS 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)
LTELTE-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 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B26)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B66)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
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-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B26)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B66)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
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)
5G NR-5G-FDD 700 MHz (n28)
5G-FDD 800 MHz (n20)
5G-FDD 850 MHz (n5)
5G-FDD 900 MHz (n8)
5G-FDD 1800 MHz (n3)
5G-FDD 2100 MHz (n1)
5G-TDD 2300 MHz (n40)
5G-TDD 2500 MHz (n41)
5G-TDD 2600 MHz (n38)
5G-TDD 3500 MHz (n78)
5G-TDD 3700 MHz (n77)
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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 Cat 12
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
5G SA
5G NSA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE

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 14Android 13
User interface (UI)-One UI 6.0One UI 5.0

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.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 685 (SM6225-AD)MediaTek Helio G99 (MT6789)Samsung Exynos 850 (S5E3830)
Process technology6 nm6 nm8 nm
CPU4x 2.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A73, 4x 1.9 GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Kryo 265)2x 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A76, 6x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A558x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8.2-AARMv8.2-AARMv8.2-A
CPU cores888
CPU frequency2800 MHz2200 MHz2000 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 610ARM Mali-G57 MC2ARM Mali-G52 MP1
GPU cores-21
GPU frequency1260 MHz1000 MHz-
RAM capacity4 GB
6 GB
8 GB
4 GB
8 GB
4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4XLPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency2133 MHz2133 MHz1866 MHz

Storage

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

Storage64 GB
128 GB
128 GB
256 GB
64 GB
128 GB
UFS 2.2--

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
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/technologySuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLEDIPS
Diagonal size6.67 in
169.42 mm
16.94 cm
6.5 in
165.1 mm
16.51 cm
6.6 in
167.64 mm
16.76 cm
Width2.74 in
69.52 mm
6.95 cm
2.72 in
69.19 mm
6.92 cm
2.7 in
68.6 mm
6.86 cm
Height6.08 in
154.5 mm
15.45 cm
5.9 in
149.9 mm
14.99 cm
6.02 in
152.96 mm
15.3 cm
Aspect ratio2.222:12.167:12.23:1
Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels1080 x 2340 pixels1080 x 2408 pixels
Pixel density395 ppi
155 ppcm
396 ppi
155 ppcm
400 ppi
157 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area85.57 %84.62 %80.48 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
2.5D curved glass screen
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
120 Hz refresh rate
DCI-P3
4500000:1
450 cd/m² typical brightness
700 cd/m² HBM
1200 cd/m² peak brightness
2.5D curved glass screen
90 Hz refresh rate
800 cd/m² HBM
2.5D curved glass screen
90 Hz refresh rate

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Proximity
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Geomagnetic
Fingerprint
Proximity
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Geomagnetic
Fingerprint
Side-mounted fingerprint sensorSide-mounted fingerprint sensorSide-mounted fingerprint sensor

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 typeCMOSCMOS BSICMOS BSI
Sensor format1/2.76"--
Pixel size0.64 µm
0.000640 mm
--
Aperturef/1.8f/1.8f/1.8
Flash typeLEDLEDLED
Image resolution8120 x 6180 pixels
50.18 MP
8190 x 6120 pixels
50.12 MP
8190 x 6120 pixels
50.12 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 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
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
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Secondary rear camera - 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
Third rear camera - 8 MP (ultra-wide)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#3)
Angle of view - 120° (#3)
Sensor size - 1/4" (#3)
Pixel size - 1.12 μm (#3)
Secondary rear camera - 5 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Pixel size - 1.12 µm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Angle of view - 120° (#2)
Third rear camera - 2 MP (macro)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#3)
Secondary rear camera - 5 MP (ultra-wide)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Third rear camera - 2 MP (macro)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#3)

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 typeCMOSCMOS BSICMOS BSI
Sensor format-1/3.1"-
Pixel size-1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
-
Aperturef/2.45f/2f/2
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesFace unlock
HDR
Face detection
Face unlock
HDR
Face detection
Face unlock
HDR

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Dual-microphone noise cancelation
Smart PA
High-Res Audio
--

Radio

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

RadioYes-Yes
--RDS

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Galileo
GPS
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
Wi-Fi Display
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display

Bluetooth

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

Version5.05.35.1
FeaturesA2DP
EDR
HID
LE
A2DP
LE
A2DP
LE

USB

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

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
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 jackYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
ViLTE
VoWiFi
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
India market - no NFCNFC 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
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
AMR
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WAV
3GA
OGA
AWB
MID
XMF
MXMF
IMY
RTTTL
RTX
OTA
AAC
AMR
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WAV
3GA
OGA
AWB
MID
XMF
MXMF
IMY
RTTTL
RTX
OTA

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
Flash Video
MKV
MP4
WebM
M4V
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
Flash Video
MKV
MP4
WebM
M4V

Battery

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

Capacity5000 mAh5000 mAh5000 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-Ion
4G talk time-44 h
2640 min
1.8 days
-
Charger output power11 V / 3 A5 V / 5 A5 V / 2 A
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable

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)0.9 W/kg0.796 W/kg0.461 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)0.995 W/kg1.461 W/kg1.37 W/kg
Head SAR (India)--0.761 W/kg
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