Comparison between:
- Xiaomi 12 Pro
- Samsung Galaxy S21 FE SD888

Brand and model

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

Xiaomi 12 ProSamsung Galaxy S21 FE SD888
Xiaomi 12 Pro
Prices
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE SD888
Model alias-SM-G990E/DS

Design

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

Width74.6 mm
7.46 cm
0.245 ft
2.937 in
74.5 mm
7.45 cm
0.244 ft
2.933 in
Height163.6 mm
16.36 cm
0.537 ft
6.441 in
155.7 mm
15.57 cm
0.511 ft
6.13 in
Thickness8.16 mm
0.816 cm
0.027 ft
0.321 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.026 ft
0.311 in
Weight205 g
0.45 lbs
7.23 oz
177 g
0.39 lbs
6.24 oz
Volume99.59 cm³
6.05 in³
91.64 cm³
5.57 in³
ColorsBlack
Purple
Blue
Country Field Green
Olive
White
Lavender
Graphite
Body materialsGlass
Aluminium alloy
PU
Plastic
Aluminium alloy
Certification-IP68

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 (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTSUMTS 800 MHz (B6)
UMTS 800 MHz (B19)
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 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 (B18)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B19)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B26)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1500 MHz (B32)
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 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 (B13)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
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)
5G NR5G-FDD 700 MHz (n28)
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)
5G-TDD 4700 MHz (n79)
5G-FDD 700 MHz (n28)
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-FDD 2600 MHz (n7)
5G-TDD 3500 MHz (n78)
5G-TDD 3700 MHz (n77)

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
5G NSA
5G SA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 20

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 13 (Android 12)Android 12
User interface (UI)-One UI 4.0

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 8 Gen 1Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
Process technology4 nm5 nm
CPU1x 2.995 GHz Cortex-X2, 3x 2.496 GHz Cortex-A710, 4x 1.78GHz Cortex-A5101x 2.84 GHz Cortex-A78, 3x 2.42 GHz Cortex-A78, 4x 1.8GHz Cortex-A55
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv9-AARMv8.4-A
CPU cores88
CPU frequency3000 MHz2840 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 730Qualcomm Adreno 660
GPU frequency-840 MHz
RAM capacity8 GB
12 GB
6 GB
8 GB
RAM typeLPDDR5LPDDR5
RAM channelsQuad channelDouble channel
RAM frequency6400 MHz2750 MHz
Vapor chamber liquid cooling system-

Storage

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

Storage128 GB
256 GB
128 GB
256 GB
UFS 3.1UFS 3.1

Display

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

Type/technologyE5 AMOLEDDynamic AMOLED 2X
Diagonal size6.73 in
170.94 mm
17.09 cm
6.4 in
162.56 mm
16.26 cm
Width2.76 in
70.15 mm
7.01 cm
2.63 in
66.71 mm
6.67 cm
Height6.14 in
155.89 mm
15.59 cm
5.84 in
148.24 mm
14.82 cm
Aspect ratio2.222:12.222:1
Resolution1440 x 3200 pixels1080 x 2400 pixels
Pixel density521 ppi
204 ppcm
411 ppi
161 ppcm
Color depth30 bit
1073741824 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area89.89 %85.53 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Super Vision Display
Micro-curved display
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
LTPO
AI Master Image Quality Engine
Adaptive-Sync technology
1-120 Hz refresh rate
480 Hz touch sampling rate
Variable Refresh Rate (VRR)
1500 cd/m² peak brightness
10-bit color
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
Sunlight Mode 3.0
DCI-P3
Heart rate detection
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
Infinity-O Display
Always-On Display
120 Hz refresh rate
240 Hz touch sampling rate in Game Mode
Eye Comfort Shield with AI-based blue light control

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Geomagnetic
Fingerprint
Hall
Gravity
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Geomagnetic
Fingerprint
Hall
In-display fingerprint sensor
360° Color temperature sensor
In-display optical 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 modelSony IMX707-
Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOS
Sensor format1/1.28"1/1.76"
Pixel size1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
1.8 µm
0.001800 mm
Aperturef/1.9f/1.8
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent24 mm *(35 mm / full frame)26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view-79 °
Number of lenses7-
Flash typeDual LEDLED
Image resolution8190 x 6144 pixels
50.32 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution7680 x 4320 pixels
33.18 MP
7680 x 4320 pixels
33.18 MP
Video FPS24 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
Face unlock
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Super Night Mode 2.0
CyberFocus
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
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)
Pixel size - 2.44 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Secondary rear camera - 50 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Angle of view - 115° (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Focal length equivalent (35 mm) - 14 mm (#2)
6-elements (#2)
Third rear camera - 50 MP (telephoto - portrait)
Aperture size - f/1.9 (#3)
Focal length equivalent (35 mm) - 48 mm (#3)
5-elements (#3)
PDAF with Dual Pixel
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Angle of view - 123° (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Third rear camera - 8 MP (telephoto)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#3)
30x Space Zoom (#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 typeCMOS BSICMOS
Aperture-f/2.2
Field of view-81 °
Image resolution32 MP32 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS60 fps-
FeaturesHDR
Face unlock
HDR
Face detection
Face unlock

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
4 stereo speakers
harman / kardon
Hi-Res Audio
Dolby Atmos
-

Radio

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

RadioYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningA-GPS
BeiDou
GPS (L1+L5)
GLONASS (G11)
Galileo (E1+E5a)
QZSS (L1+L5)
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
802.11ax
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11ax
2x2 MIMOHE80
MiMO
1024-QAM

Bluetooth

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

Version5.25.2
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
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
Version2.02.0
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 jackNoNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC

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
MP3
WAV
LDAC
LHDC
aptX-Adaptive
PCM
AMR-NB
AAC
AMR
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
3GA
OGA
AWB
MID
XMF
MXMF
IMY
RTTTL
RTX
OTA
APE
DSF
DFF

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/codecsMKV
MP4
WMV
M4V
WEBM
3GP
3G2
ASF
AVI
MKV
MP4
WMV
M4V
3GP
3G2
ASF
FLV
WEBM

Battery

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

Capacity4600 mAh4500 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
Charger output power-5 V / 5 A
Quick charge technologyXiaomi Surge Charge 2.0, Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, Power Delivery 3.0-
FeaturesWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Xiaomi Surge P1 charging chip
50W wireless charging
10W reverse wireless charging
Qi/PMA wireless charging - 15 W
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