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Samsung Galaxy M12 128GB vs Samsung Galaxy M21 2021 128GB

Summary
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Display

6.5" (16.51 cm)

720x1600 px, 270 PPI

6.4" (16.26 cm)

1080x2340 px, 403 PPI

6.67" (16.94 cm)

1080x2400 px, 395 PPI

Camera

48 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP (Primary)

20 MP(Front)

48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP (Primary)

20 MP(Front)

Battery

6000 mAh

58 h talktime (4G)

6000 mAh

49 h talktime (4G)

5160 mAh

Performance

Octa Core

2 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Quad + Quad Core

2.3 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Single + Tri + Quad Core

2.96 GHz + 2.42 GHz + 1.8 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Storage

128 GB

1 TB (Expandable)

128 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

128 GB

1 TB (Expandable)

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User Rating

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4.1/5 based on 47,760 ratings

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General
Launch Date

March 17, 2021 (Official)

July 26, 2021 (Official)

April 6, 2021 (Official)

Operating System

Android v11

Android v11

Android v11

Custom UI

Samsung One UI

Samsung One UI

MIUI

Performance
Good
Good
Very Good
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 850

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611

Qualcomm Snapdragon 860

CPU

Octa core, 2 GHz, Cortex A55

Octa core (2.3 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A73 + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Octa core (2.96 GHz, Single core, Kryo 485 + 2.42 GHz, Tri core, Kryo 485 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 485)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

64 bit

Fabrication

8 nm

10 nm

7 nm

Graphics

Mali-G52 MP1

Mali-G72 MP3

Adreno 640

RAM

6 GB

6 GB

6 GB

RAM Type

LPDDR4X

LPDDR4X

LPDDR4X

Display
Average
Very Good
Good
Display Type

PLS TFT LCD

Super AMOLED

IPS LCD

Screen Size

6.5 " (16.51 cm)

6.4 " (16.26 cm)

6.67 " (16.94 cm)

Resolution

720 x 1600 pixels

1080 x 2340 pixels

1080 x 2400 pixels

Aspect Ratio

20:9

19.5:9

20:9

Pixel Density

270 ppi

403 ppi

395 ppi

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

81.95 %

84.02 %

84.61 %

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v3,

Corning Gorilla Glass v6,

Bezel-less display

with notch

with notch

with punch-hole display

Touch Screen

, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Brightness

420 nits

450 nits

HDR 10 / HDR+ support

, HDR 10+

Refresh Rate

90 Hz

60 Hz

120 Hz

Design
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Dimensions

Height: 164 mm
Width: 75.9 mm
Thickness: 9.7 mm

Height: 159 mm
Width: 75.1 mm
Thickness: 8.9 mm

Height: 165.3 mm
Width: 76.8 mm
Thickness: 9.4 mm

Weight

221 grams

192 grams

215 grams

Build Material

Back: Plastic

Back: Plastic

Colours

Black, Blue, White

Arctic Blue, Charcoal Black

Graphite Black, Steel Blue, Golden Bronze

Waterproof

, Splash proof, IP53

Camera
Good
Very Good
Very Good
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Quad

Triple

Quad

Resolution

48 MP f/2.0 (upto 10x Digital Zoom), Wide Angle (80° field-of-view) Primary Camera(2" sensor size, 0.8µm pixel size)5 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(4.0" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)2 MP f/2.4, Macro Camera
2 MP f/2.4, Depth Camera

48 MP f/2.0 (upto 10x Digital Zoom) Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 2" sensor size, 0.8µm pixel size)8 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(4.0" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)5 MP f/2.2, Depth Camera

48 MP f/1.79, Wide Angle (79° field-of-view) Primary Camera(2" sensor size, 0.8µm pixel size)8 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(1µm pixel size)2 MP f/2.4, Macro Camera(1.75µm pixel size)2 MP f/2.4, Depth Camera(1.75µm pixel size)

Sensor

ISOCELL Plus

ISOCELL Plus

Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

Autofocus

OIS

No

No

Flash

, LED Flash

, LED Flash

, LED Flash

Image Resolution

8000 x 6000 Pixels

8000 x 6000 Pixels

8000 x 6000 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

10 x Digital Zoom
Auto Flash
Face detection
Touch to focus

10 x Digital Zoom
Auto Flash
Face detection
Touch to focus

Digital Zoom
Auto Flash
Face detection
Touch to focus

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

3840x2160 @ 30 fps
1920x1080 @ 30 fps

3840x2160 @ 30 fps
1920x1080 @ 60 fps

Front Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Single

Resolution

8 MP f/2.2 Primary Camera

20 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle Primary Camera(26 mm focal length)

20 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle Primary Camera(3.4" sensor size, 0.8µm pixel size)

Autofocus

No

No

Flash

No

No

Camera Features

Fixed Focus

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Excellent
Excellent
Excellent
Capacity

6000 mAh

6000 mAh

5160 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

Li-Polymer

Removable

No

No

No

TalkTime

Up to 58 Hours(4G)

Up to 49 Hours(4G)

Quick Charging

, Fast, 15W

, Fast, 15W

, Fast, 33W: 100 % in 59 minutes

USB Type-C

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

128 GB

128 GB

128 GB

Expandable Memory

, Up to 1 TB

, Up to 512 GB

, Up to 1 TB

User Available Storage

Up to 105 GB

Up to 107 GB

Storage Type

eMMC 5.1

UFS 2.1

UFS 3.1

USB OTG

Network & Connectivity
SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

SAR Value

Head: 0.809 W/kg, Body: 0.645 W/kg

Wi-Fi

, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n

, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz

, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

, v5.0

, v5.0

, v5.0

GPS

with A-GPS, Glonass

with A-GPS, Glonass

with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

No

No

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

Multimedia
FM Radio

, Recording option

Loudspeaker

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Sensors
Fingerprint Sensor

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Side

Rear

Side

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

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