Samsung Galaxy A12 vs Samsung Galaxy S20 FE compare

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A12 and Samsung Galaxy S20 FE

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Smartphone 1

Samsung Galaxy A12

Samsung Galaxy A12

Smartphone 2

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE

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Samsung Galaxy A12 vs Samsung Galaxy S20 FE

What is the difference between the Samsung Galaxy A12 and Samsung Galaxy S20 FE? Which one is better? The answers to these questions and many more can be found here in this detailed comparison of the two phones. Discover the differences in specs between these two desirable devices, from screen size to battery life, in the table below. We have all the information you need to choose the best phone for you.


Common specs

Brand and model Samsung Galaxy A12 Samsung Galaxy S20 FE
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Review Samsung Galaxy A12 Review Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Review
Release date 2020, November 24 2020, September 23
Dimensions (HxWxD) 164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm | 6.46 x 6.46 x 2.98 in 159.8 x 74.5 x 8.4 mm | 6.29 x 6.29 x 2.93 in
Weight 205 g | 7.23 oz 190 g | 6.7 oz
Body Build Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame Glass front, plastic back, aluminum frame
Colors Black, White, Blue, Red Cloud Lavender, Cloud Mint, Cloud Navy, Cloud White, Cloud Red, Cloud Orange
Battery 5000 mAh, Li-Po, non-removable 4500 mAh, Li-Po, non-removable
Approximate price $ 170 $ 500


Technology PLS IPS Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.5" inc 6.5" inc
Screen area 102.0 cm2 101.0 cm2
Screen format 20:9 (height:width) 20:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 82.1% 84.8%
Screen resolution 720 x 1600 px 1080 x 2400 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 270 PPI 407 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Other specs - Always-on display
-120Hz refresh rate

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 48 MP, Quad 12 MP, Triple
Camera specs -48 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), AF
-5 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide)
-2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
-2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
-12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.76", 1.8µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
-8 MP, f/2.4, 76mm (telephoto), 1/4.5", 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom
-12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/3.0", 1.12µm
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60fps, gyro-EIS
DxOMark Main Score 90 115
DxOMark Photo 96 119
DxOMark Video 80 101
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single 32 MP, Single
Specifications 8 MP, f/2.2 32 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/2.74", 0.8µm
Functions HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60fps (gyro-EIS)


Operating system - OS Android 10 Android 10, One UI 2.5
Chipset - Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm) - Exynos 990 (7 nm+)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53) - Octa-core (2x2.73 GHz Mongoose M5 & 2x2.50 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
Graphics processor GPU PowerVR GE8320 Mali-G77 MP11
External memory microSDXC (dedicated slot) microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal memory 32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
Antutu 9 623211
Antutu 8 103760 525962
GeekBench 5 Single Core 158 735
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 930 2524

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat19 1800/200 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
NFC Yes (market/region dependent) Yes
USB USB Type-C 2.0 USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR EU - 0.67 W/kg (head) 1.38 W/kg (body)

SAR EU - 0.24 W/kg (head)     1.45 W/kg (body)    

Music and Audio

Radio FM radio, RDS, recording No
Headphone jack Yes No
Others - 32-bit/384kHz audio
-Tuned by AKG

Other features

Sensors - Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer - Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Other extras
- Fast charging 15W

- Bixby natural language commands and dictation
- Fast charging 25W
-Fast wireless charging 15W
-Reverse wireless charging 4.5W
-USB Power Delivery 3.0
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
-IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
- Also known as Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition, Samsung Galaxy S20 Lite, Samsung Galaxy S20 FE

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