Samsung Galaxy A02s vs Samsung Galaxy A12 – Review, specifications and prices

The new Samsung Galaxy A02s phone has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 13 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor chipset and a battery of 5000 mAh. On other side, the Samsung Galaxy A12 also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Samsung Galaxy A02s Samsung Galaxy A12
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.5 in (inches) 6.5 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765)
Operating System One UI 2.0 One UI 2.0
Resolution 720 x 1520 pixels 720 x 1560 pixels
RAM 3 GB (gigabytes) 3 GB (gigabytes) or 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 32 GB (gigabytes) 32 GB (gigabytes),64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 13/2/2 MP 48/5/2/2 MP
Front Camera 5 MP 8 MP
Battery 5000 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Samsung Galaxy A02s runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 1800 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on One UI 2.0 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 is a less powerful chipset processor than the MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765).

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy A12 has a MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765), the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.3 GHz ARM Cortex-A53 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A53. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2300 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on One UI 2.0 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Samsung Galaxy A02s is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 506 gpu in the interior and the Samsung Galaxy A12 has the PowerVR GE8320,680 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy A02s battery capacity is 5000 mAh, which is the same as Samsung Galaxy A12. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable.
The Samsung Galaxy A12 battery include Fast charging and Non-removable.

Screen

The handset is using a TFT display with 720 x 1520 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy A12 is featuring a TFT display with 720 x 1560 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Samsung Galaxy A02s is the same size as Samsung Galaxy A12 screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy A02s Samsung Galaxy A12
Capacitive Capacitive
Infinity-V Display Infinity-V display
Multi-touch Multi-touch

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Samsung Galaxy A02s is carrying a ram memory of 3 GB (gigabytes) with some features like .

The Samsung Galaxy A12 is coming with a 3 GB (gigabytes) or 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like .
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 3 gigabytes.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy A02s is 3 gigabytes ,which is a 100% smaller than the Samsung Galaxy A12 with 6 gigabytes

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Samsung Galaxy A02s comes with or 32 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 32 gigabytes.

The maximum storage capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy A02s is 32 gigabytes ,which is a 300% less than the Samsung Galaxy A12 with 128 gigabytes

Samsung Galaxy A12 gets you or 32 GB (gigabytes) or 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Samsung Galaxy A02s rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 13/2/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length and 35 mm equivalent:28 mm , a pixel size of 1.12 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy A12 rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 48/5/2/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/2.0 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

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Samsung Galaxy A02s Samsung Galaxy A12
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Autofocus Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
Continuous shooting Autofocus
Digital zoom Continuous shooting
Exposure compensation Digital zoom
Face detection Exposure compensation
Geotagging Face detection
HDR Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
ISO settings Geotagging
Macro mode HDR
Panorama ISO settings
Pixel size – 1.75 µm (#2) Panorama
Pixel size – 1.75 µm (#3) Scene mode
Scene mode Secondary rear camera – 2 MP (depth sensing)
Secondary rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing) Self-timer
Self-timer Third rear camera – 5 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Third rear camera – 2 MP (macro) Touch focus
Touch focus White balance settings
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Samsung Galaxy A02s comes with a 5 MP in the front.

The Samsung Galaxy A12 has a 8 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy A02s Samsung Galaxy A12
5 MP 8 MP
Aperture:f/2.0.2 Aperture:f/2.2
Face unlock Face unlock

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Samsung Galaxy A02s Samsung Galaxy A12
EDGE EDGE
eMMC 5.1 HSPA+
HSPA+ LTE
LTE Cat 4(51.0/150.8 Mbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Samsung Galaxy A02s price is $180 and the Samsung Galaxy A12 price tag is $220

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