Samsung Galaxy A12 vs Huawei Honor 30S – Review, specifications and prices

The new Samsung Galaxy A12 handset has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 48 MP, MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765) processor chipset and a battery of 5000 mAh. On other side, the Huawei Honor 30S also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Samsung Galaxy A12 Huawei Honor 30S
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.5 in (inches) 6.5 in (inches)
Processor MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765) Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 820 5G
Operating System One UI 2.0 One UI 2.0
Resolution 720 x 1560 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
RAM 3 GB (gigabytes) or 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 32 GB (gigabytes),64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 48/5/2/2 MP 64/8/8/2 MP
Front Camera 8 MP 16 MP
Battery 5000 mAh 4000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Samsung Galaxy A12 runs on MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765) chipset and the 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. Running on One UI 2.0 operating system.

The MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765) is a less powerful chipset processor than the Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 820 5G.

Meanwhile, the Huawei Honor 30S has a Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 820 5G, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.36 GHz Cortex-A56, 3 cores of 2.22 GHz Cortex-A56 and 4 cores of 1.84 GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2860 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,NPU(Neural-network processing unit),Kirin Gaming+ 2.0 and Link Turbo. And it’s running on One UI 2.0 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Samsung Galaxy A12 is carrying a PowerVR GE8320,680 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Huawei Honor 30S has the ARM Mali-G57 MP6 graphics processor.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy A12 battery capacity is 5000 mAh which is a 25% (percent) more powerful than the 4000 mAh offered by the Huawei Honor 30S. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable.
The Huawei Honor 30S battery include Fast charging and Non-removable.

Screen

The device is using a TFT display with 720 x 1560 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Huawei Honor 30S is featuring a IPS display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Samsung Galaxy A12 is the same size as Huawei Honor 30S screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy A12 Huawei Honor 30S
Capacitive 2.5D curved glass screen
Infinity-V display 96% NTSC
Multi-touch Aluminosilicate glass
Capacitive
HDR10
LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
Multi-touch
Oleophobic coating
Scratch resistant
TUV Rheinland Certified

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Samsung Galaxy A12 is carrying a ram memory of 3 GB (gigabytes) or 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes) with some features like .

The Huawei Honor 30S is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Samsung Galaxy A12 gives a 166.6% more ram memory capacity than Huawei Honor 30S.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy A12 is 6 gigabytes ,which is a 33.33% smaller than the Huawei Honor 30S with 8 gigabytes

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Samsung Galaxy A12 comes with or 32 GB (gigabytes) or 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Samsung Galaxy A12 gives a 300% more storage memory capacity than Huawei Honor 30S.

The maximum storage capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy A12 is 128 gigabytes ,which is a 100% less than the Huawei Honor 30S with 256 gigabytes

Huawei Honor 30S gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Samsung Galaxy A12 rear camera setup is composed by 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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Meanwhile the Huawei Honor 30S rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 64/8/8/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 80 mm , a pixel size of 0.8µm and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.4 f /2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

Huawei
Samsung Galaxy A12 Huawei Honor 30S
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3) 3-element lens (#4)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) 5-element lens (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) 6-element lens (#3)
Autofocus 720p @ 960 fps
Continuous shooting Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Digital zoom Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Exposure compensation Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
Face detection Autofocus
Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (macro) Autofocus (#3)
Geotagging Continuous shooting
HDR Digital image stabilization
ISO settings Digital zoom
Panorama Exposure compensation
Scene mode Face detection
Secondary rear camera – 2 MP (depth sensing) Fixed focus (#2)
Self-timer Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Third rear camera – 5 MP (ultra-wide angle) Geotagging
Touch focus HDR
White balance settings ISO settings
Panorama
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Scene mode
Second rear camera – 8 MP (telephoto)
Self-timer
Third rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Samsung Galaxy A12 comes with a 8 MP in the front.

The Huawei Honor 30S has a 16 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy A12 Huawei Honor 30S
8 MP 16 MP
Aperture:f/2.2 Aperture:f/2.0
Face unlock Digital image stabilization
Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination)

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 A12 Huawei Honor 30S
EDGE 5G NSA
HSPA+ 5G SA
LTE Balong 5000 modem 5G
UMTS(384 kbit/s) EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 21
TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Samsung Galaxy A12 price is $220 and the Huawei Honor 30S price tag is $330 (8 GB + 128 GB) or $370 (8 GB + 256 GB)

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