Samsung Galaxy A12 vs Motorola Moto G9 Power – Review, specifications and prices

The new Samsung Galaxy A12 phone 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 Motorola Moto G9 Power also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Samsung Galaxy A12 Motorola Moto G9 Power
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.5 in (inches) 6.78 in (inches)
Processor MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765) Qualcomm Snapdragon 662
Operating System One UI 2.0 One UI 2.0
Resolution 720 x 1560 pixels 720 x 1640 pixels
RAM 3 GB (gigabytes) or 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes) 4 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 32 GB (gigabytes),64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 48/5/2/2 MP 64/2/2 MP
Front Camera 8 MP 16 MP
Battery 5000 mAh 6000 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 better chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 662.

Meanwhile, the Motorola Moto G9 Power has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 662, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.0 GHz Kryo 260 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 260. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2000 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 A12 is carrying a PowerVR GE8320,680 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Motorola Moto G9 Power has the Qualcomm Adreno 610,950 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy A12 battery capacity is 5000 mAh which is a 20% (percent) less powerful than the 6000 mAh offered by the Motorola Moto G9 Power. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable.
The Motorola Moto G9 Power 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 Motorola Moto G9 Power is featuring a IPS display with 720 x 1640 pixels and a screen size of 6.78 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Samsung Galaxy A12 is a 4.3% smaller than Motorola Moto G9 Power screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy A12 Motorola Moto G9 Power
Capacitive Capacitive
Infinity-V display Multi-touch
Multi-touch Scratch resistant

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 Motorola Moto G9 Power is coming with a 4 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 1333 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Samsung Galaxy A12 gives a 33.3% more ram memory capacity than Motorola Moto G9 Power.

The maximum capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy A12 is 6 gigabytes ,which is a 50% bigger than the Motorola Moto G9 Power with 4 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 Motorola Moto G9 Power.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:128 gigabytes.

Motorola Moto G9 Power gets you or 128 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 Motorola Moto G9 Power rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 64/2/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length and 35 mm:26 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

Motorola
Samsung Galaxy A12 Motorola Moto G9 Power
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Autofocus
Autofocus Continuous shooting
Continuous shooting Digital image stabilization
Digital zoom Digital zoom
Exposure compensation Exposure compensation
Face detection Face detection
Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (macro) Geotagging
Geotagging HDR
HDR ISO settings
ISO settings Laser autofocus (LAF)
Panorama Macro mode
Scene mode Optical zoom
Secondary rear camera – 2 MP (depth sensing) Panorama
Self-timer Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Third rear camera – 5 MP (ultra-wide angle) Pixel size – 1.75 µm (#2)
Touch focus Pixel size – 1.75 µm (#3)
White balance settings Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Self-timer
Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

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

The Motorola Moto G9 Power has a 16 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy A12 Motorola Moto G9 Power
8 MP 16 MP
Aperture:f/2.2 Aperture:f/2.3
Face unlock Face unlock
HDR
Pixel size:1 µm /0.001000 mm
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 Motorola Moto G9 Power
EDGE EDGE
HSPA+ EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
LTE GPRS
UMTS(384 kbit/s) HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 13 DL/Cat 5 UL
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Samsung Galaxy A12 price is $220 and the Motorola Moto G9 Power price tag is $250

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