Samsung Galaxy A12 vs Nokia 5.4 – 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 Nokia 5.4 also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Samsung Galaxy A12 Nokia 5.4
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.5 in (inches) 6.39 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 1560 pixels
RAM 3 GB (gigabytes) or 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes) 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 32 GB (gigabytes),64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes) 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 48/5/2/2 MP 48/5/2/2 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 better chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 662.

Meanwhile, the Nokia 5.4 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 Nokia 5.4 has the Qualcomm Adreno 610,950 MHz (megahertz) 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 Nokia 5.4. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable.
The Nokia 5.4 battery include Fast charging, Non-removable and AI-assisted Adaptive Battery.

Screen

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

Meanwhile the Nokia 5.4 is featuring a IPS display with 720 x 1560 pixels and a screen size of 6.39 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Samsung Galaxy A12 is a 1.7% bigger than Nokia 5.4 screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy A12 Nokia 5.4
Capacitive 2.5D curved glass screen
Infinity-V display 400 cd/m²
Multi-touch 70% NTSC
Capacitive
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 Nokia 5.4 is coming with a 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 1866 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Samsung Galaxy A12 gives a 33.3% more ram memory capacity than Nokia 5.4.

At the more expensive edition, both handset present the same ram capacity:6 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 100% more storage memory capacity than Nokia 5.4.

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

Nokia 5.4 gets you or 64 GB (gigabytes) 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 Nokia 5.4 rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 48/5/2/2 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.0 f/2.0 f/2.0 respectively.

Nokia
Samsung Galaxy A12 Nokia 5.4
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3) Autofocus
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) Cinema Mode
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Continuous shooting
Autofocus Digital image stabilization
Continuous shooting Digital zoom
Digital zoom Exposure compensation
Exposure compensation Face detection
Face detection Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (macro) Geotagging
Geotagging HDR
HDR ISO settings
ISO settings Panorama
Panorama Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Scene mode Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 2 MP (depth sensing) Secondary rear camera – 5 MP (ultra-wide)
Self-timer Self-timer
Third rear camera – 5 MP (ultra-wide angle) Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Touch focus Touch focus
White balance settings White balance settings
Wind Noise Cancellation

Front Camera – Selfie

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

The Nokia 5.4 has a 16 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy A12 Nokia 5.4
8 MP 16 MP
Aperture:f/2.2 Aperture:f/2.0
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 A12 Nokia 5.4
EDGE 2.5D curved glass screen
HSPA+ 400 cd/m²
LTE 70% NTSC
UMTS(384 kbit/s) EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4(51.0/150.8 Mbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Samsung Galaxy A12 price is $220 and the Nokia 5.4 price tag is $250

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