Samsung Galaxy A12 vs Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition – Review, specifications and prices

The new Samsung Galaxy A12 device 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 Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

Samsung

Specifications

Feature Samsung Galaxy A12 Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.5 in (inches) 6.67 in (inches)
Processor MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765) Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G
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) 6 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 32 GB (gigabytes),64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 48/5/2/2 MP 64/8/5/2 MP
Front Camera 8 MP 20 MP
Battery 5000 mAh 4500 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 Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G.

Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.8 GHz Kryo 475, 1 core of 2.2 GHz Kryo 475 and 6 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 475. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2800 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and Gen 5 AI Engine. 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 Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition has the Qualcomm Adreno 620 graphics processor.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy A12 battery capacity is 5000 mAh which is a 11.1% (percent) more powerful than the 4500 mAh offered by the Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable.
The Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition battery include Fast charging and Non-removable.

Screen

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

Meanwhile the Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition is featuring a IPS display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.67 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Samsung Galaxy A12 is a 2.6% smaller than Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy A12 Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition
Capacitive 120Hz sampling rate
Infinity-V display 2.5D curved glass screen
Multi-touch Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
HDR10
Multi-touch
Oleophobic coating
Scratch resistant
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification

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 Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition is coming with a 6 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 100% more ram memory capacity than Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition.

At the more expensive edition, both device 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 300% more storage memory capacity than Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition.

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

Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition 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.

Samsung

Meanwhile the Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 64/8/5/2 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length(35 mm) of 26 mm , carrying sensor like Sony IMX686 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

Xiaomi
Samsung Galaxy A12 Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3) 1080p @ 120 fps
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) 10x digital zoom
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) 720p @ 960 fps
Autofocus Angle of view – 120° (#2)
Continuous shooting Angle of view – 83° (#3)
Digital zoom Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Exposure compensation Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Face detection Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (macro) Autofocus
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) Focal length – 1.66 mm (#2)
Self-timer Focal length – 1.94 mm (#4)
Third rear camera – 5 MP (ultra-wide angle) Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Touch focus Geotagging
White balance settings HDR
Image resolution – 3264 x 2448 (#2)
ISO settings
Macro mode
Macro shooting distance – 2 cm (#4)
Macro shooting distance – 2 cm (#4)
Optical image stabilization
Panorama
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Pixel size – 1.12 m (#2)
Pixel size – 1.12 m (#3)
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Pixel size – 1.75 m (#4)
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Self-timer
Sensor version – GalaxyCore GC02M1 (#3)
Sensor version – GalaxyCore GC02M1 (#4)
Sensor version – OmniVision OV8856 (#2)
Sensor size – 1/4″ (#2)
Sensor size – 1/5″ (#3)
Sensor size – 1/5″ (#4)
Third rear camera – 5 MP (depth-sensing)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

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

The Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition has a 20 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy A12 Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition
8 MP 20 MP
Aperture:f/2.2 Angle of view – 83° (#2)
Face unlock Aperture:f/2.2
Aperture:f/2.4 (#2)
Face unlock
HDR
Pixel size – 1.75 m (#2)
Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm
Secondary front camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Sensor version – GalaxyCore GC02M1 (#2)
Sensor model:Samsung S5K3T2

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 Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition
EDGE 5G NSA
HSPA+ 5G SA
LTE EDGE
UMTS(384 kbit/s) GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
Snapdragon X52 modem

Price

The Samsung Galaxy A12 price is $220 and the Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition price tag is $280

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