The new Vivo S9 device has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 64 MP, MediaTek Dimensity 1100 processor chipset and a battery of 4000 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 Vivo S9 Samsung Galaxy A12
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.44 in (inches) 6.5 in (inches)
Processor MediaTek Dimensity 1100 MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765)
Operating System OriginOS 1.0 (Android 11) OriginOS 1.0 (Android 11)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 720 x 1560 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) 3 GB (gigabytes) or 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 32 GB (gigabytes),64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/8/2 MP 48/5/2/2 MP
Front Camera 44 MP 8 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Vivo S9 runs on MediaTek Dimensity 1100 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A76 and 4 cores of 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2600 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and VC cooling system. Running on OriginOS 1.0 (Android 11) operating system.

The MediaTek Dimensity 1100 is a better 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 OriginOS 1.0 (Android 11) OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Vivo S9 is carrying a ARM Mali-G77 gpu in the interior and the Samsung Galaxy A12 has the PowerVR GE8320,680 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Vivo S9 battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 25% (percent) less powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the Samsung Galaxy A12. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable, 33W fast charging and Vivo FlashCharge.
The Samsung Galaxy A12 battery include Fast charging and Non-removable.

Screen

The device is using a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.44 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 Vivo S9 is a 0.9% smaller than Samsung Galaxy A12 screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Vivo S9 Samsung Galaxy A12
2.5D curved glass screen Capacitive
3000000:1 Infinity-V display
90Hz refresh rate Multi-touch
98% NTSC
Capacitive
HDR10+
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Vivo S9 is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

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, the Vivo S9 gives a 166.6% more ram memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy A12.

The maximum capacity offered by the Vivo S9 is 12 gigabytes ,which is a 100% bigger 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 Vivo S9 comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Vivo S9 gives a 300% more storage memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy A12.

The max storage capacity offered by the Vivo S9 is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more 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 Vivo S9 rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 64/8/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length 35 mm:26 mm , carrying a sensor like Samsung S5KGW1 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 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.

Vivo S9 Samsung Galaxy A12
10x digital zoom Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#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)
Focal length equivalent (35 mm) – 16 mm (#2) Geotagging
Geotagging HDR
HDR ISO settings
ISO settings Panorama
Optical image stabilization Scene mode
Panorama Secondary rear camera – 2 MP (depth sensing)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Self-timer
Pixel size – 1.12 µm (#2) Third rear camera – 5 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Scene mode Touch focus
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide-angle macro) White balance settings
Self-timer
Sensor size – 1/4″ (#2)
Third rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Vivo S9 comes with a 44 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:

Vivo S9 Samsung Galaxy A12
44 MP 8 MP
5-element lens (#2) Aperture:f/2.2
Angle of view – 105° (#2) Face unlock
Aperture size – f/2.3 (#2)
Aperture:f/2.0
Autofocus
Digital image stabilization
Face detection
Face unlock
Geotagging
HDR
Panorama
Secondary front camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide-angle)

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.

Vivo S9 Samsung Galaxy A12
5G NSA EDGE
5G SA HSPA+
Built-in 5G modem LTE
EDGE UMTS(384 kbit/s)
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
TD-SCDMA

Price

The Vivo S9 price is $465 and the Samsung Galaxy A12 price tag is $220

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