Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Samsung Galaxy A12

Quick Comparison

Both Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy A12 comes with same RAM.Neither of them has front Flash. In terms of display resolution, Samsung Galaxy S9 has better resolution of 2960 x 1440 than Samsung Galaxy A12 which has resolution of 1560 x 720. Both have the same amount of internal memory.

NameSamsung Galaxy S9Samsung Galaxy A12
Display5.8 in6.5 in
Internal Memory64 GB64 GB
Battery3000 mAh5000 mAh
Camera12 MP48 MP Quad
PriceRs. 14997Rs. 11999

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Detailed Comparison

Price And Launch

The launch Date of the first phone is February, 2018. The cost of Samsung Galaxy S9 is Rs. 14997. The launch Date of the second phone is February 16, 2020. The cost of Samsung Galaxy A12 is Rs. 11999.

Display comparison

Samsung Galaxy S9 has screen size of 5.8 inches which falls short to Samsung Galaxy A12's 6.5 inch screen. Samsung Galaxy S9 has Super AMOLED Screen type where as Samsung Galaxy A12 has Screen type. Samsung Galaxy S9 has display density of 568 PPI & Samsung Galaxy A12 has only 264 PPI display density. In terms of screen to body ratio, Samsung Galaxy A12 has better screen to body ratio of ~ 85.8% than Samsung Galaxy S9's ~ 83.6%. Samsung Galaxy S9 has 18.5:9 aspect ratio where as Samsung Galaxy A12 has 20:9 aspect ratio.

Memory comparison

Both mobiles come with 4 GB RAM and both have same Internal Memory of 64 GB. Both of the devices have Memory Card Slot.

Camera comparison

Samsung Galaxy A12's 48 MP Quad Rear Camera outclasses Samsung Galaxy S9's 12 MP Rear Camera in terms of resolution. Both of them stand equal in terms of Front Camera Resolution as both have 8 MP Front Camera.

Technical comparison

Both the phones has Android Operating System but the first one runs on version v8.0 and the second one on 10 version.

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Full Comparison

NameSamsung Galaxy S9Samsung Galaxy A12
Sim TypeDual Sim, GSM+GSM (Hybrid Slot)Dual Sim, GSM+GSM
Dual SimYesYes
Sim SizeNano+Nano SIMNano+Nano SIM
Device TypeSmartphoneSmartphone
Release DateFebruary, 2018February 16, 2020
Dimensions147.69 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm
Weight163 g205 g
TypeColor Super AMOLED screen (16M colors)Color PLS IPS (16M)
TouchYes, with MultitouchYes, with Multitouch
Size5.8 inches, 1440 x 2960 pixels6.5 inches, 720 x 1560 pixels
Aspect Ratio18.5:920:9
PPI~568 PPI~264 PPI
Screen to Body Ratio~ 83.6%~ 85.8%
FeaturesCorning Gorilla Glass 5 Screen Protection
NotchYes, Water Drop Notch
Storage64 GB64 GB
Card SlotYes, (Hybrid Slot), upto 512 GBYes
WifiYes, with wifi-hotspotYes, with wifi-hotspot
BluetoothYes, v5.0Yes, v5.0, A2DP, LE
USBYes, USB-C v3.1Yes, USB-C v2.0
USB FeaturesUSB on-the-go, USB Charging
Wireless ChargingYes
GPSYes, with A-GPS SupportYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
Fingerprint SensorYesYes, Side
Face UnlockYesYes
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer
3.5mm Headphone JackYesYes
Water ResistanceYes, 1.5 m upto 30 min
IP RatingIP68
Dust ResistantYes
Rear Camera12 MP with autofocus48 MP f/2 (Wide Angle)
5 MP f/2.2 (Ultra Wide)
2 MP f/2.4 (Macro)
2 MP f/2.4 (Depth Sensor) with autofocus
FeaturesFace detection, Smile detection, Geo tagging, Panorama, Touch to focuspanorama, HDR
Video Recording4K @ 60fps UHD1080p @ 30fps FHD
FlashYes, Dual LEDYes, LED
Front Camera8 MP with Autofocus8 MP f/2.2
Front Video Recording1080p @ 30fps FHD
OSAndroid v8.0 (Oreo)Android v10, upgradable to v11
ChipsetSamsung Exynos 9810Mediatek Helio P35
CPU2.8 GHz, Octa Core Processor2.3 GHz, Octa Core Processor
Core Details4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-G72 MP18PowerVR GE8320
IP RatingIP68
JavaYes, via 3rd partyNo
BrowserYes, supports HTML5Yes
SupportsMMS, Instant Messaging, Voice Commands
EmailYes, with Push EmailYes
MusicMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACYes
VideoMP4, DivX, XviDYes
FM RadioYesNo
Document ReaderYesYes
TypeNon-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Size3000 mAh, Li-ion Battery5000 mAh, Li-Po Battery
Fast ChargingQuick Charge 2.015W Fast Charging

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