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Basic Information
Android 12Android 10
6.41 x 2.99 x 0.35 inches6.44 x 2.96 x 0.35 inches
7.32 ounces6.77 ounces
BlackBlack, Blue, Red and White
Aluminum and Glass--
Display / Screen
6.7 inches6.5 inches
2400 x 1080 pixels 1600 x 720 pixels
393 pixels per inch270 pixels per inch
900 cd/m2 brightness--
No touch screenNo touch screen
MediaTek Dimensity 1080 MT6877V (6 nm) chipsetSamsung Exynos 850 chipset
Octa-Core 2600 MHz processorArm Cortex-A55, 64-bit (Octa-Core 2000 MHz) processor
Mali-G68 MC4 GPUMali-G76 GPU
256 GB internal memory32 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSDXC (up to 512 GB) external memory slot
200.00 MP + 16.00 MP48.00 MP + 13.00 MP
f/1.70 aperturef/2.00 aperture
24.00mm focal length26.00mm focal length
0.71 inches (1/1.4") sensor0.5 inches (1/2") sensor
3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K) video resolution1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
1280 x 720 (960 fps) (HD) slow motion video--
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
5G, 5G, LTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G) and HSDPALTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA and HSUPA
Nano SIMNano SIM, Dual SIM
Battery Life
4300mAh Battery5000mAh Li - Polymer Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Other Features
Bluetooth 5.2 Bluetooth 5.0
Infra-red port--
Fingerprint ID ScannerFingerprint ID Scanner
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Gyroscope and Proximity Sensor

Comparison review

Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer has a score of 91.5, which is much better than the Samsung Galaxy A21s's global score of 77.7. Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer's design has the same thickness than Samsung Galaxy A21s, but it is just a little bit heavier. These devices use Android OS, but Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer has a more recent 12 version while Samsung Galaxy A21s has Android 10 version, so it provides a lot of extra features.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer counts with a bit better performance than Samsung Galaxy A21s, and although they both have the same number of cores, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer also has 5 GB more RAM memory. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer counts with a much better looking screen than Samsung Galaxy A21s, because it has a lot better resolution of 1080 x 2400px, a higher screen density and a little bit larger screen.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer features a much bigger storage to install applications and games than Galaxy A21s, because although it has no slot for an SD memory card, it also counts with 224 GB more internal memory capacity. Galaxy A21s counts with longer battery life than Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer, because it has a 5000mAh battery size.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer shoots way better photos and videos than Samsung Galaxy A21s, because it has a back facing camera with a much higher resolution, a larger aperture to capture better low light photography, a lot larger sensor which gives a way better photo and video quality and a way better (4K) video definition.

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