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Basic Information
Android 12Android 11, 10, 9.0 Pie
6.41 x 2.99 x 0.35 inches5.90 x 2.77 x 0.31 inches
7.32 ounces5.54 ounces
BlackFlamingo pink, Prism black, Prism blue, Prism green and Prism white
Aluminum and GlassAluminum and Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5)
--Scratch-Resistant Glass
--$ 281.00
Display / Screen
6.7 inches6.1 inches
2400 x 1080 pixels 3040 x 1440 pixels
393 pixels per inch551 pixels per inch
900 cd/m2 brightness--
No touch screenNo touch screen
MediaTek Dimensity 1080 MT6877V (6 nm) chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset
Octa-Core 2600 MHz processorKryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm (Octa-Core 2840 MHz) processor
Mali-G68 MC4 GPUAdreno 640 GPU
256 GB internal memory128 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSDXC (up to 512 GB) external memory slot
200.00 MP + 16.00 MP12.00 MP + 10.00 MP
f/1.70 aperturef/1.50 aperture
24.00mm focal length26.00mm focal length
0.71 inches (1/1.4") sensor0.39 inches (1/2.55") sensor
3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K) video resolution3840 x 2160 (60 fps) (4K) video resolution
1280 x 720 (960 fps) (HD) slow motion video1280 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
Battery Life
4300mAh Battery3400mAh Li - Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
--Wireless Charging
Other Features
Bluetooth 5.2 Bluetooth 5.0
Infra-red port--
Fingerprint ID ScannerFingerprint ID Scanner
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor
--FM Radio

Comparison review

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer is just a bit better than the Galaxy S10, having a overall score of 91.5 against 88.3. Both devices we are comparing include Android OS, but Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer has newer 12 version and Galaxy S10 has Android 11 version. Even though Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer is way newer than Galaxy S10, it's thicker and notably heavier.

The Samsung Galaxy S10 counts with just a bit better looking display than Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer, because although it has a bit smaller screen, it also counts with a better display pixel density and a higher 1440 x 3040 pixels resolution. The Samsung Galaxy S10 features a bit faster CPU than Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer. They have the same number of cores and 8 GB of RAM memory.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer features a way better camera than Galaxy S10, because although it has slower video frame rates and a tinier aperture which is not so good for low light photography, and they both have the same (4K) video resolution, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer also counts with a camera with lot more MP and a lot larger sensor shooting lot higher quality videos and photos.

Samsung Galaxy S10 has a little bit better memory to install applications and games or saving photos and videos than Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer, because although it has less internal memory, it also counts with an external memory slot that allows a maximum of 512 GB. Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer counts with improved battery performance than Galaxy S10, because it has a 4300mAh battery size.

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