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Basic Information
Android 12Android 9.0 Pie
6.41 x 2.99 x 0.35 inches6.22 x 2.87 x 0.39 inches
7.32 ounces6.81 ounces
Black16 777 216
Aluminum and GlassAluminum and Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5)
--Scratch-Resistant Glass
--$ 900.00
Display / Screen
6.7 inches6 inches
2400 x 1080 pixels 2880 x 1440 pixels
393 pixels per inch537 pixels per inch
900 cd/m2 brightness550 cd/m2 brightness
No touch screenNo touch screen
MediaTek Dimensity 1080 MT6877V (6 nm) chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845 chipset
Octa-Core 2600 MHz processorKryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm (Octa-Core 2800 MHz) processor
Mali-G68 MC4 GPUAdreno 630 GPU
256 GB internal memory64 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSDXC (up to 512 GB) external memory slot
200.00 MP + 16.00 MP19.00 MP + 13.00 MP
f/1.70 aperturef/2.00 aperture
24.00mm focal length25.00mm focal length
0.71 inches (1/1.4") sensor0.43 inches (1/2.3") sensor
3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K) video resolution3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K) video resolution
1280 x 720 (960 fps) (HD) slow motion video1920 x 1080 (960 fps) (Full 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 Battery3330mAh Li - Polymer 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

Comparison review

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer is better than Sony Xperia XZ3, having a 91.5 score against 79.6. Both of these phones include Android OS, but Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer has older 12 version while Sony Xperia XZ3 has Android 9.0 Pie. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer body is way newer and somewhat thinner, but also just a little bit heavier than the Sony Xperia XZ3.

Sony Xperia XZ3 features a little sharper screen than Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer, because although it has way less brightness and a bit smaller screen, it also counts with a better 1440 x 2880px resolution and a better amount of pixels per screen inch. The Sony Xperia XZ3 and Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer have very similar processing units, and although the Sony Xperia XZ3 has 4 GB less RAM, they both have the same number of cores.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer captures greater photos and videos than Xperia XZ3, and although they both have the same 30 fps video frame rates and the same 3840x2160 (4K) video definition, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer also has a lot bigger camera sensor providing a way higher image quality, a bigger aperture and a lot more MP back camera.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer has a better memory to install applications and games or saving photos and videos than Sony Xperia XZ3, because although it has no external memory card slot, it also counts with more internal storage. Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer counts with improved battery lifetime than Sony Xperia XZ3, because it has a 4300mAh battery size.

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