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Global Score
Basic Information
Android 12Android 11
6.41 x 2.99 x 0.35 inches6.44 x 3.01 x 0.31 inches
7.32 ounces6.91 ounces
BlackArctic white, Deep Ocean blue and Night black
Aluminum and GlassGlass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5)
--Scratch-Resistant Glass
Display / Screen
6.7 inches6.7 inches
2400 x 1080 pixels 2400 x 1080 pixels
393 pixels per inch393 pixels per inch
900 cd/m2 brightness1300 cd/m2 brightness
No touch screenNo touch screen
MediaTek Dimensity 1080 MT6877V (6 nm) chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 870 SM8250-AC chipset
Octa-Core 2600 MHz processorKryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm (Octa-Core 3200 MHz) processor
Mali-G68 MC4 GPUAdreno 650 GPU
256 GB internal memory128 GB internal memory
No SD card slotNo SD card slot
200.00 MP + 16.00 MP48.00 MP + 20.00 MP
f/1.70 aperturef/1.80 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 resolution3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K) video resolution
1280 x 720 (960 fps) (HD) slow motion video1280 x 720 (120 fps) (HD) slow motion video
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
5G, 5G, LTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G) and HSDPA5G, 5G, LTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA and HSUPA
Nano SIMNano SIM, Dual SIM
Battery Life
4300mAh Battery4520mAh Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Other Features
Bluetooth 5.2 Bluetooth 5.1
Infra-red portInfra-red port
Fingerprint ID ScannerFingerprint ID Scanner
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor

Comparison review

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer has a general score of 91.5, which is a bit better than the Xiaomi Poco F3's 87.3 overall score. These phones come with Android OS, but the Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer has the newer 12 version and Xiaomi Poco F3 has Android 11, giving lots of additional features and performance enhancements. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer is a newer phone than the Xiaomi Poco F3, although it's just a bit heavier and somewhat thicker.

The Xiaomi Poco F3 counts with a little sharper display than Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer, and although they both have a same size display, a greater number of pixels per inch of screen and exactly the same resolution of 1080 x 2400px, the Xiaomi Poco F3 also has more brightness. Xiaomi Poco F3 has just a little better processing power than Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer, although it has a smaller amount of RAM memory, they both have a Octa-Core processor.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer counts with a much greater memory capacity to install games and applications than Xiaomi Poco F3, because it has more internal memory. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer captures way better photographs and videos than Xiaomi Poco F3, and although they both have the same 3840x2160 (4K) video resolution and the same 30 frames per second video frame rate, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer also has a much more megapixels back-facing camera, a much bigger back camera sensor taking way better quality photographs and videos and a bigger aperture to take better images and videos in poorly lited environments.

Xiaomi Poco F3 has a bit longer battery life than Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer, because it has a 5 percent more battery size.

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