Samsung Galaxy S21 256gb Vs Xiaomi 12 Pro 5g Comparison by Price, Specifications, Features & Review

Samsung Galaxy S21 256gb vs Xiaomi 12 Pro 5g

Should you buy Samsung Galaxy S21 256GB or Xiaomi 12 Pro 5G? Find out which mobile phone is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of price and key specs like performance, price, camera, display, ram, storage, battery capac...ity, operating system, Network Connectivity, Multimedia and more.

SpecificationsSamsung Galaxy S21 256GBXiaomi 12 Pro 5G
Price39999.027999.0
Operating SystemAndroid v11Android v12
Battery4000 mAh4600 mAh
Camera12 MP + 64 MP + 12 MP And 10 MP50 MP + 50 MP + 50 MP And 32 MP
Display6.2 inches (15.75 cm)6.73 inches (17.09 cm)
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Key Specs

Battery

Battery 4000 mAh 4600 mAh

Display

Display 6.2 inches (15.75 cm) 6.73 inches (17.09 cm)

Front Camera

Front Camera 10 MP 32 MP

Processor

Processor Samsung Exynos 2100 Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

Rear Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP + 64 MP + 12 MP 50 MP + 50 MP + 50 MP

Battery

Capacity

Capacity 4000 mAh 4600 mAh

Quick Charging

Quick Charging Yes, Fast, 25W Yes, Hyper, v4.0, 120W: 100 % in 18 minutes

Removable

Removable No No

TalkTime

TalkTime Up to 33 Hours(4G) -

Type

Type Li-ion Li-Polymer

USB Type-C

USB Type-C Yes Yes

Wireless Charging

Wireless Charging Yes Yes Charging Time: 42 minutes

Camera

Autofocus

Autofocus Yes, Phase Detection autofocus Yes

Camera Features

Camera Features Digital Zoom Auto Flash Face detection Touch to focus Digital Zoom Auto Flash Face detection Filters Touch to focus Xiaomi ProFocus

Camera Setup

Camera Setup Single Single

Flash

Flash Yes, LED Flash Yes, Dual-color LED Flash

Image Resolution

Image Resolution 4000 x 3000 Pixels 8150 x 6150 Pixels

OIS

OIS Yes Yes

Resolution

Resolution 10 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 3.2" sensor size, 1.22µm pixel size) 32 MP f/2.45, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 0.7µm pixel size)

Sensor

Sensor - IMX707, Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

Settings

Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Shooting Modes Continuous Shooting High Dynamic Range mode (HDR) Continuous Shooting High Dynamic Range mode (HDR) Burst mode

Video Recording

Video Recording 3840x2160 @ 30 fps 1920x1080 @ 30 fps 1280x720 @ 30 fps

Video Recording Features

Video Recording Features - Dual Video Recording Slo-motion Video HDR Bokeh portrait video Movie Frame Night Time-Lapse Parallel World Freeze Frame Video Vlog Mode Video Pro Mode

Design

Colours

Colours Phantom Gray, Phantom Violet, Phantom White Couture Blue, Opera Mauve, Noir Black

Height

Height 151.7 mm 163.6 mm

Ruggedness

Ruggedness Dust proof -

Thickness

Thickness 7.9 mm 8.1 mm

Waterproof

Waterproof Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68 -

Weight

Weight 169 grams 205 grams

Width

Width 71.2 mm 74.6 mm

Display

Aspect Ratio

Aspect Ratio 20:9 20:9

Bezelless Display

Bezelless Display Yes with punch-hole display Yes with punch-hole display

Brightness

Brightness 1300 nits 1500 nits

Display Type

Display Type Dynamic AMOLED AMOLED

HDR 10 / HDR+ support

HDR 10 / HDR+ support Yes, HDR 10+ Yes, HDR 10+

Pixel Density

Pixel Density 424 ppi 521 ppi

Refresh Rate

Refresh Rate 120 Hz 120 Hz

Screen Protection

Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass, Glass Victus Corning Gorilla Glass, Glass Victus

Screen Size

Screen Size 6.2 inches (15.75 cm) 6.73 inches (17.09 cm)

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated) 85.92 % 89.6 %

Touch Screen

Touch Screen Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
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General

Brand

Brand Samsung Xiaomi

Custom UI

Custom UI Samsung One UI MIUI

Launch Date

Launch Date - May 2, 2022 (Official)

Operating System

Operating System Android v11 Android v12

Multimedia

Audio Features

Audio Features - Dolby Atmos

Audio Jack

Audio Jack USB Type-C USB Type-C

FM Radio

FM Radio No No

Fm Radio

FM Radio No No

Loudspeaker

Loudspeaker Yes Yes

Network & Connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth Yes, v5.0 Yes, v5.2

GPS

GPS Yes with A-GPS, Glonass Yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

NFC Yes Yes

Network Support

Network Support 5G Supported in India, 4G Supported in India, 3G, 2G 5G Supported in India, 4G Supported in India, 3G, 2G

SAR Value

SAR Value - Head: 0.775 W/kg, Body: 0.451 W/kg

SIM 1

SIM 1 5G Bands: FDD N1 / N3 / N5 / N7 / N8 / N20 / N28 TDD N38 / N40 / N41 / N66 / N77 / N78 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available 5G Bands: FDD N1 / N3 / N5 / N7 / N8 / N20 / N28 TDD N38 / N40 / N41 / N66 / N77 / N78 / N79 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39) / 3500(band 42) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available

SIM 2

SIM 2 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39) / 3500(band 42) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available

SIM Size

SIM Size SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano

SIM Slot(s)

SIM Slot(s) Dual SIM, GSM+GSM Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE

Sim Size

Sim Size - SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano

USB Connectivity

USB Connectivity Mass storage device, USB charging Mass storage device, USB charging

VoLTE

VoLTE Yes Yes

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax) 5GHz, MIMO Yes, Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax) 5GHz, MIMO

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Features Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Performance

Architecture

Architecture 64 bit 64 bit

CPU

CPU Octa core (2.9 GHz, Single core, Cortex X1 + 2.8 GHz, Tri core, Cortex A78 + 2.2 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A55) Octa core (3 GHz, Single core, Cortex X2 + 2.5 GHz, Tri core, Cortex A710 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A510)

Chipset

Chipset Samsung Exynos 2100 Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

Fabrication

Fabrication 5 nm 4 nm

Graphics

Graphics Mali-G78 MP14 Adreno 730

RAM type

RAM Type LPDDR5 LPDDR5

Ram

RAM 8 GB 8 GB

Sensors

Fingerprint Sensor

Fingerprint Sensor Yes Yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Fingerprint Sensor Position On-screen On-screen

Fingerprint Sensor Type

Fingerprint Sensor Type Ultrasonic Optical

Heart Rate Monitor

Heart Rate Monitor - Yes

Other Sensors

Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Storage

Expandable Memory

Expandable Memory No No

Internal Memory

Internal Memory 256 GB 256 GB

Storage Type

Storage Type UFS 3.1 UFS 3.1

USB OTG

USB OTG Yes Yes

User Available Storage

User Available Storage - Up to 222 GB
Scoring parameters
How is the score calculated?

This is a relative score calculated on the basis of the following specifications:

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  • Battery
  • Camera
  • Storage
  • Display

Each Mobiles has been benchmarked against ~31,000 other phones to calculate the score.

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