Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G
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Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos)

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Device Information

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G was released in Q2/2023 at a price of 399 $ and is available in the colors Midnight Black, Polar White, Sky Blue. The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos), on the other hand, was released in Q1/2022 at a price of 699 $ and is available in the colors Graphite (Black), Olive (Green), Lavendel (Purple), White.
Midnight Black, Polar White, Sky Blue Colours Graphite (Black), Olive (Green), Lavendel (Purple), White
399 $ Price from 699 $
Q2/2023 Release date Q1/2022

Processor

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G uses the MediaTek Dimensity 1080 processor, while the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos) uses the Samsung Exynos 2100. The MediaTek Dimensity 1080 of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G has 8 CPU cores and maximum frequency of 2.60% GHz. The Samsung Exynos 2100 installed in the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos) has 8 CPU cores and maximum frequency goes up to 2.90 GHz.
MediaTek Dimensity 1080 Name Samsung Exynos 2100
8 Core count 8
2x Cortex-A78 @ 2.60 GHz Core A: 1x Cortex-X1 @ 2.90 GHz
6x Cortex-A55 @ 2.00 GHz Core B: 3x Cortex-A78 @ 2.80 GHz
0x @ 0.00 GHz Core C: 4x Cortex-A55 @ 2.20 GHz
6 nm Structure 5 nm
Q4/2022 Release date Q1/2021

Graphic card

The ARM Mali-G68 MP4 is used as the graphics unit in the Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G. This iGPU is manufactured in a structure size of 6 nm and clocks with -- GHz. The ARM Mali-G68 MP4 is integrated in the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos). This graphics unit is manufactured in a structure size of 5 nm and the maximum clock is 0.76 GHz.
ARM Mali-G68 MP4 Name ARM Mali-G78 MP14
-- Frequency 0.76 GHz
6 nm Structure 5 nm
Q2/2020 Release date Q4/2020

Memory

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G is equipped with 6 - 8 GB of LPDDR4X memory and the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos) comes with 6 - 8 GB of LPDDR5 RAM.
6 - 8 GB Memory Size 6 - 8 GB
LPDDR4X Memory Type LPDDR5
17 - 34 GB/s Memory Bandwith 21 - 51 GB/s

Storage

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G can be purchased with a internal storage of 128 - 256 GB and the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos) comes with a storage size of 128 - 256 GB.
128 - 256 GB Size 128 - 256 GB
UFS 2.2 Interface UFS 3.1
1,200 MB/s Max. speed 2,900 MB/s
-- Card reader --

Display

The main screen of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G is 6.7 inch and the resolution of the screen is 2400x1080 pixels. The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos) has a 6.4 inch large screen with a resolution of 2340x1080 pixels.
6.7 inch Size 6.4 inch
AMOLED Technology AMOLED
2400x1080 Resolution 2340x1080
120 Hz Refresh rate 120 Hz
395 ppi Pixel density 403 ppi
20:9 Ratio 19.5:9
No Ratio No
Max. Brightness
900 nits Manufacturer --
960 nits test 760 nits
-- Manufacturer HDR --

Battery

A battery with a capacity of 4,980 mAh is installed in the Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G, which can be charged with up to 67 W. The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos) is equipped with a battery that has a capacity of 4,500 mAh (22.50 Wh) and can be charged with up to 25 W.
Lithium-Ion Type Lithium-Polymer
4,980 mAh Capacity 4,500 mAh (22.50 Wh)
13 - 32 h Battery life (Real life) 13 - 30 h
No Exchangeable No
Charging
67 W Cable 25 W
-- Wireless 15 W
-- Reverse-Wireless --

Camera

The main camera of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G has a resolution of 50.0 MP and the front camera (selfie camera) has a resolution of 16.0 MP. The main camera of the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos) has a resolution of 12.0 MP and the front camera (selfie camera) has a resolution of 32.0 MP.
50.0 MP, 2160p @ 30 fps Back camera 12.0 MP, 2160p @ 60 fps
16.0 MP, 1080p @ 60 fps Front camera 32.0 MP, 2160p @ 60 fps
8 MP (Ultra-Wide)
2 MP (Macro)
Additional cameras 12 MP (Ultra-Wide)
8 MP (Tele)

Ports

As the main connection for charging and transferring data, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G has a USB-C (2.0) port and the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos) is equipped with a USB-C (3.2) port.
USB-C (2.0) Main connector USB-C (3.2)
Infrared-Port Other --

Network

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G supports the 5G cellular standard and is also equipped with 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6) and Bluetooth 5.2. The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos) is equipped with the cellular standard 5G, as well as 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6) and Bluetooth 5.0.
5G Cellular 5G
802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6) Wireless LAN 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
Bluetooth 5.2 Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0
Yes NFC Yes
Yes Dual SIM Yes
No eSIM No

Dimensions

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G is 163 mm high, 76 mm wide and 8 mm thick, whereas the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos) is 156 mm high, 75 mm wide and 8 mm thick. The weight of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G is 187 g and the weight of the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos) 177 g.
163 mm Height 156 mm
76 mm Width 75 mm
8 mm Depth 8 mm
187 g Weight 177 g

Additional data

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G will be delivered with Android 12 and has the following security features: Fingerprintsensor, Face-Unlock. The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Exynos) comes with Android 12 and has the following security features: Face-ID, In-Display Fingerprintsensor.
Android 12 Operating system Android 12
Fingerprintsensor, Face-Unlock Security features Face-ID, In-Display Fingerprintsensor
IP53 IP Protection IP68
-- Military Standard --
-- Part-no SM-G990E

Benchmark results

AnTuTu 9 - Benchmark

The AnTuTu 9 benchmark is very well suited to measuring the performance of a smartphone. AnTuTu 9 is quite heavy on 3D graphics and can now also use the "Metal" graphics interface. In AnTuTu, memory and UX (user experience) are also tested by simulating browser and app usage. AnTuTu version 9 can compare any ARM CPU running on Android or iOS. Devices may not be directly comparable when benchmarked on different operating systems.




Geekbench 5 - Single Core

Geekbench 5 is a multi-system benchmark and measures the performance of a computer. Geekbench version 5 contains new test fields such as augmented reality applications and calculations for machine learning.




Geekbench 5 - Multi Core

Geekbench 5 is a multi-system benchmark and measures the performance of a computer. Geekbench version 5 contains new test fields such as augmented reality applications and calculations for machine learning.




Geekbench 6 - Single Core

Geekbench 6 is the latest version of the multi-system benchmark. Geekbench 6 is optimized for modern processors and particularly supports processors with a hybrid core structure, which is currently the standard in smart devices.




Geekbench 6 - Multi Core

Geekbench 6 is the latest version of the multi-system benchmark. Geekbench 6 is optimized for modern processors and particularly supports processors with a hybrid core structure, which is currently the standard in smart devices.




AnTuTu 8 - Benchmark






3DMark - Wild Life






3DMark - Wild Life Extreme






PCMark Benchmark - PCMark Work 3.0






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