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Watch: Samsung Galaxy A55 vs. realme 12 Pro+ Comparison Review

In the Php25k price range, two new smartphones are getting a lot of attention — the realme 12 Pro+ 5G and the Samsung Galaxy A55 5G.

Check out our comparison review to see which of the two fits your need or lifestyle:

So, which one is your bet?

Samsung Galaxy A55 5Grealme 12 Pro+ 5G
6.6-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display6.7-inch FHD+ curved OLED
1080 x 2340 pixels, 120Hz, 1000 nits (peak)2412 x 1080 pixels, 120Hz, 950 nits (peak)
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus+0.55mm Double-Reinforced Glass
Samsung Exynos 1480Qualcomm Snapdragon 7s Gen 2
8-cores, up to 2.75GHz4nm, 8-cores, up to 2.4GHz
8GB RAM (+8GB extended memory)12GB RAM (+12GB extended memory)
256GB storage512GB storage
Expandable up to 1TB via microSD (hybrid slot)(No microSD slot)
Triple rear cameras:Triple rear cameras:
- 50MP f/1.8 main, OIS- 50MP f/1.8 main Sony IMX890, OIS
- 12MP f/2.2 ultrawide- 64MP f/2.8 OmniVision OV64B periscope/ portrait
- 5MP f/2.4 macro- 8MP f/2.2 ultrawide, 112-degree FoV
32MP selfie shooter (hole punch notch)32MP selfie shooter (hole punch notch)
Dual nano-SIM + eSIMDual nano-SIM
5G, 4G LTE5G, 4G LTE
Wi-Fi 6 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/axWi-Fi 6 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax
Bluetooth 5.3Bluetooth 5.2
GPS, Glonass, Beidou, Galileo, QZSSBeidou, GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS
USB Type-C (USB 2.0)USB Type-C
In-screen fingerprint sensor, face unlockIn-screen fingerprint sensor, face unlock
IP67 water and dust resistanceIP65 water and dust resistance
Dual stereo speakers, Dolby AtmosDual stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos
OneUI 6.1 (Android 14)realme UI 5.0 (Android 14)
5000mAh battery5000mAh battery
25W wired charging67W SuperVOOC
161.1 x 77.4 x 8.2 mm161.47 x 74.02 x ~8.75 mm
Awesome Iceblue, Navy, Lilac, LemonSubmarine Blue, Navigator Beige
PHP 24,999 | 8GB+256GBPHP 25,999 | 12GB+512GB

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Abe is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of YugaTech with over 20 years of experience in the technology industry. He is one of the pioneers of blogging in the country and considered by many as the Father of Tech Blogging in the Philippines. He is also a technology consultant, a tech columnist with several national publications, resource speaker and mentor/advisor to several start-up companies.

1 Response

  1. Avatar for bulvul bulvul says:

    Why is Samsung Galaxy A55 5G better than Realme 12 Pro Plus 5G?
    Is dustproof and water-resistant?
    10.34% faster CPU speed?
    4 x 2.75 GHz & 4 x 2.05 GHzvs4 x 2.4 GHz & 4 x 1.95 GHz
    Has branded damage-resistant glass?
    Has an external memory slot?
    0.6 mm thinner?
    8.2 mmvs8.8 mm
    Higher Ingress Protection (IP) rating?
    Supports HDR10?
    Supports HDR10+?

    Realme only offers 2 OS updates while Samsung offers 4. So technically, you will use the Samsung longer and also, since it has longer support, it will be worth your money.

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