Compare Symphony Helio 80 vs. Xiaomi Redmi 12

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Symphony Helio 80 vs Xiaomi Redmi 12

This comparison was written after analyzing their features as well as evaluating hands-on video review/s by trustworthy reviewer/s.

Symphony Helio 80 and Xiaomi Redmi 12, the pricing of both these smartphones are very similar and both of them are some of the most popular smartphones in Bangladesh right now. Their core specs are below:

Symphony Helio 80Xiaomi Redmi 12
✅ Price: ৳16,999 6/128 GBPrice: ৳17,499 6/128 GB
✅ Gorilla Glass 5 front, Glass backGlass front & back
No dust and splash resistance certification✅ IP53 dust and splash resistant
6.7″ Full HD+ 120Hz AMOLED display6.79″ Full HD 90Hz IPS LCD display
Widevine L3 certified✅ Widevine L1 certified
✅ Triple 108+2+0.08 Megapixel back cameraTriple 50+8+2 Megapixel back camera
✅ Up to 2K recording, EIS for Full HD recordingFull HD recording, no EIS
✅ 16 MP front camera, 2K recording8 MP front camera, Full HD recording
5000 mAh battery, 18W charging5000 mAh battery 18W fast charging
Android 13, further updates not confirmed✅ Android 13, expected update till Android 14 or 15
✅ MediaTek Helio G99 chipsetMediaTek Helio G88 chipset
✅ 6 GB RAM, 128 GB (uMCP5) ROM6 GB RAM, 128 GB eMMC 5.1 ROM
Regular speaker and audioRegular speaker and audio
✅ Noise cancellation mic.No noise cancellation mic.
Side-mounted fingerprint sensorSide-mounted fingerprint sensor

Symphony Helio 80 Advantages

Firstly, it comes with a strong 5th gen. Gorilla Glass display protection. So, if you are one of those who drop their phones often, this is the one to pick. Both front and back cameras are better here with more vibrant colors, more details, better background and so on. You also get better video recording quality with EIS for Full HD recording with a back camera, a very important feature for many.

Symphony is without any doubt winning big time in regards to performance with a much faster Helio G99 chipset. If gaming and better, smoother, more stable day-to-day performance is your thing, this is what you must pick. You also get a noise-cancellation microphone. It’s great for outdoor calls or voice recording.

Xiaomi Redmi 12 Advantages

Firstly, it’s Xiaomi so, the software is trusted and well-developed. Furthermore, you can expect Android 14 to 15 upgrades in the future. The design looks pretty nice and elegant. We liked the design of Redmi 12 better although the Symphony design is also nice as well. Yes, there is no 120Hz refresh rate or AMOLED panel but the display color tone of Redmi 12 is simply gorgeous and a 90Hz refresh rate is enough for most. It is a bit bigger display as well.

There is splash resistance so, you’ll feel more safe under light rain or putting it on your dining table and so on.

The Winner

Despite the fact that Xiaomi is offering some real good deals on the Redmi 12, we pick Symphony Helio 80 as the winner considering its overall and more important specs.

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