Samsung Galaxy A12

Samsung hit the nail on the head with both the A-series as well as the M-series as the devices from both series saw mass adoption and popularity, especially in India where Samsung has a strong brand image. The company quickly launched iterations of the phones within a year and now we have news of the lineup that Samsung has prepared for 2020. The newest phone to join the A-series catalog is the Samsung Galaxy A12. The baby of the A-series range, this phone features a 5.7-inch IPS LCD display with a waterdrop notch. The screen offers a resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels. Under the hood is an Exynos 7885 chipset, made in-house by Samsung. The phone packs 2GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard memory, with the option of adding 512GB of expandable memory with the memory card slot. In terms of camera specs, you get a dual-camera system on the back with a 16MP primary camera and a 2MP depth sensor for portrait shots. And for selfies, the Galaxy A12 features a 13MP shooter on the front. The battery capacity is above average as you get 4000mAh cell inside the phone which is good enough for a day or two of use. Some of the popular Samsung mobile phones include the Samsung Galaxy A72, Samsung Galaxy A32, and the Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite.

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Processor : Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885
RAM : 2 GB
Storage : 16 GB
Battery : 4000 mAh battery
Camera : Single (13 MP Camera)
Display : 5.7 inches (14.48 cms)
SIM : Dual SIM (SIM1: Nano) (SIM2: Nano)
Operating System : Android v10 (Q)

Samsung Galaxy A12 Details

5.7 inch IPS LCD Display, Waterdrop Notch
You get an HD+ resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels on the screen of the Samsung Galaxy A12. The size of the IPS LCD panel is 6.4-inch and it sports a waterdrop notch at the top which houses the front camera. The screen has a pixel density of 295 ppi.
Exynos 7885, Quad Camera
The Galaxy A12 is equipped with the octa-core Exynos 7885 chipset which is strictly okay when it comes to upper-end performance. For example, don t expect to enjoy gaming to its full potential on this phone. The phone runs on OneUI, Samsung s customized Android skin. Within the Galaxy A12, you get 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory. Fortunately, you can add up to 512GB of expandable memory thanks to the micro SD slot. The A12 offers modest camera specs as well, as you get a 16MP primary camera paired with a 2MP depth sensor. You get a 13MP front camera for selfies. The back camera is capable of shooting 1080p videos.
4000mAh Battery, Connectivity Options
One thing is for sure, you will definitely get great battery life out of the Samsung Galaxy A12. The phone has a cell with a capacity of 4000mAh, which means you can expect at least two days on a single charge if used moderately. Connectivity options include Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, and A-GPS. You get a micro USB port for charging and the phone packs a 3.5mm headphone jack for your earphones. Unfortunately, there is no fingerprint sensor but to be fair, that is a rarity at this price range.

Samsung Galaxy A12 Specifications


Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885
Display 5.7 inches (14.48 cms)
Storage 16 GB
Front Camera Single (13 MP Camera)
Rear Camera Dual (16 MP Camera + 2 MP, depth Camera)
Battery 4000 mAh


Launch Date September 21, 2020
Face unlock Yes


Chipset Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885
No of Cores 8 (Octa Core)
CPU 2.2GHz, Dual core, Cortex A73 + 1.6GHz, Hexa Core, Cortex A53
Architecture 64-bit
Graphics Mali-G71 MP2


Operating System Android v10 (Q)


Internal Memory 16 GB
Expandable Memory Yes, microSD, Up to 512 GB (Dedicated)


Resolution 720 x 1520 pixels
Size 5.7 inches (14.48 cms)
Display Type IPS LCD
Bezel-less display Yes, with Waterdrop notch
Color Reproduction 16M Colors
Pixel Density 295 pixels per inch (ppi)


Rear Dual (16 MP Camera + 2 MP, depth Camera)
Flash Rear (LED Flash)
Front Single (13 MP Camera)
Camera Features Auto Flash, Auto Focus, Face detection, Touch to focus
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)


Type Li-ion
Capacity 4000 mAh
Removable No


Wi-Fi Yes with b/g/n
SIM Configuration Dual SIM (SIM1: Nano) (SIM2: Nano)
Bluetooth Bluetooth v5.0
Network 4G: Available (supports Indian bands), 3G: Available, 2G: Available
Voice over LTE(VoLTE) Yes
Wi-fi features Mobile Hotspot
GPS Yes with A-GPS
Infrared Yes
USB microUSB 2.0, Mass storage device, USB charging


Fingerprint sensor NA
Other Sensor Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer


Speaker Yes
Audio Jack Yes, 3.5mm
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