The Samsung Galaxy A12 is an Android smartphone manufactured by Samsung Electronics. The phone was announced in November 2020 as a successor to the Samsung Galaxy A11. The phone has a 48 MP quad-camera setup, a 6.5 in (170 mm) 720p display, and a 5000 mAh lithium polymer battery.
Samsung launched Galaxy A12 at €179 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant and goes up to €199 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. It is available four colour variants which are Black, White, Blue, and Red.
Samsung launched Galaxy A12 smartphone in India on February 16, 2021 at a price of Rs. 12,999 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage model, while the 4GB RAM + 128GB storage variant carries a price tag of Rs. 13,999.
Specifications Samsung Galaxy A12 Full Phone Specifications
The Galaxy A12 is available in Black, Blue, and White colour options. The four rear-facing cameras are arranged in a square in the top left corner, similar to the camera array of the Galaxy A42 5G. The back and sides are built of plastic, while the front is glass.
The A12 has a 6.5 in (170 mm) IPS LCD with a resolution of 720 × 1600, a 20:9 ratio, a ~85.8% screen-to-body ratio, and ~264 ppi density. The physical dimensions of the phone are 6.46 x 2.98 x 0.35 in (164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm) and it weighs 205 g (7.2 oz). The phone has 4 different storage configurations: 32 GB/3 GB RAM, 64 GB/4GB RAM, 128 GB/4 GB RAM, and 128 GB/6 GB RAM. The storage can be expanded by means of a MicroSD card, up to an additional 1 TB. The phone is powered by the octa-core 12nm Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 chip. The 5000 mAh Lithium polymer battery can be fast charged (15 W) through its USB-C port, which is situated between the 3.5 mm headphone jack and the single loudspeaker. The fingerprint sensor is placed on the multifunction (power) button.
The Samsung Galaxy A12 has 4 rear-facing cameras. The main camera is a 48 MP sensor, with an f/2.0 aperture, a 26mm focal length, and autofocus. The ultrawide is 8 MP with an f/2.2 aperture and a 123° field of view. The main camera is capable of up to 1080p at 30 fps. Both the macro camera (for close-up shots) and the depth sensor (for background blur) are 2 MP sensors with an f2.4 aperture. An LED flash is also present to illuminate shots in low light. The front-facing camera has an 8 MP resolution and records video up to 1080p at 30 fps.
The smartphone comes with One UI Core 2.5 over Android 10, preloaded with many standard Google apps. It also comes with Samsung Knox for added security.
||GSM / HSPA / LTE
||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM only)
||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
||1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41
||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
||2020, November 24
||Available. Released 2020, December 21
||164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm (6.46 x 2.98 x 0.35 in)
||205 g (7.23 oz)
||Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
||6.5 inches, 102.0 cm2 (~82.1% screen-to-body ratio)
||720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi density)
||Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
||Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
||microSDXC (dedicated slot)
||32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM
||48 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), AF
5 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide)
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
||LED flash, panorama, HDR
||8 MP, f/2.2
||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
||5.0, A2DP, LE
||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
||Yes (market/region dependent)
||FM radio, RDS, recording
||USB Type-C 2.0
||Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer
||Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
||Fast charging 15W
||Black, White, Blue, Red
||SM-A125F/DSN, SM-A125F/DS, SM-A125F, SM-A125M
||0.67 W/kg (head) 1.38 W/kg (body)
||$ 129.99 / € 151.92 / £ 126.00 / ₹ 12,690
||AnTuTu: 107189 (v8)
GeekBench: 1034 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 5fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
||Contrast ratio: 1363:1 (nominal)
||Photo / Video
||-30.4 LUFS (Below average)
Endurance rating 123h
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