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Samsung Galaxy A12

Samsung Galaxy A12
Brand: Samsung
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.5-inches HD+ Screen
  • Camera 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP Main / 8MP front
  • Memory 3/4/6GB RAM with 32/64/128GB ROM
  • Platform Helio P35 CPU / Android 10

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 8 / 10
  • Camera Quality 8 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 10 / 10
  • Battery Performance 8 / 10

Samsung Galaxy A12 Highlights and Overview

Samsung Galaxy A12 is the direct successor to the Galaxy A11 announced back in August of 2020. Aside the change in design, Samsung also made changes to the internals, the most notable of which is the use of MediaTek CPU instead of Snapdragon chip used in the old variant. The new A12 mounts a 6.5-inches screen with 720 x 1600 pixels resolution, a PLS panel with a dewdrop notch overhead.

Powering the Galaxy A12 is MediaTek’s Helio P35, and octa-core 12nm CPU clocked at 2.35GHz, along with PowerVR GE8320 GPU. Storage option ranges from 3-6GB RAM and 32-128GB of built-in storage.

On the camera department, you are getting a four lenses at the back which includes a 48-megapixel main lens, a 5-megapixel ultrawide, 2-megapixel macro and a fourth 2-megapixel depth sensor, along with an LED flash, while a single 8-megapixel selfie sensor is housed in the notch upfront.

There is a side-placed fingerprint scanner, a single or dual SIM cards options and either Black, White, Blue or Red painting. There is a 5000mAh battery with 15W fast charging, while Google Android 10 runs out of the box. The full specs of Samsung Galaxy A12 is contained in the table below.

Samsung Galaxy A12 Full Specifications and Features


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM only)
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps


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Dimensions 164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm
Weight 205 grams
Build Front glass, plastic back
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Display Type PLS IPS capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.5 inches, 106.7 cm2 (~85.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~264 ppi density)


Operating System Android 10.0; One UI 2
Chipset Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU PowerVR GE8320


RAM + ROM 3/4.6 GB RAM
Card Slot Yes, up to 256 GB via dedicated microSD card


Camera Type Quadruple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 48-megapixel main lens with f/2.2 aperture;
5-megapixel ultrawide lens with f/2.2, 123˚ FoV
2-megapixel macro lens with f/2.2;
2-megapixel depth lens with f/2.4
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Scene mode
F/2.2 aperture
Flash type - LED
5-element lens
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps,


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 8-megapixel,
Camera Features FaceID,
4-level AI face Beauty
f/2.2 aperture
Video Resolution 1080@30fps


Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack


Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
FM Radio Yes


Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 28 hours
Stand-by Up to 480 hours


Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Samsung Galaxy A12 User Reviews and Opinions

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We CANNOT guarantee 100% accuracy for the specification table above.