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Samsung Galaxy M12

Samsung Galaxy M12
$161
Brand: Samsung
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.5-inches HD+ Screen
  • Camera 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP Main / 8MP front
  • Memory 4GB RAM with 64GB ROM
  • Platform Exynos 850 CPU / Android 10

Our Rating

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

8.3
  • 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 M12 Highlights and Overview

Samsung Galaxy M12 is the direct successor to the Galaxy M11 of last year. Some of the notable upgrade in this model over that of last year includes a slightly larger display, more camera lenses and larger built-in battery capacity. The M12 comes a 6.5-inches display with 720 x 1600 pixels resolution and a dewdrop notch overhead.

The processing power on this device comes from Samsung Exynos 850, an octa-core 14nm CPU clocked at 2.0GHz, same CPU in the Galaxy A21s. Backing the CPU is the Mali-G52 GPU, 4GB RAM and 64GB built-in storage.

On the camera front, there are 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.

Aside the battery capacity and the CPU, the M12 actually share other specs with the Galaxy A12. So there is same side-placed fingerprint scanner, and a single or dual SIM options. For the battery compartment, it is a 6000mAh unit with 15W fast charger, while Google Android 10 runs out of the box. The full specs of Samsung Galaxy M12 is contained in the table below.

Samsung Galaxy M12 Full Specifications and Features

NETWORK

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

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 164.0 x 75.9 x 9.7 mm
Weight 221 grams
Build Front glass, plastic back
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type PLS IPS capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.5 inches, 106.7 cm2 (~84.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~264 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 10.0; One UI 2
Chipset Samsung Exynos 850 (14 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-G52

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 4 GB RAM
Card Slot Yes, up to 256 GB via dedicated microSD card

MAIN CAMERA

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
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
F/2.2 aperture
Flash type - LED
5-element lens
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps,

SELFIE CAMERA

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

SOUND

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

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
NFC
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
FM Radio Yes

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 6000 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 58 hours
Stand-by Up to 780 hours

OTHER FEATURES

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

Samsung Galaxy M12 User Reviews and Opinions

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