|Samsung Galaxy A12 Quick Phone Specs|
Samsung A12 is the successor of the Samsung Galaxy A11 launched a few months ago. It is expected to be available in the USA on GSM carriers like Boost Mobile, Cricket and even MetroPCS. The specs and details below are subject to change in the official announcement of the device.
Samsung Galaxy A12 Specs
Mobile Wireless Network and Software
- 2G mobile network bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
- 3G mobile network bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz
- 4G mobile network bands: LTE 1(2100) / 3(1800) / 5(850) / 8(900) / 38(2600) / 40(2300) / 41(2500)
- 5G mobile network bands: No.
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Single and Dual SIM options
- Software / OS: Android 10 + One UI 2.0
Design, Form Factor, Appearance
- Dimensions: 164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm
- Weight: 205g
- Display: 6.5 inches, 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, PLS TFT (Infinity-V) display.
- Colours: Red. Blue. Black. White.
- Physical Build: Polycarbonate.
Internal Hardware Specs
- Processor Type: 64-bit, 2.35 GHz Octa-core
- Processor Name: MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 (12 nm)
- Graphics Processor: PowerVR GE8320
- RAM: 3 GB / 4 GB / 6 GB
- Internal Storage: 32 GB / 64 GB / 128 GB
- External Storage: microSD, up to 1 TB (dedicated slot)
Photography, Video Recording
- Rear Quad Camera: 48 MP main sensor + 5 MP ultrawide sensor + 2 MP depth sensor + 2 MP macro, LED flash, 1080p@30fps video recording
- Front-facing Camera: 8 MP, Face Recognition, 1080p video capture.
Audio, Video Playback
- Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
- Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack; Dolby Atmos* 360˚ surround sound
- Loudspeaker: Mono speaker
- Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
- FM Radio: Yes.
- Digital Compass: N/A.
- Accelerometer: Yes.
- Proximity Sensor: Yes.
- Ambient Light Sensor: Yes.
- Barometer: No.
- Pedometer: No.
- Heart Rate Monitor: No.
- Gyroscope (G-Sensor): N/A.
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes; side-mounted.
- Face Unlock: Yes.
- Iris Scanner: No.
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No.
- Voice Control: No.
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes; Google Assistant.
- Infra-red Sensor: No.
- Bluetooth: v5.0, A2DP
- Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
- GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
- USB: microUSB v2.0. Type-C.
- NFC: No.
Miscellaneous Specs and Features
- Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Ion 5000 mAh
- Battery Charging: 15W quick charging
- Wireless Charging: No.
- Reverse Charging: No.
- Model Number: SM-A125. SM-A125F.
Samsung Galaxy A12 Launch Details
- Announced: November 2020
- Release Date: January 2021
Samsung A12 Prices
What is the price of Samsung A12 by country?
- Europe: €179 (64 GB). €199 (128 GB).
- United Kingdom (UK): From £170.
- Ireland: €190.
- India: From Rs. 15,790.
- Sri Lanka: From LKR 42,990.
- Ghana: From GHS. 1,154
- Kenya: From KSh 24,000
- Nigeria: The 4/64 GB variant sells for ₦67,000, while the 4/128 GB variant carries a ₦74,000 price tag.
- South Africa: from R 3,499.
Frequently Asked Questions About Samsung Galaxy A12
Here are quick answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the Samsung A12 budget smartphone.
Does Samsung A12 have a fingerprint reader?
Yes; Samsung A12 has a fingerprint scanner located at the side. Face Unlock is also available.
Is Samsung Galaxy A12 a dual SIM phone?
Samsung A12 has both single and dual SIM options available for buyers to pick from.
Does Samsung A12 support fast charging?
Yes; Samsung Galaxy A12 supports fast charging.
Is Samsung A12’s display/screen Super AMOLED?
No; the display of the Samsung Galaxy A12 is not Super AMOLED. It uses an IPS LCD screen.
Is Samsung A12 waterproof?
No; Samsung A12 is not water or dustproof.
Will Samsung Galaxy A12 work in the USA?
The Samsung A12 has limited network support across various US carriers like AT&T, Verizon, Metro PCS, Sprint, T-Mobile, Virgin Mobile, Boost Mobile, H2O Wireless, Ting, US Cellular, and Google Project Fi. What this means that some bands are supported, while others are not. You will have to make enquiries from your carrier to know what bands/frequencies are supported on them.
Where can I buy Samsung A12?
Samsung A12 is expected to be available on Boost Mobile, Cricket and MetroPCS in the United States, and on Amazon, as well as in stores in other countries around the world.
In Nigeria, you can buy it from official Samsung stores, as well as 3rd party stores like Slot, Pointek, and Swot, among others, as well as from online stores and marketplaces like Jumia, Konga, Jiji, and the like.
Samsung A12 Price in Nigeria
The 4/64 GB variant sells for ₦67,000, while the 4/128 GB variant sells for ₦74,000.
MobilityArena Buyer’s Guide Verdict
A decent specs sheet is what Samsung A12 brings to the table overall, but what really stands it out in its class is the big battery and long battery life. That is the real reason why you want to get this phone. The robust battery life.
Our Buyer’s Guide Verdict is a recommendation that we make based on our evaluation of the specs of the device. It is a general guide designed to help you understand how much value a smartphone offers for its price. It is not a stamp of quality assessment or an endorsement of the device or of the manufacturers. Be sure to ask questions and use your judgement when buying any device, as MobilityArena may not be held responsible for your buying decisions.
Samsung Galaxy A12 Review Rating
We are yet to review the Samsung A12 and so do not have a review rating for it yet. This section will be updated with our review rating and a link to the review page, as soon as we have a review ready.
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Android 11 Update
Samsung A12 began to receive the Android 11 update, with One UI 3.1 (Core), in May 2021. Included in the update was the latest May 2021 security patch.
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