Samsung Galaxy A12

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Samsung Galaxy A12 Quick Phone Specs
  • OS: Android 10.
  • Release Date: January 2021.
  • Network Type: 2G/3G/4G
  • Display: 6.5-inch, PLS TFT, Infinity-V
  • Processor: Helio P35
  • Selfie Camera: 8 MP
  • Rear camera: 48 MP quad sensors
  • RAM: up to 6 GB
  • ROM: Up to 128 GB
  • Battery: 5000mAh.
  • Phone Status: Official.

Samsung Galaxy 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 Full Specs and Features

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 (12nm)
  • 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.

Phone Sensors

  • 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.

Connectivity Options

  • Bluetooth: v5.0, A2DP
  • WiFi: 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 Price and Launch Date

  • Announced: November 2020
  • Release Date: January 2021
  • Price in Europe:  €179 (64GB). €199 (128GB).
  • Price in UK: From £170.
  • Price in Ireland: €190.
  • Price in India: From Rs. 15,790.
  • Price in Sri Lanka: From LKR 42,990.
  • Price in Ghana: From GHS. 1,154
  • Price in Kenya: From KSh 24,000
  • Samsung Galaxy A12 Price in Nigeria: The 4/64 GB variant sells for 67,000.

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 Galaxy A12 has a fingerprint scanner located at the side. Face Unlock is also available.

Is Samsung Galaxy A12 a dual SIM phone?

The Galaxy 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 dust proof.

Will Samsung Galaxy A12 work in USA?

The Galaxy 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.

Were can I buy Samsung Galaxy A12?

Samsung A12 is expected to be available on Boost Mobile, Cricket and MetroPCS in the United States, on Amazon, as well as in stores in other countries around the world.

MobilityArena Buyer’s Guide Verdict

Not available.

Our Buyer’s Guide Verdict is recommendation that we make based on our evaluation 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 Galaxy 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.


Disclaimer: While we take the pains to ensure accuracy, we can not guarantee that the Samsung Galaxy A12 specs and price on this page are 100% correct. If you think that any information for the current phone is wrong or missing, please contact us.

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