Samsung Galaxy A12 specs, comparisons, faq, opinions

Samsung Galaxy A12
  • Released 2020, December 21 205g, 8.9mm thickness Android 10, up to Android 11, One UI 3.1 32GB/64GB/128GB storage, microSDXC
  • Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53) PowerVR GE8320 Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) About 159.5 USD
  • 6.5" 720x1600 pixels
  • 48MP 1080p
  • 2-6GB RAM Helio P35
  • 5000mAh Li-Po

Samsung Galaxy A12 overview

Samsung Galaxy A12 is a smartphone that runs on Android. It was released on 2020, December 21. Samsung Galaxy A12 has 6.5 inch, PLS IPS, a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels screen. It uses Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm) chipset, Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU, PowerVR GE8320 GPU. Samsung Galaxy A12 supports 2G, 3G, 4G networks with Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by). It has 48MP Quad main camera, 8MP Single selfie camera. Samsung Galaxy A12 uses Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable battery. The price of Samsung Galaxy A12 is about 159.5 USD.

Score the key features of Samsung Galaxy A12 compared to the other phones on the market:

  • CPU Cores: 95 / 100 points
  • Camera pixels: 100 / 100 points
  • Screen resolution: 44 / 100 points
  • Battery capacity: 97 / 100 points
  • Price: 28 / 100 points

Samsung Galaxy A12 full specifications

NETWORK

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

LAUNCH

Announced 2020, November 24
Status Available

BODY

Dimensions 164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm (6.46 x 2.98 x 0.35 in)
Weight 205 g (7.23 oz)
Build Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Type PLS IPS
Size 6.5 inches, 102.0 cm2 (~82.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi density)

PLATFORM

OS Android 10, upgradable to Android 11, One UI 3.1
Chipset Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU PowerVR GE8320

MEMORY

Card slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal 32GB 2GB RAM, 32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 3GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM
  eMMC 5.1

MAIN CAMERA

Quad 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)
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video [email protected]

SELFIE CAMERA

Single 8 MP, f/2.2
Video [email protected]

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes

COMMUNICATIONS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC Yes (market/region dependent)
Radio FM radio, RDS, recording
USB USB Type-C 2.0

FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer
  Virtual proximity sensing

BATTERY

Type Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 15W

MISCELLANEOUS

Colors Black, White, Blue, Red
Models SM-A125F/DSN, SM-A125F/DS, SM-A125F, SM-A125M, SM-A125U
SAR EU 0.67 W/kg (head) 1.38 W/kg (body)
Price About 159.5 USD

TESTS

Performance AnTuTu: 107189 (v8) GeekBench: 1034 (v5.1) GFXBench: 5fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: 1363:1 (nominal)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker -30.4 LUFS (Below average)
Battery life Endurance rating 123h

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