HTC Desire 12 Plus Specifications, Features, Price and Availability

The popular HTC Desire 12 will be getting a larger, and more improved sibling, the HTC Desire 12 Plus. It is more improved in terms of general specs which you will get to see as you read on, and the phone display will be having a 18:9 aspect ratio. Both smartphones will be bringing HTC’s new premium design to the low end. Read on and get more information about the HTC Desire 12 Plus.

HTC Desire 12 Plus Specifications, Features, Price and Availability

HTC Desire 12 Plus Features

The HTC Desire 12 Plus model will have a 5.99 inch LCD screen (which was increased from the 5.5 inch of the standard variant), but still maintains the same 720 x 1440 pixel resolution. This increases the dimension of the Desire 12 Plus to 158.2 x 76.5 x 8.4mm and weight of 155g.

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From the camera section, the HTC Desire 12 Plus sports a 13MP rear camera and an 8MP selfie shooter on the front. This is a total upgrade of the camera specs of the non-plus model.


Another upgrade from the non-plus model is that the HTC Desire 12 Plus moves from a MediaTek chipset (with a quad-core processor) to a Snapdragon 450 (octa-core A53 at 14nm). It also has a 3GB RAM and a 32GB internal storage same as the non-plus model though.

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The HTC Desire 12 Plus will be powered by a 2965mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support, though the bundled charger is rated for only 5V at 1.5A, which is literarily not quick charge at all.

HTC Desire 12 Plus Specifications


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps



Announced Not announced yet
Status Rumored



Dimensions 158.2 x 76.5 x 8.4 mm (6.23 x 3.01 x 0.33 in)
Weight 155 g (5.47 oz)
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)



Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.99 inches, 92.6 cm2 (~76.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~269 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes



OS Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450
CPU Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 506



Card slot microSD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal 32 GB, 3 GB RAM



Primary 13 MP, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps
Secondary 8 MP



Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
  – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic



WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Radio To be confirmed
USB microUSB 2.0



Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
  – MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/eAAC+/WAV player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer



  Non-removable Li-Ion 2965 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 522 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 26 h (3G)



Colours Black, Silver, Gold

HTC Desire 12 Plus Price and Availability

The company is expected to unveil the HTC Desire 12 Plus during the Spring and it will be available for purchase from then. There is no word on the price yet but we hope it will be on the affordable side.


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