Before now, we have been hearing rumors of the Samsung Galaxy A12 and Galaxy A02s. today, Samsung officially announced both smartphones as the first members of its Galaxy A (2021) lineup. On this page, we shall be looking at the Galaxy A12 specification, price, and release date to various markets.
Galaxy A12 Features
The Samsung Galaxy A12 succeeds the Galaxy A11 which was introduced in March, and it brings upgrades to the camera and battery departments. The Galaxy A11 came with a 4000mAh battery, while the Galaxy A12 comes with a 5000mAh battery. Both batteries charges at 15W.
The Galaxy A11featured a triple camera setup on the back – 13MP primary, 5MP ultrawide, and 2MP depth sensor units. The Samsung Galaxy A12, on the other hand, retains the ultrawide and depth sensors, but swaps the 13MP camera with a 48MP module, and gets a 2MP macro unit. These cameras are arranged in a square formation.
The Samsung Galaxy A12 comes with a slightly larger 6.5-inch HD+ Infinity-V display that has a notch for the 8MP selfie camera (which remains unchanged from the Galaxy A11).
Under the hood, the Galaxy A12 packs an octa-core processor consisting of CPU cores clocked at 2.3GHz and 1.8GHz. the company does not say what chipset it used, but looking at the configuration it appears the smartphone is powered by the Helio P35 SoC.
Samsung also does not reveal what version of Android the Galaxy A12 boots too. The smartphone comes with 3GB, 4GB, or 6GB RAM onboard and has three storage options – 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB. You also get a microSD card slot for storage expansion by up to 1TB.