Samsung Galaxy A12 reportedly bags BIS certification, India launch imminent
Samsung is working on launching the Galaxy A12 smartphone in India soon. In the latest development, the phone has been found listed on the BIS certification site (via @the_tech_guy). To recall, it was unveiled in Europe in November last year. The Galaxy A12 comes with a MediaTek Helio P35 chipset, quad rear cameras, and a 5,000mAh battery. Here's our roundup.
Samsung Galaxy A12: At a glance
The Samsung Galaxy A12 features a glass-plastic body with a waterdrop notch, a thick bottom bezel, and a side-mounted fingerprint reader. On the rear, it houses quad cameras in a square-shaped module. The handset bears a 6.5-inch HD+ (720x1600 pixels) IPS screen that has an aspect ratio of 20:9. Further, it is offered in Black, White, Blue, and Red color options.
For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
The Samsung Galaxy A12 sports a quad rear camera system comprising a 48MP (f/2.0) primary sensor, a 5MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide lens, a 2MP (f/2.4) macro camera, and a 2MP (f/2.4) depth sensor. Up front, it gets an 8MP (f/2.2) selfie snapper.
Under the hood
The Samsung Galaxy A12 is fueled by a MediaTek Helio P35 processor, combined with up to 6GB of RAM and up to 128GB of storage. At the heart, it runs on Android 10 and packs a 5,000mAh battery with 15W fast-charging support. On the connectivity front, the device offers support for Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, a headphone jack, and a Type-C port.
How much does it cost?
The Samsung Galaxy A12 was launched at €179 (approximately Rs. 15,800) for the 3GB/32GB base-end variant and €199 (around Rs. 17,600) for the top-spec 6GB/128GB model. Its India pricing and availability details have not been revealed yet.