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HTC Desire 12 Plus

HTC Desire 12 Plus

HTC Desire 12 Plus was announced back in May, 2018 with Desire 12. It is powered by a 1.8 GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 450 chipset and has 3GB of RAM space. The device runs on Android v8.0 Oreo. In the cameras, this handset is armed with dual 13+5MP rear shooters. The front camera is 8MP (f/2.0). Desire 12 Plus packs a bigger battery capacity of 2965mAh as compared with that of Desire 12. It also packs a bigger display of 6.0-inch with the same aspect ratio and HD resolution. The phone has a 32GB on-board storage capacity and it can be expanded further using a microSD card. There is support for LTE network along with dual SIM slots. Other latest HTC smartphones available here in Kenya include U12 Plus, U12 Life & U11 Plus.

HTC Desire 12 Plus

HTC Desire 12 Plus Specifications Summary

  • 3GB RAM
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
  • 2965mAh battery
  • 32GB internal storage
  • 6.0 inches display
  • 13MP + 2MP dual rear camera, 8MP front
  • Android v8.0 Oreo
  • Dual SIM

HTC Desire 12 Plus Price In Kenya

Approx= KSh. 20,000

A Review Of The Specifications Of HTC Desire 12 Plus

Introduction & Camera

The Desire 12 Plus is the plus variant of Desire 12 which was announced together by the company. It comes with several specs improvement that include a dual rear camera, fingerprint scanner, bigger display size, better chipset performances and a bigger battery capacity. The dual rear camera includes a 13MP main lens with PDAF and paired by a second 2MP lens for depth perception. There is also a better selfie camera that is 8MP and can shoot FHD videos.

Performance & Battery

At its heart, the HTC Desire 12+ houses an Octa-core Snapdragon 450 chipset which is clocked at 1.8GHz and is coupled with 3GB RAM space that offers adequate lag-free performances. For power, this unit is powered by a sealed 2965mAh battery pack which is decent enough to power the device for long hours on a single charge.

Display & Storage

In terms of display, Desire 12 Plus flaunts a big 6.0-inch 720p HD display which offers bright images with good sunlight eligibility. The display has an elongated design thanks to its 18 by 9 aspect ratio. This phone comes with a 32GB of internal storage. Depending on the user’s storage needs, the internal storage can be expanded up to 256GB-via microSD card slot. 

Platform & Connectivity

This unit comes with all the standard connectivity options that is available in the market. This includes 4G network with VoLTE support, GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, FM radio, Bluetooth 4.2, microUSB 2.0 port and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Also, there is a dual SIM support that lets you use two networks simultaneously. This phone runs on Android Oreo straight out of the box.

HTC Desire 12 Plus Specs

Launched May, 2018
Supported Networks 2G - GSM 850/900 /1800/1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 3G - HSDPA 850/900/1700/1900/2100 4G - LTE
Dimensions 158.2mm x 76.6mm x 8.4mm
Weight 157.5g
Build -
Screen Size 6.0 inches
Screen Type IPS LCD touchscreen
Resolution 720 pixels x 1420 pixels, 18:9 ratio
Screen Protection -
Hardware & Operating System
OS Android v7.1 Nougat
Chipset Snapdragon 450
Processor Octa-core 1.8GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 506
Storage 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage
MicroSD Yes, up-to 512GB-uses SIM 2 sot
Rear 13MP (f/2.2, PDAF) + 2MP (depth sensor) LED flash, HDR, panorama, 1080p@30fps
Front 8MP, f/2.0, 1080p@30fps
Alert & Sound
Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm jack Yes
Loudspeaker Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2
USB micro USB 2.0
Radio -
Sensors Fingerprint(rear), Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass
Battery 2965mAh (non-removable)