HTC desire 12 is the cheaper version of Desire 12 Plus which were released together by the Taiwanese manufacturer. It comes with a 13MP (f/2.2) rear camera and a 5MP (f/2.4) selfie camera. The device is powered by Mediatek MT6739 chipset with a 4-Core processor. This phone is available in 2GB & 3GB RAM variants that are paired with 16GB & 32GB internal storage respectively. There is a dedicated microSD card slot that allows the user expand storage up to 512GB. This smartphone sports an elongated 5.5-inch 720p IPS LCD screen. Powering this unit is a modest 2730mAh battery. See other HTC smartphones available here in Kenya that include Desire 10 Pro & One X10.
HTC Desire 12 Specifications Summary
- 2/3GB RAM
- Mediatek MT6739 chipset
- 2730mAh battery
- 16/32GB internal storage
- 5.5 inches display
- 13MP rear camera, 5MP front
- Android v7.1 Nougat
- Dual SIM
HTC Desire 12 Price In Kenya
Approx= KSh. 18,000
A Review Of The Specifications Of HTC Desire 12
Introduction & Performance
The Desire 12 is a cut-down variant of the Desire 12 Plus. It comes with modest specs profile to rightly match its lower price point which includes smaller display and the omission of the fingerprint scanner. This unit is powered by a Mediatek MT6739 chipset that comes with a Quad Core processor which clocks speeds of up to 1.3GHz.
Battery & Display
This phone packs a tall notchless 5.5-inch display utilizing IPS LCD tech with 720p HD resolution. This screen resolution offers good brightness but not as crisp as a 1080p screen. The smartphone is fuelled by a non-removable Li-Ion 2730mAh battery which is a modest battery capacity and isn’t supported by a fast charging technology.
Camera & Storage
The Desire 12 smartphone comes with a 13-megapixel at the back, accompanied by an LED flash and can record FHD videos. The selfie camera is 5MP and can take 720p video calls. For storage, this smartphone comes in 16GB & 32GB variant options. The user depending on their needs can easily expand the storage up to 512GB-via dedicated microSD card slot.
Connectivity & Platform
This unit runs on Android v7.1 Nougat operating system out of the package, unlike Desire 12 Plus which comes with the newer Android Oreo. Connectivity options on this phone include 4G with VoLTE support, GPS with A-GPS, Bluetooth 4.2, microUSB v2.0 port, and support for twin SIM lines. There is also a 3.5mm headphone jack connector for the user to play audio signals like music and listen to calls.
HTC Desire 12 Specs
|Supported Networks||2G - GSM 850/900 /1800/1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 3G - HSDPA 850/900/1700/1900/2100 4G - LTE|
|Dimensions||148.5mm x 70.8mm x 8.2mm|
|Screen Size||5.5 inches|
|Screen Type||IPS LCD touchscreen|
|Resolution||720 pixels x 1420 pixels, 18:9 ratio|
|Hardware & Operating System|
|OS||Android v7.1 Nougat|
|Processor||Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53|
|Storage||2/3GB RAM, 16/32GB internal storage|
|MicroSD||Yes, up-to 512GB-dedicated slot|
|Rear||13 MP, f/2.2, PDAF, LED flash, HDR, panorama, 1080p@30fps|
|Front||8MP, f/2.4, 720p@30fps|
|Alert & Sound|
|Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot|
|USB||micro USB 2.0|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass|