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HTC Desire 12s

HTC Desire 12s

HTC Desire 12s low-entry mid-range that comes with 5.7-ich 720p HD display and is based on Android v8.1 Oreo. Powered by an 8-core Snapdragon 435 chipset and has 3/4GB RAM, this smartphone features a fingerprint scanner at the back side. It comes with single 13MP rear and thefront camera is also 13MP. It is backed by a 3075mAh battery. The Desire 12s device packs 32/64GB of expandable storage space (up to 512GB) and has twin-SIM support. Other popular handset from HTC include Desire 12 Plus, U11 Eyes & U11 Plus.

HTC Desire 12s Specifications Summary

  • 3/4GB RAM
  • Snapdragon 435 chipset
  • 3075mAh battery
  • 32/64GB internal storage
  • 5.7 inches display
  • 13MP rear camera, 13MP front
  • Android v8.1 Oreo
  • Dual SIM

HTC Desire 12s Price In Kenya

Approx= KSh. 19,000

A Review Of The Specifications Of HTC Desire 12s

Introduction & Camera

HTC Desire 12s is a low-entry mid-range smartphone that comes with decent specs sheet. It features a sizeable display with a fingerprint scanner at the back. This unit is dual SIM enabled with a dedicated microSD card for additional storage. For imaging & shooting videos, this handset packs a 13MP (f/2.2) front camera for selfies and videos. It is accompanied by an LED flash and can shoot 1080p videos. The rear camera is also 13MP with a bigger light aperture f/2.0. It is also features an LED flash and can shoot FHD videos as well.

Performance & Platform

On the software performances, this handset is powered by a 1.4GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 435 chipset and has 3/4GB of RAM space. Users can expect some decent performances while multitasking with multiple apps. It is operated by Android v8.1 Oreo straight out of its package. 

Display & Storage

The Desire 12s flaunts a tall 5.7-inch HD (720pixles by 1440pixels) screen which utilizes the IPS LCD technology. The tall design (18 by 9 aspect) allows the phone to have a small body with thin bezel areas and is also easy and comfortable to handle on one hand. For storing data & apps, this device is available with an onboard storage space of 32G or 64GB which can be expanded. The dedicated slot allows the user further expand internal space up to 512GB-via microSD card.

Connectivity & Battery

Connectivity options that can get with this smartphone include 4G with multiple LTE bands, GPS, Bluetooth v4.2, FM Radio, NFC, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, 3.5mm audio jack, microUSB 2.0 port and a twin SIM support. 
Keeping the light on is a decent Li-Ion 3075mAh sealed battery which is expected to last for long periods while under single charge.


HTC Desire 12s Specs

Launched December, 2018
Supported Networks 2G - GSM 850/900 /1800/1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 3G - HSDPA 850/900/1700/1900/2100 4G - LTE
Dimensions 154.2mm x 72.7mm x 8.3mm
Weight 150g
Build plastic body
Screen Size 5.7 inches
Screen Type IPS LCD touchscreen
Resolution 720 pixels x 1440 pixels, 18:9 aspect ratio
Screen Protection -
Hardware & Operating System
OS Android v8.1 Oreo
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
Processor Octa-core 1.4GHz
GPU Adreno 505
Storage 3/4GB RAM, 32/64GB internal storage
MicroSD Yes, up-to 512GB-dedicated slot
Rear 13MP, f/2.0. LED flash, panorama, 1080p@30fps video recording
Front 13MP, f/2.2, LED flash, 1080p@30fps video recording
Alert & Sound
Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm jack Yes
Loudspeaker Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v4.2
USB microUSB 2.0
Radio Yes
Sensors Fingerprint(rear), Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass
Battery 3075mAh Li-Ion(non-removable)