Let's welcome the new Samsung Galaxy A12 smartphone, a mid-range Android phone with amazing features and also affordable to buy. Samsung is undoubtedly one of the best smartphone makers powering the world with their Galaxy series.
Samsung unveiled the new Galaxy A12 on November 24th 2020 and later released it in December 2020. The new A12 is a feature-rich smartphone with all the outstanding features needed in a smartphone. However, most users are afraid of Samsung Galaxy phones because they are mostly expensive but definitely not Galaxy A12.
Samsung Galaxy A12 is one of the best Samsung Galaxy A series smartphone below 100 thousand Naira that doesn't compromise features. The phone features 6.5-inch FHD display, 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM, 5000 mAh battery capacity, 48MP Quad rear camera, 4G LTE network and side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
Samsung Galaxy A12 Key Feature
Below are the key features of the Galaxy A12 smartphone, go through it and see if such features is what you are looking for or not.
|Model Name||Samsung Galaxy A12|
|Screen Size||6.5-inch FHD IPS display|
|Camera Resolution||48 MP Quad rear camera and 8 MP front camera|
|Battery||5000 mAh Non-removable battery|
|Sim, Card Slot||Dual SIM, TF card slot|
Samsung Galaxy A12 Price in Nigeria
The new smartphone is currently available in Nigeria going between N68,000 - N75,000, feel free to grab one online from the Nigerian popular and trusted online shopping mall (Jumia)
- Strong Battery
- High-quality Rear camera
- supports Type C USB
- Big quality display
- Doesn't support 5G Network
- Low quality front camera
- Plastic body flame
Samsung Galaxy A12 Review
If you are interested to know more about this phone, then it's time to relax and read through as I explain further.
Display & Design
The Galaxy A12 offers 6.5-inch Infinity-V display that allows your daily content to look sharp, crisp and simple, thanks to FHD+ technology that provides excellent visual quality. It has 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio screen resolution and 164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm dimensions.
Galaxy A12 integrates classic colours with a sleek elegance style followed by the refined curves which makes it easier to fit in your palm while ensuring easy navigation on the phone. Feel free to choose from the colours that match your style and outfit between Black, Red and Blue.
Looking at the back of the phone, we have the quad rear cameras aligned squarely at the top left-hand side with an LED flash just below the cameras. The fingerprint sensor is not at the back as usual but integrated at the side of the phone.
Operating System & Processor
Galaxy A12 comes with the latest Android 10 operating system equipped with great features and gives you access to millions of apps and games from Google play store. the phone is also clocked with Octa-core processor and Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 chipset. Without any doubt, Samsung Galaxy A12 has all it takes to deliver the best performance and stability expected in a smartphone
The new Galaxy A12 has 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM. Having enough Random Access Memory (RAM) gives the phone the power it requires to run faster and smoothly followed by the multitasking power. An ability to run different task at a time without compromising the performance.
Having 64GB internal storage memory ensures that you have more space to store your apps, games music and videos without needing external storage. However, you can expand the storage up to 512GB using microSD card if you need more.
Note: There are different versions of Samsung Galaxy A12 with different memory sizes ranging from 32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM. You have to be sure of the memory size of the one you are buying. Moreover, the one am reviewing is the 4GBRAM / 64GB ROM version.
I am very happy to see what Samsung has done with its new Galaxy A12. The quad rear camera is of high quality with all the advanced features you can get in a smartphone of this price range. Be ready to upgrade your mobile photography with the rear Quad Camera that let you snap memorable and beautiful moments in clear detail with the 48MP camera.
The new Samsung Galaxy A12 also allows you to expand the viewing angle with the onboard Ultra Wide 5MP Camera. You can as well customize focus with 2MP Depth Camera, or get closer to the details with 2MP Macro Camera all in one smartphone.
Furthermore, the 5MP Ultra Wide Camera sees the world with a 123-degree angle of view, giving more perspective to everything you shoot, close to human eye vision.
The 5MP Ultra Wide Camera sees the world with a 123-degree angle of view, adding more perspective to everything you shoot. Get closer to the 2MP Macro Camera and discover the information you would otherwise have overlooked. The natural Bokeh effect is applied to your images, allowing your subject to stand out from the background.
Quad rear camera features and functions
- 48 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), AF
- 5 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide)
- 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
- 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
For the front camera, Samsung Galaxy A12 has a single 8MP front camera which is not the best but good enough to deliver brighter and colorful images that brings out the real beauty in you.
A few years ago, Samsung phones were one of the worst smartphones with a poor battery that gave other brands like Tecno and Infinix the opportunity to stand tall in the Nigeria mobile market but the game has changed and the same cannot be said about Samsung smartphones.
Thanks to the non-removable 5000 mAh all-day battery with 15W fast charging features that the new Samsung Galaxy A12 offers. The strong battery can keep you connected for days when averagely used, the fast charging features helps to ensure that you charge less and use more.
Samsung Galaxy A12 Full Specifications
Below are the full specifications of Samsung Galaxy A12 smartphone, feel free to go through it
|Dimension||164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm|
|SIM||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Sensor||Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer|
|Size||6.5 inches, 106.7 cm2 (~85.8% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Screen Resolution||720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio|
|Chipset||Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35|
|CPU||Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|Internal Storage||64 GB|
|Card Slot||Yes up to 512GB|
|Rear Camera||48 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), AF|
5 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide)
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
|Features||LED flash, panorama, HDR|
|Front Selfie Camera||8 MP, f/2.2|
|Network frequency||GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM: 850/900/1800/1900MHz, WCDMA:900/2100MHz, LTE bands 1(2100) / 3(1800) / 5(850) / 40(2300) / 41(2500)|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|GPS||Yes A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|Messaging||SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|Colors||Black, Red and Blue|