Samsung Galaxy M12 a budget segment smartphone launched in India
The Phone starting price is Rs 9,999 for the base variant of the smartphone.
The Phone will be put to sale from 18th March via Amazon and Samsung Online Store.
See some pros and cons of the Samsung Galaxy M12.
See Full Specifications of the Samsung Galaxy M12.
Samsung Galaxy M12 loaded with a powerful 6000mAh battery has been launched in India. The Phone is available in two storage variants of 4GB/64GB and 6GB/128GB. It falls in the category of low-range smartphones and will compete with some of the most reasonable smartphones. Realme Narzo 30A, Redmi Note 10, & Micromax IN 1b are some of its major competitors in Indian markets.
What is the price of the Samsung Galaxy M12?
Samsung Galaxy M12 will come with a price tag of Rs 9,999 for the 4GB/64GB and Rs 13,499 for the 6GB/128GB variant respectively. The Korean tech giant Samsung has also announced upto Rs 1,000 off on purchasing the smartphone with ICICI Bank credit or debit card.
What is the release date of the Samsung Galaxy M12?
Samsung Galaxy M12 has been launch recently on 12th March and will be available for sale via Amazon and Samsung from 18th March. Additionally, the sale of the phone will start 24 hours earlier for Amazon Prime Members.
What are the Pros & Cons of Samsung Galaxy M12?
- 6000mAh Battery.
- 90Hz of refresh rate.
- 8nm based battery efficient processor
- Latest Android 11 support.
- Polycarbonate body.
- HD+ TFT LCD display.
- Little bulky.
- No Gyroscope sensor.
Price: Starting from INR 9,999
Display: 6.5″ (16.51 cm)
Processor: Samsung Exynos 850
Front Camera: 8MP
Rear Camera: 48MP +5MP +2MP +2MP
RAM: 4GB, 6GB
Storage: 64GB, 128GB
Operating System: Android 11, One UI 3.1
Samsung Galaxy M12 is inbuilt with a Polycarbonate body with dual-tone haze matte finish additionally texture type design on the top and plane matte on the bottom. The phone has got curved edges with side-frames too made up of polycarbonate. The power button comes with an inbuilt fingerprint sensor which is deliberately fast.
It has got a weight of around 221 grams which is considerably hefty but reasonable as the phone comes with a 6000mAh battery. The phone side bezels are thin with the chin of average thickness. The phone is available in three different color options of black, blue, and white to buy.
MODEL: Samsung Galaxy M12
OTG Compatible: Yes
DIMENSION: 164mm×75.9×9.7 mm
WEIGHT: 221 grams
AVAILABLE COLOURS: Black, Blue, White
Samsung Galaxy M12 comes with a 6.5-inch HD+ Infinity-V type display. In compensation to the HD+ display, Samsung has provided the phone with a 90Hz fast refresh rate. The phone too comes with Widevine L1 support making it ready to view Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other OTT platform videos in HD resolution.
Since the phone comes with HD+ TFT LCD display so we cannot expect an immersive viewing experience with accurate color contrast. Overall the display performance is average with a snappy and fast refresh rate.
SCREEN SIZE: 6.50″ (16.51 cm)
SCREEN RESOLUTION: 720×1600 pixels
DISPLAY TYPE: PLS IPS Display
PIXEL DENSITY: 270 PPI
ASPECT RATIO: 20:9
SCREEN TO BODY RATIO: 81.90%
SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE
Samsung Galaxy M12 is powered by 8 nm-based Exynos 850 chipset which is considered to be a battery-efficient processor. The processor is not very suitable for gaming though high-end games can be played from low to medium settings upto some extent. The phone can handle multitaskings, video-streaming, and other day-to-day tasks with great ease. Also it comes with a 64GB and 128GB eMMC 5.1 storage option that can be further expanded upto 1TB via a MicroSD card slot.
RAM: 4GB / 6GB
Storage: 64GB, 128GB
USB OTG Support: YES
CPU: Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex A55)
PROCESSOR: Exynos 850
OPERATING SYSTEM: Android 11, One UI 3.1
PRIMARY CLOCK SPEED: 2.00 GHz
EXPANDABLE STORAGE: Yes (Upto 1TB)
REAR CAMERA: Samsung Galaxy M12 comes with 48MP True quad-camera support which comes with all major features the snap perfect photos. Thankfully, Samsung has not compromised with the camera features of the phone. The dynamic range of the camera is good with improved color saturation than the previous Galaxy M11. The bokeh shots are clear and the photos clicked are quite detailed. The video-stabilization is also good but sometimes little issue can be observed with dynamic range.
Selfie Camera: The phone comes with 8MP of a wide camera which supports portrait mode with many beauty filters. Samsung Galaxy M12 also comes with a Camera to API support which means Google Cam can be installed but without raw file support.
REAR CAMERA: 48MP (f/2.0, Wide)+ 5MP (f/2.2, Ultrawide)+ 2MP (f/2.4, Macro)+2MP (f/2.4, Depth)
FRONT CAMERA: 8MP (f/2.2, Wide).
FLASH: YES (LED flash)
FLASH POSITION: Rear
VIDEO RECORDING: 1080@30fps
REAR-CAMERA FEATURES: Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face Detection, HDR, Continuous Shooting, etc.
FRONT-CAMERA FEATURES: Beauty Mode, Portrait Mode, etc.
Samsung Galaxy M12 is powered by a 6000mAh massive battery which can last upto 2 days on average usage. The 8nm battery efficient processor along with low power consuming HD+ display makes the battery last longer. The phone comes with 15W Fast-charging support but I personally think that Samsung must have given 18W fast-charging support at least.
BATTERY CAPACITY: 6000 mAh
BATTERY TYPE: Li-ion battery
BATTERY CHARGER: 15W fast-charging.
USB Type C: Yes
WIRELESS CHARGING: No
REVERSE CHARGING: No
Samsung has provided its Galaxy M12 with all major ports and connectivity except gyroscope. The gyroscope sensor is one of the most important sensors required to enhance gaming performance. The speakers are placed at the bottom with a low sound pitch but good bass quality. The secondary noise cancellation features can also be seen on this smartphone to filter out unwanted sounds during calls.
Wi-fi: YES (802.11 b/g/n)
OTHER Wi-fi RELATED FEATURES: Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot.
GPS: Yes (A-GPS, GLONASS,BDS, GALILEO)
NFC( Near Field Communication ): NO
BLUETOOTH: YES (v5.0)
USB: YES (USB Type-C)
USB RELATED FEATURES: Data Transfer, USB Charging
5G READY: NO
HEADPHONE JACK: YES
PROXIMITY SENSOR: Yes
LIGHT SENSOR: YES
UNLOCK FEATURES: Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, Face Unlock, etc.