Samsung Galaxy A12 Review

Score: 80.3 / 100

Samsung Galaxy A12 is a top-level cellphone released a couple years ago, in 2020, counting with a high-tech Octa-Core CPU speeding at 2.35 GHz, an enormous 6.5-inches screen, and two cameras, a 48 mega-pixels back-facing camera and an 8 megapixels front side camera. Is that all? Not at all, it's only the beginning.

This cellphone is powered by a Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765 system chip, which holds a very fast 2350 megahertz Octa-Core processing unit with a great 4 GB of RAM memory. The Samsung Galaxy A12 has an excellent 64 GB internal storage and an external SD slot, which allows the user to install hundreds of apps and even the largest games available nowadays without even thinking about running out of space at all.

Samsung offers this phone in a nice range of color options, black, blue, red and white. This phone has a gorgeous design, with a thickness of just 0.35 inches. Though this cellphone is just 6.46" long and 2.98" wide, it's still able to fit a a 6.5 inches screen. Apparently Samsung decided not to care so much about the weight in this 7.23 ounces phone. The A12 construction is a combination of Plastic and Plastic .

This cellphone has a interesting 6.5 inches screen with a 720 x 1600 resolution, which makes everything look great.

This cellphone includes Wi-Fi connectivity (and it can provide it to other devices around, as a mobile hotspot), LTE 4G high speed connectivity and also HSPA+ data connection, a lower speed 4G variation and 3G fast data connection, using HSDPA and HSUPA technologies. The A12 supports dual SIM cards so it can to use 2 different phone lines in the same device.

This phone is equipped with two cameras, a 48 mega-pixels back camera and an 8 megapixels front side camera. It is also able to shoot Full HD 1920x1080 videos at 30 fps.

This device also includes a lot of great characteristics as Fingerprint Sensor, NFC (Near Field Communication), Bluetooth and GPS Localization, and a few sensors likeLight Sensor, Proximity Sensor and Accelerometer.

This phone comes with an incredible 5000 mAh Li - Polymer non-replaceable battery providing this phone an amazing battery duration. An issue to take into account is that this phone's battery isn't replaceable so you can't throw it away and buy a new one when it starts to lose capacity, even though with so much capacity you will probably discard this phone before that happens.

The A12 is the right choice for you no matter if you want this phone to play lots of games, will use it for work, you love taking photos or want a cellphone to mostly use social networks and internet browsing. Samsung packs this cellphone with Sim card extraction tool , USB cable, Power brick and Headphones.

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Device Type:Phone
Operating System (OS):Android 10
Also Known As:Samsung SM-A125
Dimensions:6.46 x 2.98 x 0.35 inchesMetric16.41 x 7.57 x 0.89 cmImperial
Weight:7.23 ouncesMetric204.97 gImperial
Colors:Black, Blue, Red and White
Materials:Plastic and Plastic
Accessories:Headphones, Power brick, Sim card extraction tool , USB cable
Release date:2020-12-21


Screen Type:LCD
Size:6.5 inchesMetric16.5 cmImperial
Resolution:1600 x 720 pixels
Pixel density:270 pixels per inchMetric106.3 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:No


Chipset:Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765
Processor:Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm (Octa-Core 2350 MHz)
RAM Memory:4 GB
Graphics Processor:PowerVR GE8320
Internal Memory:64 GB
SD Card Slot:microSDXC (up to 1 TB)


Battery type:Li - Polymer
Capacity:5000 mAh


Back camera:48 megapixels
    Focal length:26mm (35mm equivalence)
Front camera:8 megapixels
Max video resolution:1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD)


    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Nano SIM
Dual SIM:Yes
LTE (4G) Bands:1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
UMTS Bands:Bands 1(2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Technologies:LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA and HSUPA

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 5.0
NFC (Near Field Communication):Yes
Fingerprint ID:Yes
Sensors:Accelerometer, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor