Samsung Galaxy M12
The Samsung Galaxy M12 price in Kenya is 17,500 shillings. It was announced in 2021, February and it runs on the Exynos 850 processor with Mali-G52 GPU. The phone comes in different storage and Ram configurations that consist of 32GB/64GB/128GB and 3GB/4GB/6GB respectively which is expandable using micro SDXC (dedicated slot). It also runs on Android 11 and is powered by a 6000 mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy M12 specifications & price
|Price||Approx. Ksh 17,500
|Camera||48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP|
The Samsung Galaxy M12 measures 163.9 x 75.9 x 8.9 mm (height x width x thickness) with a total weight of 221 grams. Coming to cameras, it has a quad 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP rear camera and an 8 MP front camera for selfies. This phone has a 6.5 inches, 720 x 1560 pixels TFT LCD display with a pixel density of 264 PPI. It has a USB Type-C port for data syncing and charging. There is a fingerprint sensor present on the M12.
The Samsung Galaxy M12 smartphone supports four network technologies. These are GSM, HSPA, and LTE. HSPA extends and improves the performance of existing 3G mobile telecommunication networks using the WCDMA protocols. LTE is a standard for wireless broadband communication for mobile devices and data terminals, based on the GSM/EDGE and UMTS/HSPA technologies.
Global System for Mobile Communications is a standard developed by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute to describe the protocols for second-generation digital cellular networks used by mobile devices such as mobile phones and tablets.
This phone, the Samsung Galaxy M12 was launched in 2021, February 05. This phone has a 164 x 75.9 x 9.7 mm dimension and weighs about 221 g. It is also a Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) smartphone. On the front is a dew-drop display wherein the selfie camera lies. Its back panel has a quad-camera module on the right-hand side. As for the fingerprint scanner, it is side-mounted on the power button.
The Samsung Galaxy M12 comes in the color Gray, Blue, and Green. It makes use of the USB Type-C 2.0 and has a 3.5 mm jack. The phone also has Bluetooth version 5.0, A2DP, and GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, QZSS, NavIC. It also supports Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot.
There are five cameras on the Samsung Galaxy M12. They are made up of a 48 MP, f/2.0, (wide), PDAF, 5 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide), 1/5.0″, 1.12µm, 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro) and a 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)lens. Its main feature is LED flash, panorama, HDR and it can shoot video up to [email protected] the main camera, and [email protected] also with the selfie. Speaking of the selfie, on M12 there is a single 8 MP, f/2.2, (wide) shooter.
Now, let us take a look at the display this phone has to offer. Everyone loves a good display on a phone for obvious reasons. Namely, the display is the one part of a phone you will ever interact with. Samsung Galaxy M12 has a fair PLS IPS display panel that measures 6.5 inches, 102.0 cm2.
This display has an okay 720 x 1600 pixels resolution and an equally alright 270 PPI density. As for the selfie camera, it is inside that notch at the top center. This phone’s build is plastic with a Glass front, plastic back, and a plastic frame. More features include ~81.9% screen-to-body ratio and 20:9 ratio.
A phone platform is the hardware/software environment for tablets, smartphones, and other portable devices. Samsung Galaxy M12 runs on the Android 11 operating system. Android 11 is the eleventh major release and 18th version of Android, the mobile operating system developed by the Open Handset Alliance led by Google. Also powering the Galaxy M12 is an Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55), Exynos 850 (8nm) chipset.
Under the hood, it also brings a Mali-G52 GPU. The ARM Mali-G52 MP2 (or G52MC2) is an integrated mid-range graphics card for ARM-based SoCs (mostly Android-based). The Galaxy M12 comes with 32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, or 128GB 6GB RAM. You may also want to check out the Galaxy A52 5G smartphone.
Samsung Galaxy M12 has a respectable Li-Po 6,000 mAh, non-removable battery with fast charging of 15W. It is a lasting battery given its 6,000 mAh capacity.
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