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HTC Desire 12s (2018) review

Android OS v8.1 (Oreo)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940
Adreno 505
3 GB / 32 GB
5.7 inches (720 x 1440 px)
13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus

HTC announced the launch of the Desire 12s smartphone in 2018. The manufacturer is offering the HTC Desire 12s phone with 5.7 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.

The HTC Desire 12s comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3075 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.7 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1440 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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HTC Desire 12s specifications

BrandHTC
NameDesire 12s
ModelD12S
Release date2018

Body

The weight of HTC Desire 12s is about 5.29 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this HTC phone are average (6.07 x 2.86 x 0.33 inches).

Weight5.29 oz
Dimensions6.07 x 2.86 x 0.33 inches
Colorsblack, red, silver
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The HTC Desire 12s comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v8.1 (Oreo)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 505

Display

The size of Desire 12s screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.7 inches IPS display of HTC Desire 12s with 720 x 1440 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.7 inches
Resolution720 x 1440 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of HTC Desire 12s (3 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (32 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM3 GB
Internal storage32 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Desire 12s is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera13 MP
Main camera13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The HTC Desire 12s supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Desire 12s comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Desire 12s phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 3075 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Desire 12s isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 3075 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Desire 12s phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This HTC phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of HTC Desire 12s phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM
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