HTC Desire 12

Added: 03.22.18 | Updated: 02.26.20
  • Model: Desire 12
  • Brand: HTC
  • Rating: 4.50 out of 5 (2 votes)
  • Price: 130 EUR
  • Year of manufacture: 2018
  • Dimensions: 148.5 x 70.8 x 8.2 mm
  • Weight: 137 g
  • Chipset: Mediatek MT6739 (28 nm)
  • Built-in memory: 32 GB
  • Screen: IPS LCD 5.5 inches
  • Battery: 2730 mAh
  • Rear camera: Single, 13MP
  • Front camera: Single, 5MP

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HTC Desire 12 specs

Common | Price | Design | Screen | Hardware | Memory | Software | Main Camera | Selfie camera | Cellular | Connectivity | Battery | Audio | Sensors | Performance Benchmark

HTC Desire 12 Release dateCommon

Brand and model

HTC Desire 12

Launch date

HTC Desire 12 PricePrice

First price

130 EUR

HTC Desire 12 dimension, size, weightDesign


5.85 in (148.5 mm)


2.79 in ( 70.8 mm)


0.32 in ( 8.2 mm)


4.83 oz (137 grams)

Water resistant


Cool Black, Warm Silver


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HTC Desire 12 screenScreen

Technology IPS LCD

5.5 in

Screen Area

78.1 cm2


720 x 1440 px

Points per inch

293 PPI

Color Depth


Ratio (height:width)


Ratio (screen:body)


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HTC Desire 12 ProcessorHardware


- Mediatek MT6739 (28 nm)


- Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53


- PowerVR GE8100

HTC Desire 12 Memory and storageMemory

Internal Memory

32 GB, 3 RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM

Memory Card Slot

microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)

HTC Desire 12 SoftwareSoftware

Operating System (OS)

Android 7.x (Nougat)

User Interface

HTC Desire 12 main camera specsMain Camera

Number of Cameras



-13 MP, f/2.2, PDAF


LED flash, HDR, panorama

Video Recording 1080p@30fps

HTC Desire 12 selfie camera specsSelfie camera

Number of Cameras



-5 MP, f/2.4, 1/5'' 1.12µm

Video Recording 720p

HTC Desire 12 Cellular BandsCellular

Bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500) - Global 
LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 17(700), 28(700) - USA
SIM Card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps

HTC Desire 12 wifi bluetooth gps nfcConnectivity

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
USB microUSB 2.0

HTC Desire 12 Battery type and CapacityBattery


2730 mAh


 Non-removable Li-Ion



HTC Desire 12 sound and multimediaAudio

Headphone Jack Yes
Radio To be confirmed
Others -Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic


Accelerometer, proximity, compass

Other specifications


Performance Benchmark

HTC Desire 12 antutu score Antutu Score

Antutu 7 Score35456 (Position 1013 out of 2129)

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Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from HTC. However, there may be differences in specifications.

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Description of the HTC Desire 12 Specs

The HTC Desire 12 is a smartphone that was released in March 2018, featuring a blend of modest specifications and design elements tailored for budget-conscious consumers. It operates on GSM, HSPA, and LTE networks, ensuring compatibility with a wide range of carriers and providing 4G LTE connectivity for faster internet speeds. The device supports dual SIM functionality, allowing for the use of two different phone numbers, which is particularly beneficial for users who travel or wish to separate personal and business calls.

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HTC Desire 12 Reviews and Opinions

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does HTC Desire 12 cost?

The price of the HTC Desire 12 varies based on the specific model and storage capacity. As of the latest update, the base model starts at 130 EUR. Prices increase for models with larger storage capacity and additional features.

When did the HTC Desire 12 come out?

HTC Desire 12 mobile was launched on in these colors: Cool Black, Warm Silver.

What is the size and weight of HTC Desire 12 ?

The HTC Desire 12 has dimensions of Height: 148.5 mm Width: 70.8 mm Thickness: 8.2 mm and weighs approximately 137 grams.

What is the screen size and resolution of HTC Desire 12?

When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 5.5 inches diagonally offering a resolution of 720 x 1440 px at a pixel density of 293 ppi.

How much memory and storage does a HTC Desire 12 have?

Device comes with chipset Mediatek MT6739 (28 nm) with processor Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53. HTC Desire 12 is available with internal memory of 32 GB, 3 RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM.

What are the main camera specifications and megapixels of the HTC Desire 12?

The device have a Single rear camera setup with specs of 13 MP, f/2.2, PDAF and features like LED flash, HDR, panorama

What are the front camera specs and MP of the HTC Desire 12?

The device comes with Single front camera setup with specs of 5 MP, f/2.4, 1/5'' 1.12µm and features like