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HTC Desire 12s Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the HTC Desire 12s - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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HTC Desire 12s Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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HTC Desire 12s is a 2018 smartphone. It measures 154.2 x 72.7 x 8.3 mm and weighs 150 g. It has a IPS LCD display measuring 5.7" inches. The resolution is 720 x 1440 and 282 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 13 MP. The main camera is Single with 13 MP.

It runs on Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU with 64 GB, 4 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM memory. The battery is 3075 mAh.

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HTC Desire 12s specs

General specs

Brand and model

HTC Desire 12s

Release date

2018, December


154.2 x 72.7 x 8.3 mm (6.07 x 2.86 x 0.33 in)


150 g (5.29 oz)


Black, Silver, Red


3075 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion

Approximate price200 EUR





capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

5.7" inc

Screen area

83.8 cm2

Screen format

18:9 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


Screen resolution

720 x 1440 px

PPI /points per inch/

282 PPI

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main

13 MP, Single

Camera specs

-13 MP, f/2.0, PDAF


LED flash, HDR, panorama

Video 1080p@30fps
Front (selfie) camera

13 MP, Single


13 MP, f/2.2


LED flash

Video 1080p@30fps


Operating system OS

Android 8.1 (Oreo)


Qualcomm MSM8940 Snapdragon 435 (28 nm)

Other models with the same chipset include: Palm Phone PVG100, ZTE Blade Max View, HTC Exodus 1s, Motorola Moto E6, HTC Desire 12s, Palm Palm, Coolpad Note 6, Wiko View2, ZTE Blade V9 Vita, ZTE Blade A6
Processor CPU

- Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53

Graphics processor GPU

- Adreno 505

External memory

microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)

Internal memory

64 GB, 4 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM


Antutu 7 Score 43562 (Rank 808 of 2128)
GeekBench 4 Single Core 692 (Rank 550 of 1024)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core 2589 (Rank 490 of 1022)

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE

Music and Audio

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

Other features

- Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Disclaimer: The information provided here is based on publicly available information and official specifications from HTC. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should be aware that specifications are subject to change and updates from HTC may not be reflected.
Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor is a technology expert and journalist based in the UK. With a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham, he provides insightful analysis and expert reviews of the latest smartphones and technology. His technical expertise, passion for technology and years of experience make him a trusted source in the industry.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the HTC Desire 12s was around 200 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2018, December.
The weight of the HTC Desire 12s is 150 g.
The screen size of the HTC Desire 12s is 5.7" inches.
The size of the HTC Desire 12s is 154.2 x 72.7 x 8.3 mm (HxWxD).