Samsung Galaxy A12

Added: 11.27.20 | Updated: 01.10.24
  • Model: Galaxy A12
  • Brand: Samsung
  • Rating: 4.11 out of 5 (355 votes)
  • Price: $ 170
  • Year of manufacture: 2020
  • Dimensions: 164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm
  • Weight: 205 g
  • Chipset: Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
  • Built-in memory: 32GB 3GB RAM
  • Screen: PLS IPS 6.5 inches
  • Battery: 5000 mAh
  • Rear camera: Quad, 48MP
  • Front camera: Single, 8MP

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Samsung Galaxy A12 specs

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

Samsung Galaxy A12 Release dateCommon

Brand and model

Samsung Galaxy A12

Launch date

2020, November 24

Samsung Galaxy A12 PricePrice

First price

$ 170

Samsung Galaxy A12 dimension, size, weightDesign


6.46 in (164 mm)


2.98 in ( 75.8 mm)


0.35 in ( 8.9 mm)


7.23 oz (205 grams)

Build materials

Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame

Water resistant


Black, White, Blue, Red


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Samsung Galaxy A12 screenScreen

Technology PLS IPS

6.5 in

Screen Area

102.0 cm2


720 x 1600 px

Points per inch

270 PPI

Color Depth


Ratio (height:width)


Ratio (screen:body)


Screen protector

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Samsung Galaxy A12 ProcessorHardware


- Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)


- Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)


- PowerVR GE8320

Samsung Galaxy A12 Memory and storageMemory

Internal Memory

32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM

Memory Card Slot

microSDXC (dedicated slot)

Samsung Galaxy A12 SoftwareSoftware

Operating System (OS)

Android 10

User Interface

Samsung Galaxy A12 main camera specsMain Camera

Number of Cameras



-48 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), AF
-5 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide)
-2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
-2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)


LED flash, panorama, HDR

Video Recording 1080p@30fps
DxOMark Rating90 (Position 246 out of 303)
DxOMark Photos96
DxOMark Video80

Samsung Galaxy A12 selfie camera specsSelfie camera

Number of Cameras



-8 MP, f/2.2

Video Recording 1080p@30fps

Samsung Galaxy A12 Cellular BandsCellular

Bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM only)
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE
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
SAR EU 0.67 W/kg (head) 1.38 W/kg (body)

Samsung Galaxy A12 wifi bluetooth gps nfcConnectivity

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
NFC Yes (market/region dependent)
USB USB Type-C 2.0

Samsung Galaxy A12 Battery type and CapacityBattery


5000 mAh


Li-Po, non-removable


-Fast charging 15W

Samsung Galaxy A12 sound and multimediaAudio

Headphone Jack Yes
Radio FM radio, RDS, recording


Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer

Other specifications


Performance Benchmark

Samsung Galaxy A12 antutu score Antutu Score

Antutu 8 Score103760 (Position 884 out of 1146)

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Samsung Galaxy A12 geekbench ScoreGeekbench Score

GeekBench 6 Single Core158 (Position 575 out of 578)
GeekBench 6 Multi Core691 (Position 546 out of 577)
GeekBench 5 Single Core158 (Position 1549 out of 1884)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core930 (Position 1358 out of 1873)

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

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Review of Samsung Galaxy A12

At the end of 2020, the South Korean company Samsung launched the Galaxy A12 smartphone, which is characterized by an attractive price. The model offers a camera with a resolution of 48 MP as in more expensive devices, support for contactless payment and has a large capacity battery.
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Samsung Galaxy A12 Reviews and Opinions

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4.11 / 5

  • Matte finish with a unique texture
  • One UI 3.1 offers a good user experience
  • Solid 48MP main camera
  • Exceptional battery life, lasting up to two days between charges
  • Consistent long-term software support from Samsung
  • Affordable price point
  • Nice build quality with solid-feeling plastics
  • Ultra-wide camera is a plus for the price range
  • Weak macro and ultra-wide camera performance
  • Underpowered Helio P35 chipset can lead to laggy performance
  • Preloaded bloatware and overlapping apps
  • Slow charging experience
  • No night mode or video stabilization
  • Display resolution limited to 720p and poor viewing angles
  • Large display may be too big for some users' preferences
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Sandra Parker

2022-03-29 01:04:06

This phone has frozen up since day one...

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Samsung Galaxy A12 cost?

The price of the Samsung Galaxy A12 varies based on the specific model and storage capacity. As of the latest update, the base model starts at $ 170. Prices increase for models with larger storage capacity and additional features.

When did the Samsung Galaxy A12 come out?

Samsung Galaxy A12 mobile was launched on in these colors: Black, White, Blue, Red.

What is the size and weight of Samsung Galaxy A12 ?

The Samsung Galaxy A12 has dimensions of Height: 164 mm Width: 75.8 mm Thickness: 8.9 mm and weighs approximately 205 grams.

What is the screen size and resolution of Samsung Galaxy A12?

When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 6.5 inches diagonally offering a resolution of 720 x 1600 px at a pixel density of 270 ppi.

How much memory and storage does a Samsung Galaxy A12 have?

Device comes with chipset Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm) with processor Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53). Samsung Galaxy A12 is available with internal memory of 32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM.

What are the main camera specifications and megapixels of the Samsung Galaxy A12?

The device have a Quad rear camera setup with specs of 48 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), AF 5 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide) 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro) 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth) and features like LED flash, panorama, HDR

What are the front camera specs and MP of the Samsung Galaxy A12?

The device comes with Single front camera setup with specs of 8 MP, f/2.2 and features like