HTC Desire 12 & Desire 12+ Under budget smartphones launched in India

By | June 6, 2018

HTC Desire 12 & Desire 12+ Under budget smartphones launched in India on Wednesday announced the formal launch of the Desire 12 and Desire 12+ smartphones in India. The HTC Desire 12 and Desire 12+ were globally launched in March this year.

HTC Desire 12 & Desire 12+ Under budget smartphones launched in India

HTC Desire 12 & Desire 12+ Under budget smartphones launched in India

HTC Desire 12 & Desire 12+ Under budget smartphones launched in India

The smartphones are positioned in the budget segment and come with specifications such as 18:9 displays, without the notch, which is becoming insanely trending in the mobile industry. The other highlighted features include dual cameras on the Desire 12+ with support for PDAF on both the smartphones.

HTC Desire 12, Desire 12+ specs:

Display: The Desire 12 comes with a 5.5inch HD+ (720×1440) IPS LCD display, while the Plus variant comes with a bigger screen size. The Desire 12+ comes with a 6-inch HD+ (720×1440) IPS LCD. Both the HTC smartphones come with 18:9 edge-to-edge screens.

Processor: The Desire 12+ is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 450, octa-core, 64-bit processor, while the Desire 12 comes with a quad-core MediaTek MT6739 chipset.

Software: The Desire 12 runs Android OS with HTC Sense on top while the Plus variant comes with Android 8.0 Oreo with HTC Sense out-of-the-box.

Rear Camera: The HTC Desire 12+ comes with a dual camera system on the back, while the Desire 12 sports a single camera setup. In terms of specs, the HTC Desire 12+ includes a primary sensor of 13-megapixel and a secondary sensor of 2-megapixel. The HTC Desire 11 comes with a 13-megapixel camera. Both the phones come with LED Flash support.

HTC Desire 12 & Desire 12+ Under budget smartphones launched in India

HTC Desire 12 & Desire 12+ Under budget smartphones launched in India

Front Camera: The Plus variant comes with an 8-megapixel BSI camera sensor with an f/2.0 aperture. HTC claims that the phone is capable of capturing accurate detail even in low-light conditions. The Desire 12+, on the other hand, comes with a 5-megapixel BSI camera sensor with an f/2.4 aperture.

Battery: The Desire 12+ is backed by a 2965mAh battery, while the Desire 12 comes with a smaller 2730mAh battery. Both the HTC phones come with Power saver mode and 5V/1A charger.

Software: The Desire 12+ runs on the latest Android 8.1 Oreo-based HTC Sense UI out-of-the-box. The Desire 12, on the other hand, comes with Android-based HTC Sense UI.

RAM: Both the HTC Desire phones come with 3GB RAM

Storage: Both the Desire 12 and Desire 12+ comes with 32GB of internal storage, which can be expandable up to 2TB via a microSD card.

HTC Desire 12, Desire 12+ Price in India

The HTC Desire 12 India price has been set at Rs 15,800 while the HTC Desire 12+ will be available at a price of Rs 19,790. Both the smartphones will be available to buy online via HTC India e-store – with the pre-orders starting from June 7 while the sale starts June 11. The smartphones will be available Cool Black and Warm Silver colour options.

HTC Desire 12 & Desire 12+ Under budget smartphones launched in India

HTC Desire 12 & Desire 12+ Under budget smartphones launched in India

HTC Desire 12, Desire 12+ Specifications

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For the specifications, the HTC Desire 12 is a dual SIM smartphone running Android-based HTC Sense UI. The smartphone packs a 5.5-inch HD+ display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. The HTC Desire 12 is powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT6739 SoC with 3GB RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage with support for microSD card expandability up to 256GB.

As for the optics, the HTC Desire 12 has a 13-megapixel camera accompanied by an LED flash while there is a 5-megapixel front sensor. The phone has a 3.5mm headphone jack. The HTC Desire 12 packs a 2730mAh battery under the hood.

Coming to the HTC Desire 12+, the bigger variant comes with support for dual-SIM cards and runs Android 8.0 Oreo-based HTC Sense UI. It has a 6-inch HD+ (720×1440 pixels) IPS display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. The handset takes its power from an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC, coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card up to 2TB.

The HTC Desire 12+ sports a dual rear camera setup comprising a 13-megapixel primary sensor and a secondary 2-megapixel sensor, with an LED flash accompanying the setup. There is an 8-megapixel camera sensor on the front, equipped with features such as Beauty mode and HDR support. There is a fingerprint sensor on the rear of the smartphone. The smartphone is backed by a 2965mAh battery under the hood.

HTC Desire 12 & Desire 12+ Under budget smartphones launched in India

HTC Desire 12 & Desire 12+ Under budget smartphones launched in India

Network Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
Launch Announced 2018, March
Status Available. Released 2018, May
Body Dimensions 158.2 x 76.6 x 8.4 mm (6.23 x 3.02 x 0.33 in)
Weight 157.5 g (5.57 oz)
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches, 92.9 cm2 (~76.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~268 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
Platform OS Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450
CPU Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 506
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Camera Primary Dual: 13 MP + 2 MP, f/2.2, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps
Secondary 8 MP, f/2.0, 1080p
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Radio To be confirmed
USB microUSB 2.0
Features Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/eAAC+/WAV player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 2965 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 522 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 26 h (3G)
Misc Colors Black, Silver, Gold
Price About 250 EUR

Disclaimer. We can not guarantee that the information on this page is 100% correct.

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