Samsung Galaxy M12 with 90Hz display, 6,000mAh battery, and quad-rear cameras launched in India, prices start at 10,999 INR
Samsung has taken the veil off the Galaxy M12 in India after the phone was first launched in Vietnam last month. This budget smartphone comes with some impressive specs. It offers a large high refresh rate display, a massive battery, and quad cameras at the back.
The smartphone is launched in two variants: 4GB RAM+ 64GB storage variant priced INR10,999 and the 6GB RAM+128GB storage variant priced INR13,499. The sale will start on March 18 via Amazon India, Samsung online store, and leading offline retail stores across India. Customers making a purchase using an ICICI Bank Credit (EMI, non-EMI) or Debit card (only EMI) can avail of INR1,000 instant cashback.
In terms of specifications, the Galaxy M12 sports a huge 6.5-inch LCD Infinity-V Display that comes with a dewdrop notch. The display boasts HD+ (720×1600) resolution, 90Hz refresh rate, and Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
At its heart, there is an Exynos 850 SoC coupled with up to 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage with support for microSD card expansion up to 1TB. On the software end, the Galaxy M12 runs Android 11 with One UI 3.0 skin laid on top.
There are four cameras at the back of the Galaxy M12, aligned in a square-shaped module. The setup includes a 48MP ISOCELL GM2 sensor, a 5MP ultra-wide sensor, a 2MP macro sensor, and a 2MP depth sensor. Whereas, an 8MP selfie shooter is attached up-front for selfies and video calls.
The connectivity options include dual-SIM, 4G, Wi-Fi (single-band), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port. There is a side-mounted fingerprint scanner for biometric purposes.
And ticking everything is a massive 6,000mAh non-removable battery that supports 15W fast charging. The Galaxy M12 measures 164.0×75.9×9.7mm in dimension, weighs 221 grams, and comes in three colors: Black, White, and Blue.
The Galaxy M12, given its specs and pricing, will be pitted against the Redmi Note 9 series, the Moto G9 Power, the POCO M3, etc.