HTC Desire 12 Plus Specs and Price

HTC Desire 12 Plus

HTC Desire 12 Plus offers a fingerprint sensor, dual camera and other features that make it superior to the  HTC Desire 12. The smartphone is also bigger and features a beefier battery capacity at a higher price.

HTC Desire 12 Plus Key Specs and Features

  • 5.99-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1440 X 720 pixels (268 ppi)
  • Quad-core Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 CPU with 3GB RAM
  • 32GB built-in storage, up to 400GB with a memory card
  • Dual 13MP + 2MP rear camera and 5MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint sensor (rear)
  • 2, 965mAh non-removable Li-ion battery

Design and Display

The two smartphones look alike besides the size difference and the additional camera at the back. Between the two smartphones, the HTC Desire 12 Plus is bigger with a nice aluminium body. It also has slim bezels seen in the lesser variant and features a dual camera arranged horizontally with flash at the top left corner. In addition, there is a fingerprint sensor located at the centre towards the upper region.

Retaining the same resolution as its smaller model and the same 18:9 aspect ratio. However, the display here is much bigger at 5.99-inch while the former has a size of 5.5-inch. This leaves the smartphone with a pixel density of 268 PPI.

Battery and Camera

The smartphone is kept on by a non-removable 2, 965mAh Li-ion battery which is disappointing but expected on such a midrange device.

Unlike the other smartphone, the HTC Desire 12 Plus comes with a dual camera arrangement on the rear end and a single one at the front. There is a combination of a 13MP and 2MP rear camera. This is one of the differences between the two smartphones as the HTC Desire 12 only has the 13MP camera solely. On the other hand, there is an 8MP front camera.

Hardware and Software

HTC goes for a Qualcomm chipset instead of the MediaTek offering featured in the Desire 12. You’ve got a Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 processor clocking at 1.8GHz and an Adreno 506 GPU in charge of graphics munching on the smartphone.

Moving further, there is also a 3GB internal memory that is accompanied by a 32GB available storage space from the factory some of which is occupied by the system software. On a better note,  it supports expansion by a MicroSD card up to 400GB and features the latest Android 8.0 Oreo OS from the box.

Pricing and Availability

The phone costs about 75,000 naira- 80, 000naira depending on your location and the variant.

HTC Desire 12 Plus Specs

General Features

  • Platform: Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450
  • GPU: Adreno 506
  • Memory: 3GB
  • Colours: Black, Silver, Gold
  • Dimension: 158.2 x 76.6 x 8.4 mm
  • Weight: 157.5g
  • SIM Type: Nano sim
  • SIM Count: Dual sim

Display

  • Display: 5.99-imch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1440 X 720 pixels (268 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: –

Camera

  • Rear Camera: Dual 13MP + 2MP camera, 1080p [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 8MP camera, 720p [email protected]

Storage

  • Built-in Storage: 32GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 400GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: –
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes, 42.2/5.76Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE Cat 4 50/150Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC: –
  • Infrared Blaster: –
  • USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0

Messaging

  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –

Entertainment

  • Music Player: MP3/eAAC+/WAV player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes

Navigation

  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: –
  • SpO2: –
  • Pedometer: –
  • Heart Rate Monitor: –
  • Gyroscope: –
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Tea, (rear)
  • Iris Scanner: –
  • Face Unlock: –
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: –

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: –
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: –
  • Water Resistant: –
  • Dust Resistant: –
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes

Battery

  • Battery: 2, 965mAh non-removable Li-ion battery
  • Talktime: –
  • Standby Time: –
  • Fast Charging: –

Conclusion

This bigger sibling of the Desire 12 is more expensive but offers more features. Have you used this phone? What are your thoughts about it?

Feel free to tell us in the comments section!

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