The HTC Desire 12 manages to carve a niche for itself by offering a stylish design, a competent camera system, and reliable performance. While it may not boast the specifications of a flagship device, it provides an excellent balance of features for users seeking a mid-range smartphone.
|Price in Pakistan||PKR 22,999 Expected|
|Other Countries||$80 €75 £64 ¥581 ₹6761 ﷼303 Expected|
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|2G Bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)|
|3G Bands||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100|
|4G Bands||1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41 - Global|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps|
|Status||Available. Released 2018, May|
|Dimensions||148.5 x 70.8 x 8.2 mm (5.85 x 2.79 x 0.32 in)|
|Weight||137 g (4.83 oz)|
|SIM||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Size||5.5 inches, 78.1 cm2 (~74.2% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~293 ppi density)|
|OS||Android 7.x (Nougat)|
|Chipset||Mediatek MT6739 (28 nm)|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53|
|Card Slot||microSDXC (dedicated slot)|
|Internal||16GB 2GB RAM, 32GB 3GB RAM|
|Single||13 MP, f/2.2, PDAF|
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Single||5 MP, f/2.4, 1/5" 1.12µm|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct|
|Bluetooth||4.2, A2DP, LE|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, proximity, compass|
|Type||Li-Ion 2730 mAh, non-removable|
|Colors||Cool Black, Warm Silver|
Design and Display
The first thing that catches your eye when you hold the HTC Desire 12 is its stunning design. The 5.5-inch display dominates the front of the phone, providing an immersive viewing experience. The phone sports a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels and a 74.2% screen-to-body ratio. With dimensions measuring 148.5 x 70.8 x 8.2 mm, the HTC Desire 12 is a sleek and lightweight device, tipping the scales at just 137 grams. There are two color options for the phone: Cool Black and Warm Silver.
Performance and Storage
The HTC Desire 12 is powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT6739 processor, coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. While it may not be a flagship-level performance, the device handles everyday tasks with ease. Apps open quickly, and multitasking is relatively smooth. The inclusion of expandable storage via a microSD card slot allows users to store more photos, videos, and apps. The HTC Desire 12 runs on Android 7. x with HTC’s Sense UI on top.
The HTC Desire 12 features a 13MP rear camera with phase detection autofocus, allowing users to capture sharp and clear images. The camera app offers various modes and filters, giving users the flexibility to experiment with their photography. The 5MP front-facing camera is adequate for selfies and video calls, making it a well-rounded camera setup for a mid-range device.
Battery and Connectivity
A 2,730mAh non-removable battery powers the HTC Desire 12. While the capacity might seem modest, the efficient power management, coupled with the lower-resolution display, ensures a decent battery life. The HTC Desire 12 features dual-SIM, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, Glonass, and a 3.5mm audio port for music streaming.
Here is an overview of the pricing information for the HTC Desire 12 in Pakistan:
Please note that pricing details are subject to change and may vary depending on the retailer or provider. It is always advisable to confirm the price before making a purchase.