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HTC Desire 12 And Desire 12+ With 18:9 Aspect Ratio Officially Launched

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HTC Desire 12 And Desire 12+ With 18:9 Aspect Ratio Officially Launched

Specifications
Status

Launched

Manufacturer

HTC

Model / Variant

HTC Desire 12+
HTC Desire 12

Launch Date

20th March 2018

Price

Starts at 235 Euros
Starts at 185 Euros

Dimensions

158.2 x 76.6 x 8.4 mm
148.5 x 70.8 x 8.2 mm

Weight

157.5 Grams
137 Grams

Design

Glass back, Glass front, Aluminium frame

Colors

Black
Silver
Gold
Cool Black
Warm Silver

Display Size and Type

5.7 inch
18:9 aspect ratio
IPS LCD
5.5 inch
18:9 aspect ratio
IPS LCD

Display Resolution

1440 x 720px

Chipset

Snapdragon 450
MediaTek MT6739

CPU

Octa-core
1.8 GHz
Quad-core
1.3 GHz

GPU

Adreno 506
PowerVR GE8100

Memory Storage

32GB

RAM

3GB

Memory Expandability

Up to 400GB

Operating System

Android 8 Oreo

Primary Camera

13MP RGB sensor
2MP Depth sensor
13MP RGB sensor

Camera Features

PDAF
HDR Panorama

Primary Video

1080 @ 30fps

Secondary Camera

8MP
5MP

Secondary Camera Video

1080 @ 30fps
720p @ 30fps

Battery

2965 mAh
2730 mAh

Connectivity

Bluetooth 4.2
Wi-Fi
A-GPS

SIM Type

Hybrid dual SIM slot

Other Features

Fingerprint sensor

HTC has officially launched the HTC Desire 12 and Desire 12+ in Europe. These are the first set of non-flagship smartphones from HTC to feature taller 18:9 aspect ratio display with a premium glass design. The price of the Desire 12+ ranges between 235 Euros and 249 Euros (depending on the market). Similarly, the Desire 12’s price ranges between 185 euros and 199 Euros (depending on market).

HTC Desire 12

HTC Desire 12

The Desire 12 and 12+ looks similar to the HTC U11+. Subsequently, both the mid-range smartphones sport an 18:9 aspect ratio and thin bezels. Although, the top and bottom bezels are quite prominent despite the tall display.

HTC Desire 12+ Specs

The HTC Desire 12+ has a 5.99 inch HD+ 1440 x 720px IPS LCD display with 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the device has the Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Octa-core chipset with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. The storage is user expandable up to 400GB using a micro SD card.

The smartphone has a dual primary camera setup with a 13MP RGB sensor and a 2MP depth sensor. It is worth noting that the Honor 9 Lite has a similar design and primary camera setup. Similarly, the device has an 8MP front-facing camera. Both the camera units can record videos up to 1080p @ 30fps. Like most of the mid-tier smartphones, the HTC Desire 12+ has a rear-facing fingerprint sensor. The device runs on Android 8 Oreo with custom HTC SenseUI on the top with 2965 mAh battery, which charges via micro USB port.

HTC Desire 12

HTC Desire 12+

HTC Desire 12 Specs

The HTC Desire 12 is a miniature version of the Desire 12+ with a few other changes. Unlike the ‘Plus’ variant, the Desire 12 misses out on a fingerprint sensor and dual camera setup. The device has a same HD+ 1440 x 720ppx IPS LCD display with a smaller 5.5 inch screen size. The device is powered by MediaTek 6739 Quad-core chipset with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. Similarly, the storage is user expandable up to 400GB using a micro SD card.

The smartphone has a same 13MP primary camera but misses out on the depth sensor. Even the front-facing camera has been downgraded from 8MP to 5MP.The smartphone runs on Android 8 Oreo with custom HTC SenseUI with a 2730 mAh sealed-battery.

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