HTC Desire 12 and Desire 12+ with 5.5-inch and 6-inch full-screen displays launched in India for Rs. 15800 and Rs. 19790


HTC has launched Desire 12 and Desire 12+ smartphones in the Desire series. These were announced back in March and have 5.5-inch and 6-inch HD+ full-screen displays, and the similarity ends there. The Desire 12 is powered by a MediaTek MT6739 SoC with up to 3GB RAM, runs Android Nougat, has a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera. 

The Desire 12+ is powered by Snapdragon 450 with 3GB RAM, runs Android Oreo, has a 13-megapixel rear camera along with a 2-megapixel secondary camera to capture depth information for portrait shots and an 8-megapixel front camera with LED flash. It also has a fingerprint sensor on the back. Both the phones feature a liquid-surface design with a glossy back.

HTC Desire 12 specifications

  • 5.5-inch (1440 × 720 pixels) HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display
  • 1.5GHz Quad-Core MediaTek MT6739 64-bit processor with PowerVR Rogue GE8100 GPU
  • 3GB RAM, 32GB storage, expandable memory up to 2TB
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat) with HTC Sense UI
  • Dual SIM
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, BSI sensor, 1080p video recording
  • 5MP front-facing camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • Dimensions: 148.5 x 70.8 x 8.2 mm; Weight: 137g
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 & 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS
  • 2730mAh battery

HTC Desire 12+ specifications

  • 6-inch (1440 × 720 pixels) HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display
  • 1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 450 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 506 GPU
  • 3GB RAM, 32GB storage, expandable memory up to 2TB
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo) with HTC Sense UI
  • Dual SIM
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, BSI sensor, secondary 2MP camera, 1080p video recording
  • 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, BSI sensor, LED flash
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 158.2 x 76.6 x 8.4 mm; Weight: 157.5g
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 & 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS
  • 2965mAh battery

The HTC Desire 12 and Desire 12+ come in Cool Black and Warm Silver colors in Indi, are priced at Rs. 15800 and Rs. 19790, respectively, will be available for pre-order through HTC eStore from tomorrow, June 7th and will be available through online and offline from June 11th. Wonder if anyone would get these when there are several smartphones with better specifications at cheaper rates.


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