Considering the tough competition in the present smartphone sector, it becomes a bit difficult to stand ahead of the competition with the basic level specifications. Almost all the manufacturers including HTC are in a battle to introduce a smartphone with all those flagship-like specifications at an affordable price tag. With that intention, HTC announced all new HTC Desire 12s in Dubai. Earlier, we have seen HTC Desire 12 and HTC Desire 12+, mid-range handsets with impressive specifications. Ahead of the HTC Desire 12s release date, the company’s another notable handset was HTC U12 Life that was introduced in an affordable bracket. Now, the company adding a new smartphone to the Desire series, HTC Desire 12s. Here, we will go through the HTC Desire 12s review including its design, specifications, and price.
The latest offering from the Taiwanese company is HTC Desire 12s. This mid-range handset features 5.7-inches display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. It offers similar design as the HTC Desire 12 with the HD + panel, slim bezels around the sides. Joining the smartphones with a punch hole design, the HTC Desire 12s in Dubai offers punch hole display for the selfie camera. On the rear end, there is a single camera set up along with the fingerprint scanner located at the center.
As far as the hardware HTC Desire 12s Specs, it is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 SoC coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. This storage can be expanded further for up to 256GB using the microSD slot. Furthermore, the processor is coupled with Adreno 505 GPU that is capable enough to handle graphical tasks with ease. The processor along with the storage options would be enough to manage to multitask. Talking about the software, while HTC Desire 12 runs on Android 8.0 Oreo, the latest HTC smartphone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with HTC Sense UI layered on the top. So, you shouldn’t be worried about the performance as the HTC Desire 12s renders all those necessary internals necessary to render impressive performance.
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Coming to the imaging department, HTC opted to stick on to the single rear camera instead of two. The device gets a 13MP sensor both on the front and rear end accompanied by an LED flash. They differ in terms of aperture size, the rear camera sensor includes an aperture size of f/2.2 and PDAF, and the front sensor has an aperture of f/2.4. The presence of LED flash will definitely help you out to get bright and clear images even in the dim light conditions. The camera sensor at the rear end is centered along with a slight bump and extends towards the left. On the bottom end, there exists a fingerprint scanner along with a two-tone finish which adds up lined texture to the bottom end of the device. Well! It doesn’t look bad but seems quite strange. Additionally, the device comes in with support of 3075mAh battery that will definitely render a day of battery life despite moderate usage. Other connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.2, microUSB, GPS, dual-SIM support.
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As for the pricing, the HTC Desire 12s price is nearly equal to AED 826 for the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant. The base variant with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage is priced at AED 712. It is available in different attractive color shades including Clear Silver, Personality Black, and Bloom Red. And talking about its availability, it seems that currently it is being sold only in Taiwan and likely to be available in other international markets in the near future.
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