OPPO A12 Full Review | A Budget Smartphone? | Price, Specs

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“The OPPO A12 powered by MediaTek Helio P35, 4,230mAh battery and more”

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The OPPO comes with a 6.22-inch HD+ display and MediaTek Helio P35 SoC.
  • The device is available in two different color options including Black and Blue color options.

OPPO A12 Review

Design and Display

OPPO launched its budget smartphone called OPPO A12. It is launched in Indonesia, the device has a cool design with a diamond cut and dual rear camera on the back and a waterdrop notch to accommodate selfie camera. 

The OPPO A12 offers a 6.22-inch HD+ display with 720 x 1520 pixels, a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for security and protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 layer. It measures 155.9 x 75.5 x 8.3 mm and weighs 165 grams. The handset ships in Blue and Black colors.



Performance

The device is powered by a MediaTek Helio P35 SoC coupled with PowerVR GE8320 GPU. There is a 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage that can expandable via a microSD card slot. The OPPO A12 runs on Android 9.0 Pie with custom ColorOS 6.1 out of the box, which is quite dated now. 

OPPO A12 Price in India

Camera

Coming to the camera department, the OPPO A12 packs with dual cameras, a 13MP primary and a 2MP secondary sensor. It supports 6x digital zoom, portrait mode, AR stickers, professional mode, panorama, and timelapse and capable to record 1080p videos. There is a 5MP camera for selfie and video calls.

Battery

The device is equipped with a 4,300mAh battery. 

Connectivity

Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, and a 3.5mm audio jack. 



OPPO A12 price

The price of OPPO A12 starts at IDR 2,499 (around Rs 12,300), but right now the device is selling at IDR 2,399 during the first flash sale in Indonesia.

Geek Review

Coming to our opinion about this OPPO A12, The phone comes with good specs like dual camera setup, 4GB+64GB storage option and more, but while coming to the price which is around Rs.12000 is not compatible according to the specs they offer. There are other smartphones too in this price segment and offering good value of money like Redmi Note 9, Realme 5S and more. 

There is no official information about the launch date of Oppo A12 in India. So we have to wait to see at what price point OPPO launch this smartphone. 

OPPO A12 specifications

General 
AnnouncedJune 10, 2020 (Expected)
BrandOPPO
ModelA12
Operating SystemAndroid v9.0 (Pie)
Custom UIColorOS
SIM SizeSIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano
Network 4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available
Price~Rs. 11,999

Display 
Screen Size6.22 inches (15.8 cm)
Screen Resolution720 x 1520 pixels
Pixel Density276 PPI
Dimension155.9 x 75.5 x 8.3 mm (6.14 x 2.97 x 0.33 in)
Display TypeIPS LCD
Screen ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass v3
Touch ScreenCapacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch, 16M colors
Weight165 grams
ColorsBlack, Blue
Aspect Ratio19.5:9 Ratio
Screen to Body Ratio 89 %



Performance 
ChipsetMediatek MT6765 Helio P35
Process Technology: (nm)12nm
CPUOcta-core (4x2.35 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
Architecture64 bit
GPUowerVR GE8320
RAM4GB

Storage 
Internal Memory4GB + 64GB RAM
Expandable MemoryUp to 256 GB
OTG SupportYes
Storage TechnologyeMMC 5.1

Main Camera 
Camera SetupDual Camera Setup
Resolution13 MP F/2.2
2 MP F/2.4
Sensor---
AutofocusYes
Features6x digital zoom, portrait mode, AR stickers, professional mode
FlashLED Flash
Image Resolution4128 x 3096 Pixels
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Video Recording[email protected]

Front Camera 
Camera SetupSingle
Resolution5 MP F/2.4
HDRYes
Video Recording [email protected]

Battery 
Capacity4230 mAh
USBmicroUSB 2.0



Network and Connectivity 
SIM SizeSIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
Network Support4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
VoLTEYes
SIM 14G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS: Available
EDGE: Available
SIM 24G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS: Available
EDGE: Available
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
FeaturesMobile Hotspot
Bluetoothv5.0
GPSwith A-GPS, Glonass, BDS
NFCNo

Multimedia 
Audio Jack3.5 mm
FM RadioYes
LoudspeakerYes

Special Features 
Fingerprint Sensorrear-mounted
Other SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

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