Samsung Galaxy M12

Updated: 25th May 2021
  • Display

    6.5 inches
  • Processor

    Exynos 850 (8nm)
  • Ram

  • Storage

    64 GB
  • Front Camera

    8 MP (f/2.2 wide)
  • Primary Camera

    48 MP (f/2.0 rear) + 5 MP (f/2.2, ultrawide) + 2 MP (f/2.4, macro) + 2 MP (f/2.4, depth) Quad Cameras with LED Flash
  • Battery

    Li-Po 6000 mAh, non-removable

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Features that I will have you staring at it for days


  • Pretty good battery life, which lasts longer until your works go on.
  • A stunning design that makes it suitable for any class and age people.
  • Fantastic software, which makes it super fast, reduces your work headache.


  • It doesn't have carrier aggregation or dual-band Wi-Fi and thus lags behind the smartphones in this price segment.
  • It also lacks an HD+ resolution.

Samsung Galaxy M12 is one another by Samsung, which comes with the elegant design of a display of 6.5 – inches, with mate colours making it hard to resist looking at them. Its features, battery life, and cameras make it a superb creation by the company. Even with all these features, it comes in your budget and is best for your daily use to high-quality performance. For me, a phone like this, having such unique features with fair prices, is an incredible opportunity to grab, which you can't afford to miss.

Samsung Galaxy M12 price in india starts from 10999. This Mobile is a decent phone with Exynos 850 (8nm) Processor, 3GB of RAM, and 64 GB of Storage.

Design and Display

Samsung Galaxy M12 has a screen size of 6.5 inches and weighs approximately 221 g. This mobiles runs on Android OS, v11 and has decent resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels.


Samsung Galaxy M12 runs on Exynos 850 (8nm) Processor and it has Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55) CPU and Mali-G52 GPU.


In terms of camera, this model comes up with rear camera of 48 MP (f/2.0 rear) + 5 MP (f/2.2, ultrawide) + 2 MP (f/2.4, macro) + 2 MP (f/2.4, depth) Quad Cameras with LED Flash and front camera of 8 MP (f/2.2 wide). Other camera features include Panorama, HDR.

Network and connectivity

In connectivity, this model includes Call Records, Messaging, Phonebook, Games, Edge, GPRS, Face Unlock. Different network support available for the 2g: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz, 3g: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz, 4g: Dual VoLTE.

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Samsung Galaxy M12 Fingerprint Sensor

Samsung Galaxy M12 has a genius fingerprint sensor that unlocks your phone within half a second.

The fingerprint sensor also has a face recognition feature that has the potential to make your phone safe against any external threats.

Its sensors, fingerprint scanner, and face scanner are high-speed, authentic, and simple to set and use.

This time in Samsung Galaxy M12, Samsung has offered a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, merging it with the power button to save space and give it a more professional look, which isn't seen in any other phone in this price range.


This phone has a swift unlocking feature

Samsung Galaxy M12 Card Slot

Samsung Galaxy M12 has a SIM tray with three slots for dual SIMs and a memory card, which is planned such that it nearly disappears into the body of the phone.  Two of these slots support 4G network and VoLTE.  The third Slot is for a memory card that can be used to expand the storage to 1TB, which can store all your files, photos, and videos.


The phone has a dual SIM portal and offers to augment storage

Samsung Galaxy M12 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy M12 has Bluetooth 5.0, with Wi-Fi, a direct hotspot for better connectivity. It has ordinary sensors like grip sensor, virtual light sensing, virtual proximity sensing, accelerometer, and many other sensors are provided.

Samsung Galaxy M12 UI

The Samsung Galaxy M12 runs on the advanced Android 11 and One 3.1 UI, which makes it super fast, and placid. It has decent features such as Galaxy Buds Live, Galaxy Fit e, Galaxy Watch, Gear S3, Gear IconX, Gear Fit2 Pro, and Gear Sport.

By providing all these features Samsung Galaxy M12 has tried to present an all rounder phone which can be used to handle your workout session, your fitness regime, and help you out with its smart assistance.


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Its octacore processor One 31 UI and Android 11 power the operation and delivers superfast performance

Samsung Galaxy M12 Camera

This handset by Samsung has real quad cameras with a primary camera of 64MP. It has four lenses with individual strengths, like a vast and ultra-wide-angle and macro lens.

Its primary camera is 64MP and focuses on the whole landscape, taking full photos of your scenery. Its other cameras, the second one, are of 5MP wide-angle camera, a third of 2MP with ultra-wide-angle, and a 2MP camera with a macro lens.

They can capture your image in daylight, artificial light as well as in night light with 10x digital zoom.

Its rear camera is 8MP with autofocus and offers the best selfie experience.

Although its cameras are good, the phone lacks many features which other companies are offering. It only has few filters to offer, average camera quality and no good night picture quality.

So if you are expecting high-quality pictures at night then you would be disappointed, but we can’t expect much at this price.


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Its cameras are packed in a square box providing the best image and video quality

Samsung Galaxy M12 Design

Samsung Galaxy M12 comes in stunning design, with matte colours of blue, black, and white having smudge-free and dual-tone, fine vertical lines following a plain mate, finish in the backside.

With a 6.5 inch display, the phone looks almost the same as the Samsung Galaxy F12, but it maintains its distinctness with an amazing in-hand feel and comfort.

Samsung Galaxy M12 has fingerprint sensors located on the power button. This gives the user ease of handling.

With Samsung Galaxy M12, the company has tried to take an edge over its competitors such as Realme and Xiaomi which are launching budget smartphones offering premium features in the basic price range, and Samsung did it well.



The phone comes with a sleek yet functionally practical design It is one of the very few goodlooking budget smartphones

Samsung Galaxy M12 Body

The weight of the phone is 221 gm and 9.5 mm, offering a sleek design, and is well balanced and easy to handle in hands.

The weight of the phone is contributed by the heavy battery that is 6,000 mAh, made of lithium and is non – removable, and quickly charges within an hour.

The phone has a USB Type – C standard of USB 2.0 version and an ear jack of usual 3.5 mm.

With its sleek and elegant finish, it grabs the attention, and also its frame colour goes perfectly with its back colour.


The battery has a long life charges quickly in 60 minutes

Features that I will have you staring at it for days

  • Amazingly fast performance

    Its miraculously superfast processor powered by 850 octa-core and 8nm Exynos switches your hectic schedule to a relieved one.

  • Commendable Battery Life

    Your energy may get down, but its amazing battery never gets down with 6,000 mAh battery power and quick 15 W charging via USB – C port.

  • Great Camera Specs

    Its quad-camera box, with a primary camera of 64 MP, the wide-angle camera of 5MP, ultra-wide-angle of 2MP, and macro lens or 2MP, capture high-quality images and videos.

Samsung Galaxy M12 Specifications



    Attractive Black, Elegant Blue, Trendy Emerald Green

    Custom UI

    One UI 3.1

    Device type


    Operating System

    Android OS, v11


    Dual Sim


    Available in India


    Body Material

    Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame


    164 mm


    9.7 mm


    221 g


    75.9 mm


    Aspect Ratio


    Bezel Less Display

    Yes with waterdrop notch

    Form Factor


    Pixel Density

    270 ppi

    Refresh Rate


    Screen resolution

    720 x 1600 pixels

    Screen size

    6.5 inches


    PLS IPS, 90Hz


    Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch



    Exynos 850 (8nm)


    Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)






    Call Records


    Card Slot

    microSDXC (dedicated slot)

    External Storage

    Yes, Up to 1 TB

    Internal Storage

    64 GB






    Camera Features

    Panorama, HDR

    Front Camera

    8 MP (f/2.2 wide)

    Primary camera

    48 MP (f/2.0 rear) + 5 MP (f/2.2, ultrawide) + 2 MP (f/2.4, macro) + 2 MP (f/2.4, depth) Quad Cameras with LED Flash

    Video Recording



    Audio Jack

    Yes, 3.5 mm

    Audio Player

    MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC




    Yes, Stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos

    Video Player

    MP4, H.264, H.263



    Li-Po 6000 mAh, non-removable



    v5.0, A2DP, LE







    GPS Facility





    USB Type-C 2.0


    Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot



    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz


    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz


    Dual VoLTE


    Face Unlock


    Fingerprint Sensor

    Yes, Side Mounted

    Quick Charging

    Fast charging 15W


    accelerometer, proximity

User Review of Samsung Galaxy M12

0 out of 5
0 Ratings &4 Review


Posted on : 28th May 2021


performance of phone is not good -- take more time in charging, touch quality is not good and thickness of mobile is more.


Somveer Ugraweer

Posted on : 4th May 2021

Hanging Issue

I will never purchase Samsung phones. Phone is lagging too much and slow. Waste of hard earning money.


Suresh Sondhi

Posted on : 25th May 2021

not satisfied

only the build quality of this phone is nice. rest didnt like it.



Posted on : 23rd May 2021


Above average performance of this phone, camera is fine

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Samsung Galaxy M12 FAQ

Q. What are different RAM & Storage variants available for Samsung Galaxy M12?

Different variants available for Samsung Galaxy M12 are 4 GB RAM + 64 GB ROM, 6 GB RAM + 128 GB ROM.

Q. Does Samsung Galaxy M12 comes with fingerprint sensor?

Yes, it has fingerprint sensor. One can quickly unlock our phone using this important feature.

Q. What's the battery capacity for Samsung Galaxy M12?

This Phone equips with Li-Po 6000 mAh, non-removable.

Q. What are some of the best alternatives available for Samsung Galaxy M12 in the market?

Best alternatives available for Samsung Galaxy M12 are: Xiaomi Redmi Note 10, Xiaomi Redmi Note 9, Xiaomi Redmi Note 7, OPPO A15s, POCO M3, Realme Narzo 20, Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro, Realme C25s, POCO M2, Micromax IN 1.

Q. What are all available bands for Samsung Galaxy M12 ?

Samsung Galaxy M12 comes up with 2g:GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz, 3g:HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz, 4g:Dual VoLTE.

Q. What are different color options available for Samsung Galaxy M12 ?

This phones comes in following colors: Attractive Black, Elegant Blue, Trendy Emerald Green.

Q. What's the dimension of Samsung Galaxy M12 ?

Dimension of Samsung Galaxy M12 is 164 mm X 75.9 mm X 9.7 mm.

Q. Does Samsung Galaxy M12 has 3.5 mm jack?

Phone having a 3.5mm jack helps to connect to multiple external devices such as headphone, speakers. Samsung Galaxy M12 has headphone jack.

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