- Samsung Galaxy M12 will be announced on March 11th in India
- It will be the first budget Samsung phone to feature a 90Hz screen
- It will come with an 8nm chip and 48MP quad cameras
Reports that appeared last week claimed that Samsung will be soon launching the Galaxy M12 smartphone in India. The microsite of the phone is now live on Samsung India’s website and Amazon India. Both listings confirm that the Galaxy M12 will be announced on March 11th in the country.
One of the major highlights of the Galaxy M12 is that it will be arriving the first budget smartphone from Samsung with a 90Hz display. It is also equipped with a large-sized battery and 48-megapixel quad cameras.
Samsung Galaxy M12 key features revealed
The key features of the Samsung Galaxy M12 are mentioned on the landing pages of the above-mentioned sites. The handset has an Infinity-V notch display that offers a 90Hz refresh rate. The back panel of the phone features a square-shaped camera module housing the 48-megapixel Samsung GM2 sensor as the primary camera.
The Galaxy M12 is powered by an 8nm power-efficient chipset. It is backed by a 6,000mAh battery. The bottom edge of the phone has a 3.5mm audio jack, a USB Type-C port, and a loudspeaker grille. The handset also features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.
People who are interested in the smartphone can hit the ‘Notify Me’ button on both sites to know more about the M12. Apart from the blue variant shown in the promo pages, the handset may arrive in other colour variants.
Samsung Galaxy M12 specifications and features
Since the Galaxy M12 has already gone official internationally, we already know its specs. The only difference in the India variant at the moment seems to be the inclusion of a 90Hz refresh rate. The Galaxy M12 features 6.5-inch LCD display with HD+ resolution. It is driven by the Exynos 850 chipset, which also fuels the Galaxy A21s. Its RAM variants are 3GB / 4GB / 6GB and storage options include 32GB / 64GB / 128GB. The phone runs One UI-based on Android 11 and it comes with a microSD card slot for additional storage.
The 6,000mAh battery of the Galaxy M12 is coupled with 15W charging. For selfies, it has an 8-megapixel front camera. The quad-camera setup of the M12 has a 48-megapixel main camera, a 5-megapixel ultra-wide lens with a 123-degree FOV, a 2-megapixel macro camera, and a 2-megapixel depth assist lens.
Samsung Galaxy M12 price in India (rumoured)
The Galaxy M12 is speculated to cost around Rs 12,000. This could make it among the most affordable 90Hz display phones in the country.