Review of HTC Desire 12. Thorough explanation of the pros and cons of its functions and specifications/performances

Created date: 09/30/2018, 14:36:26, Updated date: 04/15/2020, 12:37:22

We've conducted a detailed review of the HTC Desire 12, looking into its battery, how easy it is to use the camera, and whether the CPU performance is high or low. Not only that, but we've also evaluated how portable and easy to hold it is, as well as how nice the display is.

HTC Desire 12's features, performance, reviews

HTC Desire 12's size

The HTC Desire 12 has a width of 2.8 inches (70.8 mm), a length of 5.8 inches (148.5 mm), and a thickness of 0.3 inches (8.2 mm). It might be possible to operate it with one hand, but depending on the person it might feel big. In addition, the weight of the HTC Desire 12 is about 137 oz (137 g). Even if you are operating it with one hand it feels almost weightless. However, depending on the person, you may feel tired after using it for a while.

Assessing the overall ease of holding the HTC Desire 12, it has some difficulties but if you use it based on its strengths and weaknesses it will not cause many issues.

HTC Desire 12's CPU specs

With the 1.3GHz×4(Quad core) for processing power, the HTC Desire 12 has relatively high performance. Among all smartphones released to date, its performance is positioned between high level and middle class, but you won't feel any stress using most apps. For lighter 3D games you will almost always be able to play without complaint. And for 2D gaming you will probably feel hardly any stress.

With 3GB of RAM, the HTC Desire 12 has a sufficient amount. Very occasional cases of insufficient RAM do occur, but with this sort of amount of RAM, it will rarely be the cause of feeling any stress.

Evaluating the overall speed of operation of the HTC Desire 12, it is a mid-range smartphone, and in everyday use operation doesn't feel very jumpy or jerky, but to enjoy games, movies and the like a grade higher smartphone is recommended.

HTC Desire 12's storage size

The data storage capacity of the HTC Desire 12 is 32GB, and while it is enough for taking photos, it might feel insufficient for those who often shoot videos or who install many games.

The HTC Desire 12 is compatible with SD cards, so it is possible to increase the capacity easily. Therefore, you probably do not need to be concerned with the storage capacity.

HTC Desire 12's screen

HTC Desire 12 has a 5.5 inch display. It is fairly large and has a good presence. Photos, videos, and games will really enjoy this screen estate. It is also suited for productivity use such as creating a business document.

HTC Desire 12 has a mid-range screen. It is OK for normal use, but if you want to enjoy photos, videos, or games at their best, you may feel dissatisfied.

HTC Desire 12's camera specs

HTC Desire 12 has a 13 MP main camera, which can take very high-resolution photos and videos. While you might feel a little dissatisfied when you need better resolution for landscape photography or want to print high-definition photographs, you will be satisfied most of the time.

Also, HTC Desire 12 has an 5 MP front camera, which is an average figure for a smartphone camera. It is good enough for taking selfies, but you may be a little dissatisfied when you need to take a group photo or print your photos.

HTC Desire 12's battery performance

The battery performance of the HTC Desire 12 is 2730 mAh, so it has a relatively large capacity. Compared to other smartphones, the battery life of the HTC Desire 12 is good. At this amount, you will not feel stressed even if you are on the internet and Twitter for a long time. Even when playing a game or watching a movie on the go, you can do so comfortably without needing to be conscious of the battery. However, some caution is necessary when watching movies or playing games for too long.

HTC Desire 12's general rating

The HTC Desire 12 is a relatively capable smartphone. If used as the main smartphone, it may be somewhat inconvenient for everyday use, but it is at a generally acceptable level.

Advantages and disadvantages of HTC Desire 12

Advantages of HTC Desire 12

  • It is lightweight.
  • The display is very large, so it is perfect for watching videos or playing games.

Disadvantages of HTC Desire 12

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HTC Desire 12's specs

HTC Desire 12
ImageHTC Desire 12
MakerHTC
Release date5, 2018
ColorCool Black/Warm Silver
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)2.8 inches (70.8 mm) x 5.8 inches (148.5 mm) x 0.3 inches (8.2 mm)
Weight137 oz (137 g)
Display size5.5 inch
Display typeIPS LCD
Screen resolution (width x height)720 x 1440
Pixel density292 ppi
Battery capacity2730 mAh
ChipsetMediatek MT6739
CPU specs1.3GHz×4(Quad core)
RAM size3GB
Storage size32GB
Rear-camera resolution13 MP
Front-camera resolution5 MP

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