Announcement. Samsung Galaxy F12 for India, or another confusion

Mobile phone manufacturers continue to make incredible efforts to break the brains of journalists, reviewers and other people writing about smartphones.

So. Samsung Galaxy F12 smartphone announced in India.

The Indian smartphone Samsung Galaxy F12 has the same specifications as the other Indian smartphone Samsung Galaxy M12, but the exterior is slightly different. The colors, the texture of the case are different.

Colors of Indian M12

A number of other countries also sell a smartphone forthe name Samsung Galaxy M12. Which has the same characteristics. But outwardly it is not identical to the Indian Samsung Galaxy M12, but to the Indian Samsung Galaxy F12.

Indian F12 and non-Indian M12 colors

And we also know about the Galaxy F12 that a Samsung GM2 photo sensor is installed there. And for some reason no one says anything about which sensor was installed in the Galaxy M12 ... Maybe the same one. Maybe another ...

Briefly about the characteristics.

The chipset is weak, Exynos 850. About 120 thousand AnTuTu points. The level of modern state employees.

Memory. 4 GB of operational. 64 or 128 GB of constant. The M12 will have more options, by the way.

Screen 6.5 ″ with PLS-matrix. The resolution is low, 720 × 1600 (270 ppi). But the sensor polling rate is above average - 90 Hz.

The battery is very capacious, as much as 6000 mAh. Charging is not very fast, but still a full 15W.

There are many cameras. Front camera 8 MP. Behind the quad camera 48 + 5 + 2 + 2 MP (main module, wide-angle, macro, depth sensor).

No NFC, single-band Wi-Fi. The fingerprint scanner is in its rightful place on the side edge. USB is normal, Type-C.

Prices at the start of sales are humane.₹ 10,999 (₽11,400, $ 150) for version 4 + 64 GB and ₹ 11,999 (₽12,500, $ 164) for 4 + 128 GB (plus an additional 1,000 rupees cashback, according to the official banner). But these are just the prices at the start of sales, and the regular prices will be ₹ 12,999 (₽13,500, $ 177) and ₹ 13,999 (₽14,500, $ 191), respectively. And by the way, exactly ₹ 12,999 (₽13,500, $ 177) is now a Galaxy M12 with the same amount of memory - 4 + 64 GB.

Key features of Samsung Galaxy F12:

Screen PLS, 6.5 ″, 720 × 1600, 270 ppi, 90 Hz, 16M colors, touch, capacitive, multitouch
IronExynos 850
2 GHz, 8 x Cortex-A55, Mali-G52 MP1
Memory RAM 4 GB, ROM 64-128 GB, Micro-SD up to 1 TB, separate slot, LPDDR4X
Mobile Internet LTE
Mobile networksLTE
Battery Li-Ion, 6000 mAh, fast charging 15.00 W
Dimensions164 x 75.9 x 9.7 mm
Weight221 g
Rear Camera: Quad, Flash, Auto Focus

- 48 MP, f / 2.0, Samsung GM2

- 5 MP, wide angle, f / 2.2, 123 °

- 2 MP, macro, f / 2.4

- 2 MP, depth sensor, f / 2.4
front camera: 8 MP, f / 2.2, no flash, no autofocus
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo
OSAndroid 11, OneUI 3.1
SensorsFingerprint scanner (side)
USBType-C v2.0

George Kiselyov