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HTC Desire 12 Plus – Full Specification Review and Price

HTC Desire 12 Plus is now officially the advanced version of the HTC Desire 12. This is coming after HTC’s CEO Chia-Lin Chang resigned last month after the company had a rough 2017.

The 12 Plus looks exactly like the Desire 12 with little upgrades internally and externally. It now houses a Qualcomm’s snapdragon chip instead of the Mediatek chip in its predecessor with a bigger display screen. Want to know more? Stay with me.


HTC Desire 12 Plus

No changes here, it sports an Aluminium Alloy overall unibody with sleek finishing touches. There’s a fingerprint scanner at the rear. The dual rear camera is at the top left corner with the LED flash right beside it, only the HTC logo is visible at the middle.

Two antenna lines are at the top and bottom corner which adds to the beauty of the device. Furthermore, it measures 8.4 mm slim by the sides and weighs just 155g. Looks bigger than its predecessor and is also available in Black, Silver and Gold colors.


HTC Desire 12 Plus

It flows with the current trend, coming bezel-less with no navigation buttons at the bottom bezel. Dishing out an 18:9 aspect ratio and stretching up to 76.5% screen to body ratio. Sports minimal narrow bezels as well, while the top houses the selfie camera, speaker grille and ambient light sensor.

The bigger 5.99-inch HD+ IPS, LCD Capacitive touchscreen displays like a budget smartphone. Boasting of 1440 x 720 pixels in resolution with just 268 pixel per inch density. Nevertheless, it has a Blue Light filter, full lamination technology and curved glass on top which offers scratch resistant.

Hardware and Software

Under the hood is a much faster Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SDM450 chip with 64-bit CPU architecture. Has an octa-core processor as well which reaches a maximum speed of 1.8 GHz. Handling graphics, is the Qualcomm Adreno 506 graphics processor with 28nm process technology.

The Desire 12 Plus is ready for multitasking with 3GB RAM space available, reaching a memory speed of over 1 GHz. There’s 32GB available internal storage space to store up files, but you can upgrade up to 400GB if you want. Simply insert a memory card in the SIM slot 2 to upgrade further. The Desire 12 Plus runs on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box.


At the rear, a sharp dual 13MP + 2MP camera is always ready to capture 4K resolution images. It comes with a LED flash and other quality features to capture photographs with 4163 x 3122 pixels in dimension. Record videos of 1080 pixels at 30 frames per second and take stunning selfies with the 8MP selfie camera.


Powering the HTC Desire 12 Plus is a 2965mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery with fast charging technology. With the fast charging feature, it shouldn’t take more than 1.8 hours to fully charge up the battery from 0% to 100%.


HTC Desire 12 Plus Full Technical Specifications


Device Type Smartphone
Model HTC Desire 12 Plus
Announced February, 2018
Released March, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores from March


2G Network Yes
3G Network Yes
4G Network Yes
SIM Type

Nano + Nano

SIM Count Dual SIM


Type Aluminium Alloy
Dimensions 158.2 x 76.5 x 8.4 mm
Weight 155g
Protection Yes
Colours Black, Silver, Gold


Display Type HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.99-inch
Resolution 1440 x 720 Pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 269ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 76.5%
Touch Screen Yes
Protection 2.5D Curved Glass
Features Multi-touch, Blue Light Filter, Full Lamination, Scratch Resistant
Secondary Display No


13MP + 2MP
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
ISO settings 
Scene mode 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Yes, LED flash


Android 8.0 Oreo
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes


Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SDM450
CPU Octa-core 1.8GHz
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 506
Internal Storage 32GB
Yes, up to 400GB

Fingerprint (Rear)
Ambient Light sensor

Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key


Infrared No
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, microUSB
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Facial Recognition No


Battery Type Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2965mAh
Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging Yes
Talk Time
Music Play


Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones


Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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What is HTC Desire 12 Plus Price and Availability Status?

The HTC Desire 12 Plus will be available on Shopping stores from March starting from $199 (N60,000) to $249 (N80,000). Click on the links below to view the latest HTC Desire 12 Plus price & availability.

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3 thoughts on “HTC Desire 12 Plus – Full Specification Review and Price”

  1. The device is cool, and N60, 000 is not bad for the phone. but the only thing HTC need to improve on is the battery aspect, a lot need to be done on that. Asides from that, I like the brand.


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