HTC Desire 12 and Desire 12+ launched in India for Rs 15,800 and Rs 19,790 respectively

HTC Desire 12+

HTC has finally brought its slick-looking mid-rangers, the HTC Desire 12+, Desire 12 to India today. With the duo already launched two months back, the Indian debut by HTC is to shore up its mid-range portfolio in India. The mid-range segment is noticing some hot looking devices recently with the Moto G6 for example, the HTC Desire 12 duo are just two more.

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With the Desire 12+/12, HTC brings its A-game at least in terms of build quality to the affordable segment. The two handsets boast of a Liquid Surface design we’ve come to love on the U11+. The Desire 12 Plus differs from the 12 in some important aspects. Below is the specs summary.

Desire 12+ & Desire 12 Specifications

The Desire 12+ features a 6.0-inch IPS display with an 18:9 aspect ratio although the resolution is 720 x 1440 pixel resolution. In the driving seat is the Snapdragon 450 chip coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. The handset runs the latest Sense UI baked with Android 8.0 Oreo.

It has a dual-rear camera setup versus a single shooter on the Desire 12. That setup consists of a 3-megapixel BSI primary sensor and 2-megapixel secondary sensor. It also has Bokeh, face recognition, and Panorama. Selfies will be taken care of via an 8MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture. Do note that there’s no fingerprint sensor on any of these two phones. The battery is a 2965mAh juice pack.

The Desire 12 is a slight step down from the Desire 12+. It has a 5.5-inch HD+ panel, a MediaTek MT6739 SoC, and two RAM variants – 2GB+ 16GB, 3GB + 32GB. On the camera front, the Desire 12 has just a 13MP sensor while the front shooter is of 5MP capacity. This one has a 2,730mAh battery.

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As for the price, the Desire 12+ will cost Rs 15,800 and the Desire 12 can be yours for a starting price of Rs 19,790. Do you think the pricing of these two handsets is justified by its specifications? Let us know in the comments section below. 

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