Samsung has released official information about the Galaxy M12 smartphone, about which leaks have become more frequent in recent days.
The Galaxy M12 has appeared on the Vietnamese Samsung website with detailed descriptions, specifications and images. The only thing that has not yet been reported is the price. As expected, the main feature of the Galaxy M12 is its battery.
The capacity is indeed 6000 mAh. Just to understand the scale, two iPhones 12 Pro smartphones will have less total battery capacity. The battery supports 15W fast charging. The claimed battery life is 58 hours of talk time (4G LTE), 24 hours of Internet browsing (4G LTE or Wi-Fi), 23 hours of video playback and 110 hours of music playback.
Samsung Galaxy M12 has a 6.5-inch HD + screen (1600 x 720 pixels), an 8-megapixel front camera in a waterdrop notch, a quadruple main camera (48 megapixels, 5 megapixels, 2 and 2 megapixels), a fingerprint scanner on the side, 3, 4 or 6 GB of RAM, 32, 64 or 128 GB of internal flash memory.
The smartphone runs the Android 11 operating system with One UI 3. It supports work with two SIM cards and a memory card at the same time, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi (802.11 b / g / n), Bluetooth 5, GPS and GLONASS, there is a USB port Type-C and 3.5mm audio jack. Dimensions are 164 x 75.9 x 9.7 mm and weighs 221 g.
Samsung Galaxy M12 specifications
- 6.5-inch (720×1600 pixels) HD+ Infinity-V display
- Exynos 850 Octa-Core (2GHz Quad + 2GHz Quad) 8nm processor with Mali-G52
- 3GB / 4GB / 6GB RAM with 32GB / 64GB / 128GB internal storage, Micro SD slot (Up to 1TB)
- Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
- Android 11 with OneUI 3
- 48MP camera with f/2.0 aperture, 5MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP depth and 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture
- 8MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture
- Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
- 3.5mm audio jack
- Dimensions:164.0 x 75.9 x 9.7mm; Weight: 221g
- 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
- 6,000mAh (typical) battery with 15W Fast Charging
IDC: The smartphone market has returned to growth
Experts of the analytical company IDC summed up the results of the fourth quarter of 2020 and the whole year in general on the smartphone market. As stated in the corresponding report, the smartphone market returned to growth. Sales in the fourth quarter of 2020 were 385.9 million units, which is 4.3% more than smartphones sold in the fourth quarter of 2019. At the same time, for the entire 2020, smartphones were sold 5.9% less than in 2019.
At the end of the fourth quarter of 2020, Apple was named the market leader. It was able to increase sales in annual terms, that is, compared to the same quarter of the previous year, by 22.2% – from 73.8 to 90.1 million devices. This led to an increase in Apple’s share from 19.9% to 23.4%. The second place is occupied by Samsung, which in annual terms increased sales by 6.2%, as a result of which its share increased from 18.8% to 19.1%. The third-place belongs to Xiaomi. Its share increased from 8.9% to 11.2%. The top five also include Oppo and Huawei. Also, The share of Oppo increased from 8.3% to 8.8%. The share of Huawei decreased from 15.2% to 8.4%.
As for 2020 as a whole, Samsung remained the leader with 20.6% of the market. Apple is in second place with 15.9%. The share of Huawei, which is in third place at the end of 2020, is 14.6%. The fourth-place belongs to Xiaomi, whose share is 11.4%, the fifth – to Vivo, whose share is 8.6%. In 2019, Samsung’s share was 21.6%, Apple’s 13.9%. Huawei – 17.5%, Xiaomi – 9.2%, Vivo – 8.0%.