New Budget Samsung Galaxy M12 Phone Announced

Priced at £159, the phone will be available in the UK from April 30

Samsung has announced the launch of its latest budget phone – the Samsung Galaxy M12.

The Samsung Galaxy M12 is powered by an Octa-core 2.0GHz processor and features a 6.5-inch HD+ screen with a 90Hz refresh rate.  Impressive for a ‘budget’ phone, the M12 includes a quad-camera set-up on the rear with a 48MP main camera, a 5MP ultra-wide lens, a 2MP macro lens and a 2MP depth sensor.

A 5000mAh battery powers the phone and it supports 15W fast charging.  Colours are confirmed as Black, Light Blue and Green.

Samsung Galaxy M12 in different colours

Samsung UK and Ireland corporate vice president Conor Pierce said: “Since its launch in 2019, the Samsung Galaxy M series has been designed to keep customers’ needs at the core.”

“The newest addition to this series, Samsung Galaxy M12, is packed with exceptional features, including the incredible 5000mAh battery coupled with adaptive fast charging technology to deliver extended battery life. The Samsung Galaxy M12 will truly set the benchmark for a powerful experience in this price bracket.”

Here’s the full M12 specification:

DisplaySize6.5″ HD+ TFT (90Hz)
Resolution720 x 1600 (HD+)
DisplayInfinity V-Cut
CameraRear48MP (Wide) / 5MP (Ultra Wide) / 2MP (Macro) / 2MP (Depth)
Front8MP (F2.2)
ProcessorExynos 850
(Octa Core 2.0GHz)
MemoryRAM 4 GB
Micro SD[2]1 TB
BatteryCapacity (Typical)5,000mAh[1]
(Adaptive Fast charging)
Dimension164 x 75.9 x 9.7 / 212g
OthersSide-Mounted Fingerprint, USB Type-C port

The smartphone will be available to buy exclusively from Amazon and Samsung’s website from April 30 for £159.

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