OPPO A12: The Best Budget Phone In Town


OPPO A12 has been launched in India as the company’s latest entry-level smartphone. The new model comes in two different storage options with up to 4GB RAM and with a dual rear camera setup. The OPPO A12 also flaunts a 3D Diamond Blaze Design to offer a distinct look and feel to customers. OPPO has also provided a waterdrop-style display notch as well as preloaded AI Beautification mode and Soloop Smart Video Editor. The OPPO A12 also comes with camera features including Portrait Styles and Dazzle Colour Mode.

The OPPO A12 price in India has been set at Rs. 9,990 for the base 3GB RAM + 32GB storage option, whereas its 4GB RAM + 64GB storage model carries a price tag of Rs. 11,490. The phone comes in Blue and Black colour options. Furthermore, it will be available starting June 10. Launch options on the OPPO A12 include a five percent cashback on Bank of Baroda credit card EMI and Federal Bank debit card EMI options. Customers purchasing the phone until June 21 will also get six months of extended warranty. There will also be no-cost EMI options for up to six months on major credit and debit card transactions. Besides, there will be EMI options available from Bajaj Finserv, IDFC First Bank, Home Credit, HDB Financial Services, and ICICI Bank.

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The dual-SIM (Nano) OPPO A12 runs Android 9 Pie with ColorOS 6.1 on top and features a 6.22-inch HD+ (720×1520 pixels) TFT display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The phone is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P35 SoC, coupled with up to 4GB of RAM. For photos and videos, the OPPO A12 has the dual rear camera setup that houses a 13-megapixel primary sensor with an f/2.2 lens and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. The AI-enabled powerful 13MP main camera captures high-resolution images with clarity. It also supports 6x digital zoom and burst mode. The 2MP depth camera comes enabled with a hardware-based Portrait Bokeh effect to create quality visual content, and suits the evolving consumer taste for portrait shots.

OPPO has provided up to 64GB of onboard storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB) through a dedicated slot. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, and a Micro-USB port. There is a fingerprint sensor at the back.

The OPPO A12 phone packs a 4,230mAh battery that is touted to deliver up to 17 hours of online video streaming on a single charge. Besides, the phone measures 155.9×75.5×8.3mm and weighs 165 grams.