HTC, the Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer has launched two new mid-range smartphones in India. The HTC Desire 12 and Desire 12+ are priced at Rs. 15,800 and Rs. 19,790 respectively. The smartphones will go on sale in India starting Monday, June 11.
HTC Desire 12
In terms of specifications, the HTC Desire 12 features a 5.5-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 720x1440 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9. The smartphone is powered by the MediaTek MT6739 chipset. The device packs in 3GB of RAM coupled with 32GB of onboard storage which is further expandable using a microSD card. The smartphone is backed by a 2,730mAh battery.
On the optics front, the HTC Desire 12 sports a 13-megapixel camera at the back with an f/2.2 aperture. Up front, there is a 5-megapixel selfie shooter with f/2.4 aperture.
HTC Desire 12+
As for the specifications, the HTC Desire 12+ is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor. The smartphone features a larger 6-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 720x1440 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9. Just like the Desire 12, the dual-SIM Desire 12+ also comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The smartphone runs on Android Oreo out of the box. Under the hood, there is a 2,965mAh battery powering up the internals.
In terms of cameras, the Desire 12+ sports a dual-camera setup at the back consisting of a 13-megapixel and a 2-megapixel sensor. Up front, there is an 8-megapixel selfie snapper.
In case these smartphones did not sound impressive for their price points, there are some better options available out there. Here are the Top 3 Alternatives available for the HTC Desire 12 and Desire 12+.
Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1
Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC. The smartphone features a 5.99-inch FullHD+ IPS LCD display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. The Max Pro M1 is available in two variants, 3GB+32GB and 4GB+64GB. The smartphone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box. The dual-SIM handset is available at a starting price of Rs. 10,999.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is one of the best smartphones available in the mid-range category. The smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC. The device packs in 4GB or 6GB of RAM coupled with 64GB of onboard storage. The Redmi Note 5 Pro is available at a starting price of Rs. 14,999.
Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro
If you want a smartphone from a tier one brand, then the Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro can be your pick. The Galaxy J7 Pro is powered by the Exynos 7870 octa-core processor. The smartphone features a 5.5-inch FullHD Super AMOLED display. The Galaxy J7 Pro is currently available with a price tag of Rs. 16,900.