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The Samsung Galaxy A12 has a fluid minimalistic design and is fitted with a large 6.5 inch Infinity-V display that gives you more room to play. It has a comforable feel in the hand thanks to its refined curves. It's design, features and price make it one of the best budget smartphones available.

Samsung A12 Price in South Africa

How much is the Samsung A12?

On release, the initial Samsung Galaxy A12 price was a reasonable R3,500. As you can see above, the price of the Samsung A12 has since gone down. The current Samsung A12 price in South Africa is between R2,700 and R3400. The Samsung A12 price you'll pay will depend on where you buy it and whether you're getting a Dual SIM or single sim version of the phone.

Explore the versions of the Samsung A12 listed above to see all the stores that sell the device and get to compare prices from all the Samsung A12 stores in one place. We often features stores such as Pep Cell, Jet, Vodacom, MTN, Game, Edgars, Takealot, Telkom, Ackermans, Mr. Price and more to ensure that you get the best price in South Africa.

Samsung A12 Features

Dual Messenger

The dual messenger feature allows you to use two separate accounts for the same app. For example, say you have 2 seperate Facebook accounts — you can duplicate the Facebook app and log into another Facebook account using different credentials. This feature could allow you to separe your work accounts from your personal ones.

Side Key Double-Press Custom Operation

By default, you can double press the power button on the side of the Samsung Galaxy A12 to launch the camera. In the settings, you can also program the side-key to open any app you want when it is double pressed.

Button or Swipe Gesture Navigation

On the Samsung A12, you get the option to customize the way you navigate around your phone. There's the traditional 3-button navigation system with the back, menu and options buttons. 3-button navigation also gives you the options to re-arrange the on-screen buttons as you like.. You also have the option to navigate your phone using swipe navigations; swiping up from the botton to close or switch apps, and swiping in from the sides to go back.

One-Handed Mode

This A12 feature allows you to scale down the display size for easier control of your phone with just one hand. Modern phones have grown in physical size, and in some situations you only have one free hand — one-hand mode comes in handy during those situations.

Split-Screen View or Multi Window Mode

If you want to view two applications side-by-side, you can make use of split-screen view. To view 2 apps at once, bring up the recent/open apps window, press and hold the app icon, then click "open in split screen" view.

Samsung Knox

Samsung Knox is a features that gives you mult-layered security and defends your most sensitive information from malicious threats and malware. Knox is deeply embedded into the device, built into the phone's hardware and software from the start.

Samsung A12 Specs

samsung a12 specs


Announced24 November 2020
Release Date21 December 2020
Network4G, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps speeds
Dimensions164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm
Weight205 g
BuildGlass front, plastic back, plastic frame
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display6.5 inches (~82.1% screen-to-body ratio)
720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi density)
PLS IPS
CPUOcta-core (4x2.35 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
ChipsetMediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
GPUPowerVR GE8320
Operating SystemAndroid 10
Memory64GB storage, 4GB RAM
microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Rear Cameras

48 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), AF
5 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide)
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)

LED flash, panorama, HDR
1080p@30fps video

Front Camera8 MP, f/2.2
1080p@30fps video
SoundLoudspeaker, 3.5mm jack
CommsWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC
FM Radio, RDS
USB Type-C 2.0
Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer
BatteryLi-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
Fast charging 15W
ColoursBlack, White, Blue, Red
BenchmarksAnTuTu: 107189 (v8)
GeekBench: 1034 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 5fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
-30.4 LUFS Loudspeaker