HTC® has officially launched their newest addition to HTC Desire series, the HTC Desire 12s, in Saudi Arabia today.

HTC Desire 12s is an affordable but high-quality entry-level smartphones targetted at young consumers. HTC Desire 12s comes with a unique striped dual textured back panel design that gives a flagship smartphone feel due to laser engraving. The laser engraving makes the device aesthetically pleasing and comfortable to hold as well. And due to the 120 laser-engraved lines, both glossy and matte textures can be seen on the back on Desire 12s.

HTC Desire 12s : Full Hardware Specs, Features, Price and Availability

In terms of hardware specs, HTC Desire 12s is in the middle of Desire 12 and Desire 12+ as it comes with Qualcomm MSM8940 Snapdragon 435 processor, Adreno 505 GPU and 5.7-inch HD+ screen with 18:9 aspect ratio. There are two variants of Desire 12s based on the storage - 3GB RAM with 32GB storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB storage.

On the imaging side, it features a 13-megapixel front-facing with LED flash and a 13MP rear camera with Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF). There is a fingerprint sensor provided on the back and the device is powered by a 3075 mAh battery.

Ramit Harisinghani, Head of HTC MEA, said;
HTC has led the mobile world forward with its unlimited creativity and passion for technology over the past 20 years. The release of HTC Desire 12s aims to let even more people enjoy a convenient mobile lifestyle at an affordable price. With the HTC Desire 12s, we created a stylish and lightweight phone that not only feels amazing in your hand but offers the best camera and high-end specs you can get for the price.
The complete list of all hardware specs and features of HTC Desire 12s are given below.

HTC Desire 12s : Full Hardware Specs and Features

- 4G LTE Capability

- Dual SIM Slots

- 5.7-inch HD+ 18:9 LCD screen with 720 x 1440 Pixels Resolution and 282 PPI

- Qualcomm MSM8940 Snapdragon 435 Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 Processor

- Adreno 505 GPU

- 3GB RAM with 32GB Internal Memory

- 4GB RAM with 54GB Internal Memory

- Dedicated microSD Card Slot, Support up to 512 GB

- 13 MP Primary Camera with Autofocus, Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF), ƒ/2.0 aperture, LED flash, HDR

- 1080p Full HD Video Recording

- 13 MP Front-facing Camera with LED Flash

- Android 8.1 Oreo OS

- 3.5mm Jack

- 3075 mAh Non-removable Lithium-ion Battery

- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Hotspot, WiFi Direct

- Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP


- USB 2.0

- Magnetic Compass, Accelerometer, Fingerprint and Proximity Sensors

- 154.2 x 72.7 x 8.3 mm Dimensions

- 150 g

The price of HTC Desire 12s in Saudi Arabia is 699 SAR for 3GB RAM version and it will be available in Charcoal Black and Silver color options from 7th January, 2019. The 4GB RAM version will be available later.