HTC Desire 20 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy A12 – Review, specifications and prices

The new HTC Desire 20 Pro handset has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 48 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor chipset and a battery of 5000 mAh. On other side, the Samsung Galaxy A12 also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature HTC Desire 20 Pro Samsung Galaxy A12
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.5 in (inches) 6.5 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765)
Operating System Android 10 Android 10
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels 720 x 1560 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) 3 GB (gigabytes) or 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes) 32 GB (gigabytes),64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 48/8/2/2 MP 48/5/2/2 MP
Front Camera 24 MP 8 MP
Battery 5000 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The HTC Desire 20 Pro runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.0 GHz Kryo 260 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 260. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2000 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on Android 10 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 is a better chipset processor than the MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765).

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy A12 has a MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765), the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.3 GHz ARM Cortex-A53 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A53. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2300 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on Android 10 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The HTC Desire 20 Pro is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 610 gpu in the interior and the Samsung Galaxy A12 has the PowerVR GE8320,680 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The HTC Desire 20 Pro battery capacity is 5000 mAh, which is the same as Samsung Galaxy A12. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.
The Samsung Galaxy A12 battery include Fast charging and Non-removable.

Screen

The device is using a IPS display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy A12 is featuring a TFT display with 720 x 1560 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

As we can see here, the HTC Desire 20 Pro is the same size as Samsung Galaxy A12 screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

HTC Desire 20 Pro Samsung Galaxy A12
2.5D curved glass screen Capacitive
Capacitive Infinity-V display
Multi-touch Multi-touch

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the HTC Desire 20 Pro is carrying a ram memory of 6 GB (gigabytes) with some features like .

The Samsung Galaxy A12 is coming with a 3 GB (gigabytes) or 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like .
In the basic edition, the HTC Desire 20 Pro gives a 100% more ram memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy A12.

At the more expensive edition, both device present the same ram capacity:6 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The HTC Desire 20 Pro comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the HTC Desire 20 Pro gives a 300% more storage memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy A12.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:128 gigabytes.

Samsung Galaxy A12 gets you or 32 GB (gigabytes) or 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The HTC Desire 20 Pro rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 48/8/2/2 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy A12 rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 48/5/2/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/2.0 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

HTC Desire 20 Pro Samsung Galaxy A12
20-100 mm shooting distance (#3) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3)
Angle of view – 118° (#2) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Autofocus
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Continuous shooting
Autofocus Digital zoom
Continuous shooting Exposure compensation
Digital zoom Face detection
Exposure compensation Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Face detection Geotagging
Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing) HDR
Geotagging ISO settings
HDR Panorama
ISO settings Scene mode
Panorama Secondary rear camera – 2 MP (depth sensing)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Self-timer
Scene mode Third rear camera – 5 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide angle) Touch focus
Self-timer White balance settings
Third rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The HTC Desire 20 Pro comes with a 24 MP in the front.

The Samsung Galaxy A12 has a 8 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

HTC Desire 20 Pro Samsung Galaxy A12
24 MP 8 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.2
Face unlock Face unlock
HDR
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

HTC Desire 20 Pro Samsung Galaxy A12
EDGE EDGE
GPRS HSPA+
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) LTE
LTE Cat 6(51.0/301.5 Mbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The HTC Desire 20 Pro price is $300 and the Samsung Galaxy A12 price tag is $220

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