Oppo A12e

Oppo A12e is a nice upgrade to the base model A series smartphones sold by the popular Chinese brand, which gets a new design and basic internals.

Oppo A12e

Oppo A12e

Editor Rating

The Oppo A12e is a budget-friendly smartphone with a large 6.2-inch HD+ display and a waterdrop notch for the front-facing camera. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor paired with 3GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, which can be expanded via a microSD card. The phone features a dual-camera setup on the back, including a 13MP main camera and a 2MP depth sensor, while the front camera has a 5MP resolution. It is equipped with a 4,230mAh battery and runs on ColorOS 6.1 based on Android 9. The Oppo A12e also has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for added security.


Bottom Line

Oppo A12e is a simple and reliable smartphone that features a decent display, a reliable processor, barely usable cameras and a small and slow-charging battery.


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Basic Details
Form Factor Bar
Year 2020
Announced Date Friday April 3, 2020
Released Date Thursday April 16, 2020
Warranty 1 Year
Versions CPH1853
Variants 3GB/64GB,
Network & Connectivity
SIM Slots Dual
SIM Size Nano-SIM
Network 2G, 3G, 4G
Network Technology GSM, HSPA, LTE
Network Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
2G Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 38, 40, 41
5G Bands
Extra Network
WiFi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
Connectivity Features FM Radio
MicroUSB 2.0
Body & Design
Height 156.2 mm
Width 75.6 mm
Thickness 8.2 mm
Weight 168 g
IP Rating
Colours Red, Dark Purple
Body Features Glass Front
Plastic Back
Plastic Frame
Screen & Display
Display Type IPS LCD
Resolution 720 x 1520 pixels
Screen Size 6.2 inches
Screen To Body Ratio 81.2
Ppi 271
Refresh Rate 60Hz
Aspect Ratio 19:9
Touchscreen Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-Touch
Bezel-less Display Yes, with Tear Drop Display
Screen Protection
Display Features
Hardware & Performance
Chipset Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 (14 nm)
Processor Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
Graphics Adreno 506
Storage 64GB
Storage Features eMMC 5.1
Card Slot Yes, MicroSDXC
Camera & Multimedia
Rear Camera 13 MP, f/2.2
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Rear Camera Video 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 8 MP, f/2.2
Front Camera Video 1080p@30fps
Camera Features LED Flash
Speakers Yes, with Mono Speaker
Multimedia Features
Battery & Charging
Battery Type Li-Ion (Lithium-ion)
Battery Capacity 4230 mAh
Charging Port Micro-USB
Charging Speed 10W
Fast Charging
Wireless Charging
Reverse Charging
Reverse Wireless Charging
OS & Software
Operating System Android OS
OS Version Android 8
Custom UI ColorOS
Custom UI Version 5.1
Sensors & Features
Sensors Accelerometer
Magnetometer / Compass

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