OPPO A12 Full Specs and Price in Nigeria


The Oppo A12 is one of the newest members of the A-series to make into the market. The budget smartphone isn’t really making headline in the industry since launching in India. It has a distant sibling called the “Oppo A12s”, they both have identical specs and features but different body design. Here, we’ll be looking at the Oppo A12 full specs and price.

Oppo A12 Key Specs

  • 6.22″ HD display
  • 3GB/32GB memory
  • MediaTek Helio P35 SoC
  • Octa-core 2.3GHz processor
  • Android 9 Pie (ColorOS 6.1)
  • 13MP + 2MP main camera
  • 5MP selfie camera
  • 4,230 mAh battery capacity



The smartphone body build is made up of plastic with a 3D diamond blaze design. The dual rear camera along with LED flash is arranged horizontally in the top left corner. And just below them, towards the middle is a fingerprint reader for biometric security. Overall, the device’s design is ergonomic with smooth and elegant curves. It weighs just 165 grams which is extremely light and measures 8.3mm in thickness. The Oppo A12 comes in two simple body colour options; Black and Blue.


The Oppo A12 is built around an eye-catching display that measures 6.22-inch and features 720 x 1520 pixels resolution, 19:9 aspect ratio and 270 PPI density. The waterdrop notch display comes with an eye protection system which filters out harmful blue light to prevent eye strain and protect your vision for all-day enjoyment. 

Hardware and Software

Performance-wise, the Oppo smartphone has a MediaTek Helio P35 SoC built on a 12nm process tech. The chip features an eight-core processor with a clock speed of 2.3GHz and a PowerVR GE8320 GPU. Its memory configuration is 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage. Expansion of the storage can be done via the microSD slot for up to 256GB. Despite being a 2020 smartphone, it runs on an outdated Android 9 Pie OS with Oppo’s ColorOS 6.1 UI on top.


The Oppo A12 sports an AI dual rear camera which consists of a 13MP f/2.2 main lens and a 2MP f/2.4 depth lens. The camera system features portrait bokeh, dazzle colour mode, AI beautification which identifies skin type, skin tone, gender and age.

For taking selfies, the phone sports a 5MP f/2.0 camera in the waterdrop notch display. This camera is also responsible for the AI face unlock system which uses Oppo’s advanced facial recognition which uses 128 biometric points to identify you.


The Oppo A12 is well equipped with a non-removable 4,230 mAh battery capacity. It is capable of lasting up to 17 hours watching HD videos or up to 8 hours of gaming.

Oppo A12 Complete Specs


  • Announced: April 2020
  • Status: Available. Released in April 2020

Design [ Build Factor], Display and Colour Options

  • Dimension: Height- 155.9mm * Width- 75.5mm * Thickness- 8.3mm
  • Weight: 165 grams
  • Build Quality: Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
  • Screen Display Type: IPS LCD
  • Screen Size: 6.22″
  • Resolution: 720 x 1520 pixels
  • Aspect Ratio: 19:9
  • Display Protection: Glass
  • Notch: Yes
  • Multi-touch screen: Yes
  • Colour Options: Black, Blue

Operating System and Memory

  • Operating System: Android 9 Pie (ColorOS 6.1)
  • Chipset: MediaTek Helio P35
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • GPU: PowerVR GE8320
  • RAM: 3GB
  • Built-in Storage Capacity: 32GB
  • Card Slot: Yes, up to 256GB

Rear and Front Camera Rating

  • Rear Camera Sensor: 13MP + 2MP
  • Selfie Camera Sensor: 5MP
  • Camera Features: HDR, panorama, LED flash
  • Video Recording: [email protected]

Wireless Network Bands and Connectivity Options

  • Technology: GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • 5G Network Bands: N/A
  • 4G Network Bands: 1, 3, 5, 8, 38, 40, 41
  • 3G Network Bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
  • 2G Network Bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
  • SIM Type: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
  • USB: micro USB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
  • Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • NFC: No

Sound Quality and Multimedia Support

  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Speaker Location: Bottom
  • Sound Enhancement Features: Yes
  • Audio Jack Type: Yes, 3.5mm audio jack
  • Video Support Formats:  H.264 (Baseline / Main / High profile), MPEG4 (Simple profile / ASP) and other video formats
  • Audio Support formats: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC +, MP3, AMR – NB and WB, APE, WAV


  • Battery Capacity: Non-removable Li-Po 4,230 mAh
  • Wireless Charging: NO
  • Fast Charging: N/A


  • Rear-Mounted Fingerprint Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Electronic Compass

OPPO A12 Price and Availability

The Oppo A12 was unveiled in Nigeria on July, 2020 and is priced at N59,900.


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