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Karbonn mobiles keep on updating its android mobile categories with new android based smartphone to compete Micromax, Spice and Lava smartphones available in India. This time Karbonn A12, name quite similar to its previous models “A” for Android with modest specs and features changes. Karbonn A12 is a yet another dual-SIM smartphone running on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. The screen size comes with 4.5 inch qHD capacitive touchscreen with good screen resolutions. The processor installed with super fast 1GHz single core processor and spotted with 512MB of RAM.


Karbonn A12 camera quality comes with 5MB rear camera with LED flash, auto focus features, not mentioned any kind of camera snap resolutions and supported image formats JPEG also capable to record video. The 0.3 Mega Pixels front facing camera for 3G video calling. Built in 2.16GB internal storage and 512 MB ROM also expandable upto 32 GB via MicroSD card.

For Internet connectivity, the device has 2G- GPRS, EDGE/3G-HSPA data connection and Wi-Fi, Bluetooth with ASDP and USB connectivity for data transfer using karbonn drivers between PC to mobiles, GPS, Angry birds, Youtube, Facebook are the preloaded apps. The 1800 mAh battery of the handset offers sufficient talk time and standby time to users.

Karbonn A12 key specs:

4.5 inch qHD capacitive touchscreen

1GHz Processor

Android 4.0 ICS

512MB RAM and ROM

32GB expandable via MicroSD card

5MP back camera, 0.3MP front camera

3G, 2G connectivity, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi hotspot, GPS, USB, FM Radio with recording

Dual SIM (GSM+GSM standby)

1800 mAh battery

Black color

Karbonn A12 price:

This smartphone spotted at saholic.com/mobile-phones/karbonn-a12 online store for price of Rs. 7699 (14% off) originally price Rs. 8999 with 12 months manufacturer’s warranty and proper bill. A week before Micromax A116 canvas HD listed at snapdeal store and sold like a hot cakes. Let’s see how karbonn A21 react in saholic store.

Update[ April 2013]

Karbonnmobiles listed Karbonn Smart A12 android Ice cream sandwich based smartphone at flipkart online stores for price of Rs.7990 only. After Micromax 5-inch android gingerbread smartphone Canvas VIVA A72 Black launched at flipkart, Karbonn mobiles opened battle smartphone by launching Karbonn A12. Flipkart offered to every Karbonn Smart A12 (Black & Gun) buyers with free Sandisk 8GB memory card for limited time. Other specs are described below.

Karbonn smart A12 Cons and Pros:

From buyer’s response, Karbonn A12 has lots of cons like Touch is not very sensitive, speaker phone  volume is very low, RAM is 512 MB but when running only 100MB is available and pros are big screen, big battery life.

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