FCC Certification of the Samsung Galaxy M12 Suggests that Its Launch is Imminent

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FCC Certification of the Samsung Galaxy M12 Suggests that Its Launch is Imminent

For a couple of weeks now, the rumour mill has been dishing out information about an upcoming Samsung phone, the Galaxy M12.

The upcoming Samsung Galaxy M12 falls in the mid-range category of Samsung smartphones. Now, a fresh piece of information has confirmed that the phone has received approval from the Federal Communications Commission in the United States.

The exact battery capacity of the Galaxy M12 is no longer a mystery, thanks to its FCC listing.

Meanwhile, an earlier report claimed that the Galaxy M12 would arrive with a massive 7,000mAh battery.

Now, the FCC listing gives a contrary information about the battery capacity. The FCC listing mentions the model number of the battery on the Galaxy M12 as EB-BM207ABY. The battery with that model number happens to be for a 6,000mAh cell.

Surprisingly, the much-anticipated Galaxy M12 appeared on Geekbench benchmarking platform sometime last week.

The Geekbench listing of the phone reveals that it would feature the Exynos 850 chipset. Alongside the chipset, the phone may arrive with 3GB of RAM, and come pre-loaded with the latest Android 11 OS.

The smartphone has received approval from several certification bodies such as the Bluetooth SIG, Bureau of Indian Standards, and Wi-Fi Alliance.

Speculations have it that the Galaxy M12, which has the model number SM-M127F/DS, could launch as a revamped model of the Galaxy F12 in selected markets.

The CAD renders of the handset did surface in November, and the document revealed a few of the Galaxy M12’s specs.

According to the CAD render, the handset has a dimension of 163.9 x 75.9 x 8.9mm. It is to arrive with a 6.5-inch display with the Infinity-V notch design. 

On the rear side, the Galaxy M12 packs a square-shaped camera module that comprises of four snappers. The configurations of the lenses are yet to be known.

Beneath the camera system is an LED flash unit for taking pictures in low-light.

The South-Korean tech giant is yet to confirm the launch of the Samsung Galaxy M12. However, with many of the crucial certifications in hand, the handset may launch soon.