KOMPAS.com – Ahead of the Galaxy Unpacked event on August 11, Samsung suddenly introduced a new cellphone called the Galaxy A12 Nacho aimed at the European market.
This device has attracted attention because of its name which is the same as the Mexican corn chip snack (Nachos). Nacho is also the nickname of a football player at Real Madrid Club, José Ignacio Fernández Iglesias.
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It is not clear what the reason behind the naming is. The Galaxy A12 Nacho itself is an updated version of the “non-Nacho” Galaxy A12 released in December 2020. The design is still the same as the previous product, with an Infinity-V screen and four rear cameras.
The difference between the Galaxy A12 Nacho and the previous model lies in the SoC used and the available storage options. This phone also runs the Android operating system and a newer One UI interface than the Galaxy A12.
Specifications of Samsung Galaxy A12 Nacho
The Galaxy A12 Nacho carries a 6.5-inch IPS LCD screen with HD Plus resolution (1,600 x 720 pixels) with an aspect ratio of 20: 9 and refresh rate 60 Hz. On the top side there are bangs that hold the camera selfie 8 MP (f / 2.2).
The four rear cameras consist of a 48 MP (f/2.0) main camera ultra-wide 5 MP (f/2.2, 123 degrees), camera depth sensor 2 MP (f / 2.4), dan kamera macro 2 MP (f / 2.4).
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Instead of being powered by the MediaTek Helio P35 like its predecessor, the Galaxy A12 Nacho is now powered by a chip made by Samsung, the Exynos 850, with a combination of RAM and storage media of 3 GB / 32 GB, 4 GB / 64 GB, and 4 GB / 128 GB. There is a slot for a microSD card up to 1 TB.
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Other specs include a 5,000 mAh battery with fast charging 15 watts, Android 11 OS with One UI 3.1, NFC, side fingerprint sensor, Bluetooth 5.0, WiFi b/g/n, and 3.5mm audio jack.
The Galaxy A12 Nacho is already available in the Russian market in black, blue, and red color options. From the guide KompasTekno, This phone has also appeared on the official Samsung Russia website. The price starts at 11,990 rubles or the equivalent of Rp. 2.3 million for the 3 GB/ 32 GB version.
Meanwhile, the 4GB/64GB variant sells for 13,990 rubles (approximately IDR 2.7 million) and the highest 4GB/128 GB variant costs 16,990 rubles (USD 3.3 million), as compiled KompasTekno from GSMArena, Tuesday (10/8/2021).
There is no information yet whether the Galaxy A12 Nacho will also be sold in the Indonesian market like the previous Galaxy A12 or not.