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Gionee S12 Price, Specs and Review

Gionee S12 Price, Specs and Review
$157.00
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Brand: Gionee
Category: Mobiles
  • CPU MediaTek Helio A25
  • RAM 4GB
  • Storage 64GB
  • Display 6.52-inch HD+ IPS LCD
  • Camera 16MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Rear | 13MP Front
  • OS Android 10

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

7.4
  • Design 7 / 10
  • Display 6 / 10
  • Camera 7 / 10
  • Multimedia 8 / 10
  • Features 8 / 10
  • Connectivity 8 / 10
  • Call Quality 8 / 10
  • Usability 8 / 10
  • Performance 6 / 10
  • Battery 8 / 10

Gionee has just launched the Gionee S12 which is the successor to the previous Gionee S11 which was a good phone. The Gionee S12 comes with some upgrades and also some downgrades from its predecessor. In this article, Gionee S12 price, specs, and review will be discussed. Without further ado, let us get into the specs, price, and review of the Gionee S11.

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Upfront, you’re welcomed with a 6.52 inches HD+ IPS LCD display. The display has a waterdrop notch that houses the selfie camera with minimal bezels. At the rear, you’d find the quad-rear cameras, fingerprint sensor, and “Gionee” branding.

Gionee S12 is powered by the octa-core MediaTek Helio A25 which has a maximum clock speed of 1.8 GHz. It comes with 4GB of RAM which is sufficient for multitasking and 64GB of internal storage which is expandable using a micro SD card.

At the rear, you’d find the quad-camera setup that features a 16MP main camera, 8MP ultrawide camera, and two 2MP assist cameras(possibly a depth & macro lens). At the front, there’s a 13MP camera for taking selfies and video calls.
Both the rear and selfie cameras can record 1080p videos at 30 fps.

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The Gionee S12 comes with a massive 4,000 mAh battery which lasts you a whole day. Unfortunately, it does not support fast charging so you’ll spend time charging it when it runs down. It does support fast 4G LTE network which lets you access high internet speeds when browsing and downloading.

This Gionee S12 smartphone comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for biometric security.

Gionee S12 Price

Gionee S12 price in Nigeria starts at around 59,800 depending on your deal and location. It is available in all top online and offline stores across the country.

The detailed specifications and features of the iTel P33 are in the specs table below.

Gionee S12 Price, Specs and Review - Specs

General

Device Type Android Smartphone
Model Gionee S12
Released 15 July 2020
Status Available

Design

Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones. Bar
Dimensions 164.6 x 76.6 x 8.8 mm
Weight 181 g (6.38 oz)
Water Resistant No

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700)
SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages. Nano SIM
Dual SIM Yes

Display

Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) IPS LCD
Size 6.52-inches
Resolution 720 x 1600 Pixels
Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others. 16M Colors
Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality. 269 PPI
Touch Screen Yes, with Multi-touch
Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind. No

Media

Audio Playback Yes
Video Playback Yes
Video Out -
FM Radio Yes
Alert Types Yes
Ring Tones Yes
Loudspeaker Yes
Handsfree Yes, 3.5 mm headphone jack

Camera

Image 4920 x 3264 Pixels
Video 1080p at 30 FPS
Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration) Yes, dual LED
Rear Camera 16MP (wide) + 8MP (ultrawide) + 2MP (depth) + 2MP (macro)
Front Camera 13-megapixels
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Software

Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. Android 10
User Interface UI or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface. Gionee Smart UI

Hardware

Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming. MediaTek Helio A25
CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone. Octa-core (4x 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x 1.5 GHz Cortex A53)
GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. PowerVR GE8320
RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. 4 GB
Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored. 64GB
Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras. Yes, micro SD Card
Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device. Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity

Connectivity

Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
USB USB Type-C 2.0
GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky. Yes, A-GPS
NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP

Data

GPRS GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) is a packet oriented mobile data service on the 2G and 3G cellular communication system's global system for mobile communications (GSM), Generally, GPRS is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
EDGE EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) is a wireless network technology generally considered the next step in the 2G network offers data transfer rates up to four times faster than ordinary GSM networks, Generally, EDGE is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Web Browser Web Browser => a web browser is a software application used to locate, retrieve and display content on the World Wide Web, including Web pages, images, video and other files, The primary function of a web browser is to render HTML, the code used to design or markup webpages. Yes
5G Network No
4G Network Yes

Messaging

SMS SMS (Short Messaging Service) is a text messaging service component of phone, Web, or mobile communication systems. It uses standardized communications protocols to allow mobile phone devices to exchange short text messages over the networks. Yes (threaded view)
MMS MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content (audio clips, video clips and images) to and from mobile phones over wireless networks using the WAP protocol.
Email Email (Electronic Mail) is a system for receiving, sending, and storing electronic messages, Similar to a letter, email is text messages that may contain files, images, or other attachments sent via the internet to a recipient by using applications and software prograps. An email address is required to receive email, and that address is unique to the user. Yes
IM IM (Instant Messaging) is an exchange of text messages through a software application, it enable you to create a kind of private chat room with another individual in order to communicate in real time over the Internet. Yes

Battery

Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium. Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)
Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions. 4,000 mAh
Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging No