Gionee S12 Series

Gionee S12
  • OS: Android 10.
  • Release date: July 2020.
  • Network Type: 2G/3G/4G
  • Display: 6.52-inch, 720 × 1600 pixels resolution
  • Processor: Helio A25 chipset
  • Selfie Camera: 13 MP
  • Rear camera: 16 MP quad lenses
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • ROM: 128 GB
  • Battery: 4000 mAh.
  • Phone Status: Official.
Gionee S12 Lite
  • OS: Android 10.
  • Release Date: September 2020.
  • Network Type: 2G/3G/4G
  • Display: 6.52-inch, 720 x 1,600 pixels resolution
  • Processor: Helio A25 chipset
  • Selfie Camera: 8 MP
  • Rear camera: 13 MP triple lenses
  • RAM: 3 GB
  • ROM: 32 GB
  • Battery: 4000 mAh.
  • Phone Status: Official.

Gionee S12 Full Specifications, Features, Photos

Mobile Wireless Network and Software

  • 2G mobile network bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
  • 3G mobile network bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
  • 4G mobile network bands: LTE + VoLTE 1(2100) / 3(1800) / 5(850) / 7(2600) / 8(900) / 34(2000) / 38(2600) / 39(1900) / 40(2300) / 41(2500)
  • 5G mobile network bands: No.
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM
  • Software / OS: Android 10 + Amigo UI

Design, Form Factor, Appearance

  • Dimensions: 163.3 x 76.4 x 8.9 mm
  • Weight: g
  • Display: 6.52 inches, 720 × 1600 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, 2.5D curved glass,  IPS LCD screen
  • Colours: Blue, Gold, Rose Gold.
  • Physical Build: Platic.

Gionee Steel 5 angle

Internal Hardware Specs

  • Processor Type: 64-bit, 1.8 GHz Octa-core, Cortex-AX
  • Processor Name: Mediatek MT6762D Helio A25
  • Graphics Processor: PowerVR GE8320
  • RAM: 4 GB / 6 GB. S12 Lite has 3 GB RAM
  • Internal Storage: 64 GB / 128 GB. S12 Lite has 32 GB storage.
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 256 GB

Photography, Video Recording

  • Rear Quad Camera: 16 MP main lens + 8 MP wideangle lens + 2 MP macro lens + 2 MP depth sensor, AI, LED flash, 1080p@30fps video recording. S12 Lite has a triple camera made up of 13MP main lens + 5MP ultrawide, fixed focus lens + 2MP depth sensor.
  • Front-facing Camera: 13 MP, Face Recognition, 1080p@30fps video capture. S12 Lite has an 8 MP single lens.
Gionee S12 Lite
The S12 Lite

Audio, Video Playback

  • Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
  • Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Loudspeaker: Mono speaker
  • Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
  • FM Radio: Yes.

Phone Sensors

  • Digital Compass: No.
  • Accelerometer: Yes.
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes.
  • Ambient Light Sensor: Yes.
  • Barometer: No.
  • Pedometer: No.
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No.
  • Gyroscope (G-Sensor): Yes.
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes; rear-mounted.
  • Face Unlock: Yes.
  • Iris Scanner: No.
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No.
  • Voice Control: No.
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes; Google Assistant.
  • Infra-red Sensor: No.

Connectivity Options

  • Bluetooth: v4.2, A2DP
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
  • USB: microUSB v2.0. USB-On-the Go.
  • NFC: No.

Miscellaneous Specs and Features

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Polymer 4000 mAh
  • Battery Charging:
  • Wireless Charging: No.
  • Reverse Charging: No.
  • Model Version/Number: N/A.

Gionee S12 Price and Launch Date

  • Announced: July 2020
  • Release Date: July 2020
  • Country Availability: Nigeria. Ghana. Kenya. South Africa. Senegal. Tanzania. Cote D’Ivoire. India. Pakistan. Bangladesh.
  • Gionee S12 Price: The 4GB / 64 GB variant carries a price tag of $145 (₦64,500 in Nigeria).
  • Gionee S12 Lite Price: ₦50,000 in Nigeria.

Gionee S12

Questions and Answers about Gionee S12

Here are answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about Gionee S12.

Is Gionee S12 a 4G phone?

Yes; the S12 is a 4G LTE smartphone with dual SIM card slots.

Does Gionee S12 have a fingerprint scanner?

Yes; Gionee S12 has a fingerprint reader at the rear side of the phone.

Does Gionee S12 have Gorilla Glass?

No; the S12 does not have Gorilla Glass protection on its screen.

Does Gionee S12 have quick charging?

It is not clear whether the S12 has quick charging technology.

Will Gionee S12 work in USA?

Gionee S12 has limited network support across various US carriers like AT&T, Verizon, Metro PCS, Sprint, T-Mobile, Virgin Mobile, Cricket, Boost Mobile, H2O Wireless, Ting, US Cellular, Lyca Mobile, PureTalk, Consumer Cellular, Ultra Mobile, Straight Talk, Red Pocket Mobile, Jolt, Airvoice Wireless, and Google Fi. What this means that some bands are supported, while others are not. You will have to make enquiries from your carrier to know what bands/frequencies are supported on them.

What is the price of Gionee S12? How much does it sell for?

The price of Gionee S12 in Nigeria is ₦64,000 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant. The S12 Lite, which has 3GB RAM + 32GB internal storage, costs ₦50,000.

MobilityArena Buyer’s Guide Verdict

Not available.

Our Buyer’s Guide Verdict is recommendation that we make based on our evaluation the specs of the device. It is a general guide designed to help you understand how much value a smartphone offers for its price. It is not a stamp of quality assessment or an endorsement of the device or of the manufacturers. Be sure to ask questions and use your judgement when buying any device, as MobilityArena may not be held responsible for your buying decisions.

Phone Review Rating

We are yet to review the Gionee S12 and so do not have a review rating for it yet. This section will be updated with our review rating and a link to the review page, as soon as we have a review ready.

Disclaimer: While we take the pains to ensure accuracy, we can not guarantee that the specs and  information on this page about the Gionee S12 are 100% correct. If you think that any information for the current phone is wrong or missing, please contact us.

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