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Vivo S12 (2021) review

Android OS v11.0
Mediatek Dimensity 1100
Mali-G77 MP9
8 GB / 128 GB
6.44 inches (1080 x 2400 px)
108 + 8 + 2 MP, 12000 x 9000 px, autofocus

Vivo announced the launch of the S12 smartphone in 2021. The manufacturer is offering the Vivo S12 phone with 6.44 inches display, Mediatek Dimensity 1100 chipset, 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage.

The Vivo S12 comes with Android OS v11.0 out of the box, and a Li-Po 4200 mAh, non-removable battery. The 6.44 inches phone comes with AMOLED display (1080 x 2400 px). The AMOLED is a display technology and stands for Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diodes, it is a type of OLED display and is used in smartphones.

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Vivo S12 specifications

BrandVivo
NameS12
ModelV2162A
Release date2021

Body

The weight of Vivo S12 is about 6.38 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Vivo phone are average (6.19 x 2.85 x 0.3 inches).

Weight6.38 oz
Dimensions6.19 x 2.85 x 0.3 inches
Colorsblack, blue, gold
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Vivo S12 comes with Android OS v11.0 out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v11.0
SoCMediatek Dimensity 1100
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 2.6 GHz Cortex-A78, Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A55
GPUMali-G77 MP9

Display

The size of S12 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 6.44 inches AMOLED display of Vivo S12 with 1080 x 2400 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeAMOLED
Screen size6.44 inches
Resolution1080 x 2400 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Vivo S12 (8 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (128 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM8 GB
Internal storage128 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the S12 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera44 + 8 MP
Main camera108 + 8 + 2 MP, 12000 x 9000 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Vivo S12 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The S12 comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The S12 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G / 5G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv5.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radioyes
USBUSB Type-C
Headphoneno

Battery

The Li-Po 4200 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of S12 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 4200 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The S12 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Vivo phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Vivo S12 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gravity, gyroscope, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, Fast charging
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Vivo S12, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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