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Vivo Y12 Specs, Features and Price

Vivo Y11 is a mid-range device with a lot of things for it. It has a massive 6.35-inch notched display which Vivo calls a Halo Fullview display. It also has a triple rear and an LED flash with a single front-facing camera over at the front. As for the internals, there is a Mediatek Helio P22 SoC, 3GB or 4GB of RAM with either 32GB or 64GB of internal storage as well as a MicroSD slot.

The highlight of this device is perhaps the battery which stands at a whopping 5,000mAh capacity.

Let’s see what else this phone has to offer.

vivo Y12 Key Specs

  • 6.35-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1544 pixels
  • Android 9.0 Pie, 3GB/4GB Of RAM
  • Mediatek Helio P22, Octa-core 2.0GHz
  • 32GB/64GB built-in storage
  • 13MP + 8MP + 2MP camera and 8MP selfie camera.
  • 5,000mAh non-removable battery

Vivo Y12 Design And Display

Vivo Y12

The design of the Vivo Y12 is pretty basic as the back of the device is made of glossy plastic. Colour options available for this device are Burgundy red and Aqua blue, both of which are inspired from nature, lakes to be exact, and reflects light at different angles according to Vivo. Incorporating into the design is the triple camera setup at the rear with the LED flash and fingerprint sensor.

Over at the front is the 6.35-inch display with a notch up top housing the front-facing camera. There is also a chin at the bottom. As for the display itself, it has an HD+ IPS LCD display with a 720 x 1544 resolution and a 268ppi. Overall, this device weighs 190.5grams and measures 8.9mm in thickness, thanks to its massive battery. It also has a dual SIM card slot and dedicated microSD card slot for additional storage.

Camera Review

Vivo Y12 has a triple camera setup consisting of a 13MP main camera with am f/2.2 aperture and PDAF, an 8MP ultrawide camera an f/2.2 aperture that can capture more according to Vivo and lastly, a 2MP depth sensor camera with an f/2.4 aperture for depth sensing in portrait shots

The rear camera here is equipped with an LED flash for shots on low light, panorama for those extra wide-angle shots and HDR for good dynamic range. It can also shoot 1080p videos at 30fps.

As for the selfie camera in the waterdrop notch up top, it is a single 8MP sensor with an f/2.2 aperture. The front-facing camera is equipped with AI Face Beauty which captures every facial delicate detail to make sure you look your best naturally in all shots.

Hardware and Software

Inside the Vivo Y12 is a Mediatek Helio P22 SoC; a Chipset with an octa-core processor clocking speeds of up to 2.0GHz paired with a PowerVR GE8320 GPU. This comes hooked up to two RAM and storage options; 3GB of RAM with either 32GB or 64GB of internal storage and 4GB of RAM with either 32GB or 64GB of internal storage, all of which come with a dedicated microSD card slot which allows you to add additional storage, up to 256GB.

As for the software, this device will be running Android 9.0 Pie out of the box with Vivo’s Funtouch 9 Skin slapped on top to give it a unique look.

Battery and Connectivity

The 5,000mAh battery here is definitely the highlight of this device which will undoubtedly perform well. No word on fast charging from Vivo so filling up the battery when depleted would take some time.

It also has 4G LTE connectivity as well WiFi, WiFi direct, WiFi hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS, FM radio and of course, a microUSB port for charging and transferring of files.

Vivo Y12 Price in Nigeria and Availability

Vivo Y12 costs N54,900 Naira in Nigeria and is already available from for sale on various online as well as offline shopping stores.

Vivo Y12 Full Specifications


  • Dimension: 159.4 x 76.8 x 8.9 mm
  • Material: Plastic
  • Weight: 190.5grams
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


  • Type: IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen
  • Size: 6.35-inch
  • Screen Resolution: 19:9, 720 x 1544 pixels, 268ppi
  • Multi-touch: Yes

Software and performance

  • Operating System: Android 9.0, Funtouch 9.1
  • Chipset: Mediatek Helio P22, Octa-core 2.0GHz
  • RAM: 3GB/4GB RAM
  • Internal Storage: 32GB/64GB
  • Card Slot: Yes, up to 256GB (Dedicated Slot)


  • Rear Camera: 13MP + 8MP + 2MP – LED flash, HDR, Panorama
  • Front camera: 8MP

Network and Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi direct, hotspot
  • Network 2G: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • 3G: 2100 MHz
  • 4G: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • USB: Yes, microUSB
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Audio Jack: Yes
  • Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (rear-mounted)
  • NFC: No
  • GPS: Yes
  • Sensors: Gravity, Proximity and Light Sensor


  • Capacity: 5,000mAh Non-removable
  • Type: Li-Po
  • Fast Charging:
  • OTG Support: Yes
Obodo David
Obodo David
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