The last time the Chinese manufacturer Gionee released an S series smartphone was back in 2017 with the announcement of the S11. The Gionee S12 is now offical in Nigeria.
Gionee S12 is built around a large 6.52 inch display with resolution of HD+ (1600 x 720). The phone is powered by the MediaTek Helio A25 MT6762D which is paired with an optional 4GB or 6GB RAM. It also come with a storage capacity of 64GB/128GB.
As per the camera department, around the back, you will get a quad camera setup comprising of 16MP main sensor, a 8MP , a 2MP and another 2MP for depth.
The phone runs Android 10 which is laced with the company’s own Amigo UI.
Gionee S12 Specifications
- 2G bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
- 3G bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
- 4G bands: LTE + VoLTE 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
- 5G bands: No
- Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
- Announced: July 2020
- Status: Expected Release, July 2020
- Dimensions: xx 8.9 mm
- Weight: g
- Colors: Indigo, Blue, Black
- SIM: Dual Nano-SIM
- Type: IPS LCD screen
- Size: 6.52 inches
- Resolution: 2340 × 1080 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio
- 5D curved glass
- Android 10 + Amigo UI
- CPU: 64-bit, 2.0 GHz Octa-core, Cortex-AX
- Chipset: Mediatek Helio
- GPU: PowerVR GE8320
- RAM: 4 GB, 6 GB
- Internal Storage: 64 GB, 128 GB
- Memory Card slot: microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
- Main Camera: Quad
- 16 MP (main)
- 8 MP (wide-angle)
- 2 MP (macro)
- 2 MP depth
- Feature: AI, LED flash
- Video: 1080p@30fps
- Selfie Camera: Dual – 13 MP
- Features: Face Recognition
- Video: 1080p@30fps
- Radio: FM Radio
- Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Mono speakers
- Bluetooth: v4.2, A2DP
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
- GPS: Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
- USB: microUSB v2.0. USB-On-the Go.
- Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient Light, Gyroscope
- Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Polymer 4000 mAh
- Charging: 10W
Gionee S12 Price and Availability
The phone has been launched in Nigeria and expected in Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Senegal, Tanzania, Cote D’Ivoire, India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. The Gionee S12 will cost you about N64,900 (about 168 USD).