Gionee has finally added a new model to its S-series since 2017. The new model is called Gionee S12 Lite and will be announced in Nigeria on October 5. The device an affordable model for emerging markets.

Gionee S12 Lite

Gionee S12 Lite Specifications

The smartphone is built around a 6.52-inch IPS LCD with 720 x 1,600 px resolution (20:9). It’s running Android 10 on a MediaTek Helio A25 chipset (a chipset from earlier this year). It features eight Cortex-A53 cores at 1.8 GHz plus a PowerVR GE 8320 GPU at 600 MHz.

The chipset is paired with 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage, more can be added through the microSD card slot. This is an LTE phone with two SIM slots.

As per the camera, there’s a triple camera setup around the back – 13MP main module, 5MP ultrawide (fixed focus lens) and a 2MP depth sensor. Also here is a fingerprint reader. There is an 8MP selfie camera in a teardrop notch on the display. Both front and rear cameras top out at 1080p @ 30 fps video recording.

Gionee S12 Lite

The Gionee S12 Lite is fueled by a 4,000 mAh battery that charges over an outdated microUSB port. Additional connectivity includes a 3.5 mm headphone jack (with FM radio), Wi-Fi 2.4 GHz and Bluetooth 4.2 (there’s no NFC).

Gionee S12 Lite Pricing and Availability

The Gionee S12 Lite comes in Blue, Gray and Gray, pricing is expected to be announced next week.


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