Gionee P12 is launched as an entry-level smartphone based on Mediatek CPU. The phone is the upgraded version of Gionee P10m released last year August, and comes with 4G LTE network, which was absent on the aged P10m. The new Gionee P12 sports a 6.1-inches display with a dewdrop notch overhead.

Gionee P12 launched

The P12 is powered by a 1.8 GHz Quad-Core processor. This is the Mediatek Helio A20 SoC which comes loaded with AI features. Along with the CPU, there’s a PowerVR GE8320 GPU, a 2GB of RAM and 16GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via microSD card.

As per the camera department, you will be getting a triple rear sensor, combining 13 MP + 2 MP + 0.3 MP rear sensors. The first is the main sensor with f/2.0 aperture, followed by a secondary depth sensor and the third low-light sensor, assisted by a single LED flash. At the front, there is a single 8MP sensor for AI selfies and FaceID.

Gionee P12 cameras

It has dedicated dual SIM and microSD card slots, dual 4G VoLTE, a rear-placed fingerprint scanner, packs a 3200mAh battery and runs the latest Android 10 out of the box.

Gionee P12

Gionee P12 Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G bands: LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 40(2300)
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps

Launch

  • Announced: 2020, November 11
  • Status: Available. Released 2020, November

Design

  • Dimensions: 156.85 × 76.38 × 7.95 mm
  • Weight: 168 g
  • Build: Premium Plastic
  • Colors: Dark Purple, and Dark Blue
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DIsplay

  • Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size: 6.1 inches, 96.7 cm2 (~79.3% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 600 x 1280 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~242 ppi density)
  • Protection: Scratch Resistant Glass (2.5D Curved Glass)

Operating System

  • Android 10

Hardware

  • Chipset: Mediatek MT6761 Helio A20 (12 nm)
  • CPU: Quad-core CPU (4×1.80 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • GPU: PowerVR GE8320
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Internal Storage: 16 GB
  • Memory Card Slot: microSDXC

Cameras

  • Main Camera: Triple
    • 13 MP
    • 2 MP
    • 0.3 MP
  • Features: Single LED Flash, Autofocus, Geotagging, Panorama, HDR
  • Video: [email protected]
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 8MP
  • Features: FaceID, HD, AI Beauty
  • Video: 720p

Multimedia

  • Radio: FM Radio
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 4.2, A2DP
  • USB: Micro USB 2.0
  • NFC: No
  • GPS: Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS

Features

  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Accelerometer, proximity, compass

Battery

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Removable Li-Ion 3200 mAh battery
  • Charging: Regular 5W

Gionee P12 battery

Gionee P12 Price and Availability

The P12 is available in Purple and Black colors and is priced at N38,900 Nigerian Naira (about $102 USD).

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