For vivo fans that prioritize selfies over everything else, the best recommendation for them is the vivo S series. The latest addition to the series comes in the form of the vivo S12 and S12 Pro. These devices yet again take the selfie-shooting experience to the next level with their improved dual pixel-dense front cameras. Aside these, they came with top-tier performance as well, thanks to the usage of high-end Dimensity processors.

vivo S12 Pro in colors

vivo S12 Pro Launched With Dimensity 1200

Moving on first to the vivo S12 Pro, the phone features a curved 90Hz 6.56-inch AMOLED screen with support for HDR10+. The smooth display has been paired with a high touch response rate as well that reaches up to 240Hz. The phone measures reasonably thin and light with a thickness of just 7.36mm and a weight of 171g.

Under the hood, the handset is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1200 processor – a flagship-level chip that has been proven to be quite a performer under both gaming and regular usage scenarios. A 4300mAh battery with support for 44W fast charging help meet the power requirements of the device.

vivo S12 Pro Camera Set Up

vivo S12 Pro cameras

As for optics, the camera setup of the vivo S12 Pro that’s the most impressive, particularly the ones on the front comprised of 50MP primary + 8MP ultra-wide cameras. The dual cameras are joined by dual-LED flash, housed within the top bezel. A number of AI-enhanced shooting modes are also available like “AR cute shooting”, sports capture, double exposure, dual-view video, and more.

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The rear cameras, on the other hand, are comprised of 108MP primary + 8MP ultra-wide + 2MP macro sensors.

vivo S12 Pro

vivo S12 Pro Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • CDMA 800
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • CDMA2000 1x
  • 4G bands: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 28, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
  • 5G bands: 1, 3, 5, 8, 28, 41, 77, 78 SA/NSA
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G


  • Announced: 2021, December 22
  • Status: Exp. release 2022, January 01


  • Dimensions: 159.5 x 73.3 x 7.4 mm (6.28 x 2.89 x 0.29 in)
  • Weight: 171 g (6.03 oz)
  • Colors: Black, Blue, Yellow
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


  • Type: AMOLED, 90Hz, HDR10+, 1300 nits (peak)
  • Size: 6.56 inches, 103.9 cm2 (~88.9% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~401 ppi density)

Operating System

  • Android 11, Origin OS Ocean


  • Chipset: MediaTek MT6893 Dimensity 1200 5G (6 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (1×3.0 GHz Cortex-A78 & 3×2.6 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • GPU: Mali-G77 MC9
  • Storage: 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM
  • Memory Card slot: No
  • UFS 3.1


  • Main Camera: Triple
    • 108 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/1.52″, PDAF
    • 8 MP, f/2.2, 120˚, 16mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
    • 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
  • Features: Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Video: 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS
  • Selfie Camera: Dual
    • 50 MP, f/2.0, (wide), AF
    • 8 MP, f/2.3, 105˚ (ultrawide)
  • Features: Dual-LED flash, HDR
  • Video: 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps


  • Radio: No
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: No
  • 24-bit/192kHz audio


  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
  • NFC: Yes
  • USB: USB Type-C, USB On-The-Go
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  • Sensors: Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass


  • Battery Type and Capacity: Li-Po 4300 mAh, non-removable
  • Charging: Fast charging 44W

Models: V2163A

vivo S12 Pro Price and Availability

The vivo S12 Pro is priced at;

  • 8GB + 128GB model for 3,399 Yuan (~$533)
  • 12GB+256GB model for 3,699 Yuan (~$580)

vivo S12 Pro price

The phone comes in Gold, Blue and Black colors options. The first sale of the device is scheduled for December 30.


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