Vivo Y12: The Affordable Mid-ranger With an Impressive Battery [Unboxing]

Vivo Y12: The Affordable Mid-ranger With an Impressive Battery [Unboxing]

Vivo Y12 targets the mid-range smartphone market with a large display, impressive battery life, a triple camera setup, all with an affordable price tag. It is currently going for a market price of Rs 26,999.

We at ProPakistani got our hands on a review unit. Here’s what we think about the phone.
The box opens up to a smaller case which contains a gel back cover with a slight texture to it.

Under the case is the device itself and the sim ejection tool. At the bottom of the box, you’ve got a Micro USB Cable and a standard 10W charger. No earbuds here, unfortunately.
The display is aesthetically pleasing with a 6.35-inch 720p panel, thin bezels on the sides and a relatively thick chin at the bottom. The top of the display has a waterdrop notch, which in our opinion, is the best implementation of a notch due to its tiny surface area.

The default color of the device is called Aqua Blue. It has both a transition effect and a gradient. The primary camera setup is a combination of 13MP main lens, an 8MP ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP sensor for bokeh shots.

The power and volume buttons are all on the right side and on the left there’s a dual SIM card tray. The bottom is lined up with a microUSB port, a speaker grille, and a 3.5mm audio jack. The top is completely clean.
User Interface, Camera and Battery

The phone starts up with Android 9 Pie with Vivo’s custom Funtouch OS on top. App opening speeds are average, but not bad by any means. This is due to the phone’s built-in EMMC storage.

The camera app features a dark and simplistic design with different modes including Panorama, Wide, Beauty, Pro Mode and so on. We will cover the camera results in our detailed review later.

There’s also a massive 5,000 mAh battery in the Vivo Y12, which should lend itself well to the low-powered internals, resulting in long battery life.
Vivo Y12 Specifications

Chipset: Mediatek Helio P22
CPU: Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU:PowerVR GE8320
OS: Android 9, FunTouch OS 9
Supported Networks: 2G, 3G, 4G LTE
6.35 inches IPS LCD, 720 x 1544 pixels, (~268 PPI density)
RAM: 3/4 GB
Internal: 32GB/64GB
Card slot: yes
Rear (Triple): 13 MP, f/2.2, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 16mm (ultrawide)
2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor
Front: 8 MP, f/2.2
Colors: Aqua Blue, Burgundy Red
Fingerprint sensor: rear-mounted
Battery: 5000 mAh
Price: Rs 26,999

Updated: February 8, 2020 — 5:52 am

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