S12 Gionee smartphone goes official in Nigeria with five camera lenses


Gionee S12 have just been announced in Nigeria. The device come as an upgrade to the Gionee S11-series announced back in November 2017, and as you would expect, the new comer offer series of upgrades over it predecessor. Some of these upgrades includes better camera setup, larger display and even the inclusion of the latest Google Android OS.

Gionee S12 review

As far as specification goes, the Gionee S12 is a 6.52-inch smartphone with 720 x 1600 pixel resolution. The device has a 20:9 aspect ratio, and bang a notch cut-out upfront, housing the selfie camera. On the inside, there is the Mediatek Helio A25 CPU clocked at 1.8Ghz, along with PowerVR GE8320 GPU.

Gionee S12 goes official in Nigeria with five camera lenses

The device has an expandable storage to the tone of 256GB via SD card, and that is if built-in storage is not enough for you. Talking about built-in storage, the S12 is available in two memory versions; one with 4GB RAM and 64GB of storage, and the second, with 6GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage.

On the camera department, there are five sensors in all; one of those is the selfie snapper, a 13-megapixel lens kept in the notch upfront, while the remaining four lenses are kept at the rear of the phone. These includes a 16-megapixel main lens, 8-megapixel wide snapper, 2-megapixel macro and 2-megapixel depth sensing lens, along with a single LED flash.

Gionee S12 specifications features and price

Gionee S12 Key Specifications and Features

» Display: 6.52-inch IPS LCD 720 x 1600px HD+ with 20:9 ratio

» CPU: 1.8GHz octa-core MT6762D MediaTek Helio A25 with PowerVR GE8320 GPU (600MHz)

» Storage and RAM: 64/128 GB and 4/6GB RAM; expandable up to 256GB via microSD

» OS: Android 10

» Camera: Quad-cameras: 16MP f/1.8 main camera; 8MP Wide, 2MP depth and 2MP macro

» Front camera: 13MP Selfie

» Video recording: 1080p/720@30fps

» Connectivity: Dual Nano-SIM: GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE

» Other Features: Fingerprint scanner (rear), Micro USB 2.0

» Battery: 4000 mAh

Gionee s12 goes official in Nigeria

Gionee S12 pricing and availability

The Gionee S12 is currently available in Nigeria, and sold via both offline and online stores like Jumia. The base model of the phone with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage is price @N64,000 in Nigeria, translating to around $165 by current exchange rate.

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Stephen is the Editor-in-Chief @DroidAfrica. His work on DroidAfrica is born out of pure passion for tech, especially as it relates to smartphones.


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