Vivo Y12 (2023) Specs Review And Price

Vivo Y12 2020
Vivo Y12 2020

The Vivo Y12 (2020) is a new budget smartphone that packs a massive battery and also a large screen display that will be perfect for broad viewing. It also has a great camera and enough inbuilt storage on the inside coupled with other goodies on board.

Design And Display

The Vivo Y12 has a nice body that is built with glass and also an aluminum frame. It has a smooth panel that is available in amazing colors and also housing the cameras, an LED flash, and the fingerprint. It maintains a waterdrop notch that offers a screen size of 6.53 inches with an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen.

The screen has a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, and 385 PPI density for clear visuals. There is also glass protection underneath the 2.5D curved glass screen. The display reaches 82.5% screen-to-body ratio.

Vivo Y12 (2020)
Vivo Y12 (2020)

Camera Features

For taking beautiful photos, you will get a four rear cameras setup that includes 13 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP paired with an LED flash. The camera features Autofocus, Face detection, F/1.7 aperture, and Panorama. It can record 1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS videos. The single front camera of 8 MP comes with F/2.0 aperture, FaceID, and Face beautification.

Hardware And Sofware

Behind the wheel is a Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 chipset that is built by 11nm process technology and also has an octa-core processor with a clocking speed of 4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver. It has Qualcomm Adreno 610 for graphics and runs on Android 10 OS with Funtouch 10.0 on top.

Storage Capacity And Sensors

The Vivo Y12 has an internal storage of 64GB paired with 4GB RAM which will improve the phone performance. You can still expand the storage using a micro SDcard up to 128GB. The sensors on the device are Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, and compass.

Battery Power And Network Connectivity

The Vivo Y12 is backed by a non-removable battery of 5000 mAh with fast charging technology. The battery will last up to 540 hours of standby time. There is dual SIMs with 4G LTE network, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS and 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector.

Vivo Y12 (2020) Full Specifications

Model NameVivo Y12 (2020)
Announced2020, July
Market AvailabilityAvailable


Network TypeGSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G NetworkHSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G NetworkLTE band 1(2100), 2(1900)
5G NetworkNo
Network SpeedHSPA, LTE-A / 5G
Network GPRSYes
Network EDGEYes
SIM TypeDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Body BuildFront/back glass (Gorilla Glass 3), plastic frame
Body Dimensions
Body Weightgrams
Body ColorsStarry Black, Iris Blue


Display TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Display Size6.53 inches
Display Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio
Display MultitouchYes
Display Pixel Density385 ppi density
Display Screen ProtectionYes Corning Gorilla


Primary Camera13 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Main
Secondary Camera8 megapixel
Video1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS
Camera FeaturesLED flash, panorama, HDR
Camera FlashYes


Operating SystemAndroid
OS Version10
User InterfaceYes


ChipsetQualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm)
CPUOcta-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
Graphics processor (GPU)Qualcomm Adreno 610
System Internal Memory4GB RAM
Internal Storage64 GB
Storage Card SlotYes
SensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass


Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi HotspotYes
BluetoothYes, 5.0, A2DP
USB TypeType – C
GPSYes, with A-GPS


Battery TypeLi-Po Battery
Battery Capacity5000 mAh battery
Battery PlacementNon-removable
Fast ChargingYes
Wireless ChargingNo
Battery Standby
Battery Talk Time
Battery Music Play Time


Audio PlaybackYes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video PlaybackYes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Outn/a
FM Radion/a
Alert TypesVibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Ring TonesMP3, WAV
LoudspeakerYes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jackYes

Other Features

MessagingSMS (threaded view), MMS, Email
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Vivo Y12 (2020) Price And Availability

The Vivo Y12 (2020) will sell for $179 and you can get the new phone in Starry Black, and Iris Blue color.

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