Vivo Y12 (2020) Specs Review And Price

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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

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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 [email protected], 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

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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.

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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
Video[email protected], 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

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

Where To Buy Vivo Y12 (2020)

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Miracle .O
Miracle .O is a Computer scientist by profession and a blogger by passion. He's an expect in writing about phones, gadgets and tutorials.