Vivo Y12s price and specs via Revu Philippines

Vivo Y12s now available for P6,499 in the Philippines

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Vivo Philippines has added a new member to its bestselling series of mobile phones.

(Update, May 4: Our review of the Vivo Y12s is up!)

The country’s No. 1 smartphone vendor has launched the Vivo Y12s, just a little over two weeks after it introduced the Vivo Y20s (G). The handset is priced at P6,499 (roughly $135) — or P1,000 ($21) cheaper than the Y20i and Y20i 2021 — and is now available in Glacier Blue and Phantom Black colors nationwide.

Vivo Y12s availability announcement via Revu Philippines

Vivo announces the availability of the Y12s in the Philippines

The Vivo Y12s is a starter phone that looks like the brand’s more premium units. It has a MediaTek Helio P35 chip coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage.

SEE ALSO: How the Vivo Y20i 2021 differs from the Vivo Y20i

The device has a battery rated at 5,000mAh, which Vivo says should help the Y12s last for a maximum of 16.3 hours of HD movie streaming. It gets a side-mounted fingerprint sensor that doubles as a power key. There’s a 13-megapixel primary camera paired with a 2-megapixel one on the back and an 8-megapixel sensor up front. And it ships with Android 10 layered with Funtouch OS 11 out of the box.

Vivo Y12s specs

  • 6.51-inch HD+ LCD IPS display, 1,600 x 720 resolution
  • Octa-core MediaTek Helio P35 processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB storage
  • Dual-camera setup: 13MP, f/2.2 main and 2MP, f/2.4 secondary
  • 8-megapixel, f/1.8 front camera
  • Fingerprint reader (side-mounted)
  • Face unlock
  • 5,00mAh battery with support for 10-watt fast charging
  • Funtouch OS 11 based on Android 10
  • Colors: Phantom Black, Glacier Blue

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Editor-in-chief: Alora Uy Guerrero has 18 years of experience as an editor for print and digital publications such as Yahoo. She took time off journalism to manage OPPO’s digital-marketing campaigns. When not busy with her babies, she’s working on Revü, a passion project — or probably traveling or obsessing over her favorite bands, movies, TV shows, and basketball teams.