Vivo S12 unveiled with impressive selfie cameras and Dimensity 1100 chipset

Alongside the flagship S12 Pro, Vivo also unveiled the premium midrange S12 in China. They come with similar camera setups, designs, and displays but different chipsets. Let’s have a look at the specifications, features, availability, and expected price of the Vivo S12 in Nepal.

Vivo S12 Overview:

Display and Design

Vivo S12 sports a 6.44-inch AMOLED panel with the same notch as its sibling. The panel comes with a Full HD+ resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels. It supports a 90Hz refresh rate and a 180Hz touch sampling rate. Furthermore, it supports 98% NTSC color gamut and HDR10+ contents.

Vivo S12 Design and Display

The handset has a similar design pattern to S12 Pro. It comes with a rectangular island on the back with Vivo branding at the bottom. It is slightly thicker and heavier, measuring 7.6mm in thickness, and weighs 179g. Moreover, you can choose between three different color options: Black, Blue, and Yellow.


Moving to the camera, the Vivo S12 comes with the same triple camera setup on the back. There is a 108MP primary sensor with an aperture of f/1.9. It is accompanied by an 8M ultrawide lens having a 120-degree field of view. At last, there is a 2MP macro lens for macro photos.

Upfront, you get a dual-camera setup. The setup is led by a 44MP main sensor with Auto Focus. It is accompanied by an 8MP ultrawide lens with a 105-degree field of view. Moreover, you can record up to 4k@30fps from both rear and front cameras.

Performance and Memory

The company has packed the Vivo S12 with the MediaTek Dimensity 1100 5G chipset. It has an octa-core CPU having 2.6GHz of maximum frequency. Similarly, graphics are handled by the Mali-G77 MC9 GPU.

The phone is available with either 8GB or 12GB paired with 256GB of storage. On the software front, it runs on Android 11 with Origin OS Ocean on top.

Battery and Other Specs

A 4200mAh battery fuels the device that supports 44W of fast charging. Coming to connectivity, the phone supports dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, and NFC. It also has USB Type-C 0.0 port, loudspeaker, and optical in-display fingerprint sensor.

Vivo S12 Specifications:

  • Body: 157.2 x 72.4 x 7.4 mm, 179g
  • Display: 6.44-inch AMOLED panel, HDR10+
  • Resolution: Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels)
  • Refresh Rate: 90Hz
  • Touch Sampling Rate: 180Hz
  • Processor: MediaTek Dimensity 1100 5G (6nm) 
  • CPU: Octa-core (4x 2.6Ghz Cortex-A78 & 4x 2.0Ghz Cortex-A55)
  • GPU: Mali –G77 MC9
  • RAM: 8/12GB LPDDR4x
  • Storage: 128/256GB UFS 3.1
  • OS & UI: Android 11, Origin OS Ocean
  • Rear Camera: Triple Cameras
    • Primary: 108MP with f/1.9, PDAF
    • Ultrawide: 8MP with f/2.2, 120-degree FOV
    • Macro: 2MP with f/2.4
  • Front Camera: Dual Cameras
    • Primary: 44MP with f/2.0, AF
    • Ultrawide: 8MP with f/2.3, 105-degree FOV
  • Video : Resolutions
    • Rear: 4k@30fps, 1080p@30fps
    • Front: 4k@30fps, 1080p@30fps
  • Audio: Loudspeaker
  • Security: Fingerprint (Optical Under Display) & Face Unlock (Software-Based)
  • Battery: 4200mAh
  • Charging:
    • Wired: 44W
  • IP-Certification: Not Available
  • Color: Black, Blue, Yellow

Vivo S12 Price in Nepal and Availability

Vivo S12 costs CNY 2,799 for the 8/256GB model and CNY 2,999 for the 12/256GB variant. We expect the Vivo S12 price in Nepal to start at around NPR 55,999 if it launches in Nepal.

Vivo S12Price in ChinaPrice in Nepal (Expected)
8/256GBCNY 2,799NPR 55,999
12/256GBCNY 2,999NPR 59,999
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