- Vivo S12 series of selfie-focused phones have launched in China
- The Vivo S12 has 44MP dual selfie cameras and Dimensity 1100
- The Vivo S12 Pro features 50MP dual selfie snappers and Dimensity 1200
Vivo S12 and S12 Pro have been launched in China. The newly unveiled selfie-focused phones have arrived as the successor for the Vivo S10 and S10 Pro smartphones, which debuted earlier this year in China.
The Vivo S12 and S12 Pro are equipped with a 90Hz refresh rate supporting display. The S12 Pro is the first S-series phone from the brand to sport a curved edge display. The S12 duo is powered by top-notch Dimensity chipsets. Both models are equipped with a 108-megapixel triple camera unit. It goes without saying that the major attraction of the S12 and S12 Pro is that they offer up to 50-megapixel dual selfie cameras.
Vivo S12, S12 Pro specifications and features
The Vivo S12 and S12 Pro are equipped with an AMOLED FHD+ display and a 90Hz refresh rate. The S12 has a 6.44-inch flat display, while the Pro has a larger 6.56-inch display with curved edges. The wide notch on the display of the S12 duo house a dual selfie camera setup. The vanilla model gets a 44-megapixel primary selfie camera, whereas the Pro model features a 50-megapixel main selfie camera. Both front cameras are accompanied by an 8-megapixel ultrawide shooter. In addition, the Pro model is equipped with a pair of front-firing soft-LED flash units.
The S12’s rear camera setup has a 108-megapixel primary shooter, which is coupled with an 8-megapixel ultrawide camera and a 2-megapixel macro lens. The same triple camera unit is also available on the Vivo S12 Pro. However, the Pro model’s main camera carries support for OIS (optical image stabilisation).
The Dimensity 1100 is present under the hood of the Vivo S12, whereas the Pro model is equipped with the Dimensity 1200 chipset. The S12 duo ships with up to 12GB of LPDDR4x RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. The S12 has a 4,200mAh battery, while the S12 Pro gets a 4,300mAh battery. Both phones come with support for 44W fast charging.
The Vivo S12 lineup comes preinstalled with OriginOS Ocean UI flavoured Android 12 OS. For security, both models are fitted with an in-display fingerprint scanner. The S12 models sport a slime profile of around 7.3mm and they are equipped with photochromatic colour changing glass back.
Vivo S12, S12 Pro pricing and availability
The Vivo S12 variants such as 8GB RAM + 256GB storage and 12GB RAM + 256GB storage are priced at RMB 2,799 (~Rs 33,200) and RMB 2,999 (~Rs 35,550), respectively. On the other side, the Vivo S12 Pro also comes in the same configurations. Its base model is priced at RMB 3,399 (~Rs 40,300) and RMB 3,699 (~Rs 43,850). Both models come in three colours such as Shimmering Black, Warm Gold, and Island Blue. It is speculated that the Vivo S12 Pro may get rebranded as the Vivo S12 Pro in the global markets.