Vivo Y12


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Price in Kenya Approx. Ksh 15,000
Camera 13MP + 8MP + 2MP
Selfie 8 MP
Display 6.35 inches
Storage 64GB / 3 GB RAM
Chipset Mediatek Helio P22
O.S Android 9.0 (Pie)
Battery Li-Po 5,000 mAh

KSh 15,000 KSh 16,000

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Vivo Y12 in Kenya

How much is the Vivo Y12 in Kenya? The price of Vivo Y12 in Kenya is 15,000 shillings. It was launched in 2019, June 20, and comes just before Vivo Y15. The Y12 Android Smartphone runs on the Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 processor with a PowerVR GE8320 GPU. The phone has 3 GB RAM and 64 GB of internal storage which is expandable using micro SDXC (dedicated slot). It also runs on Android 10 and is powered by a 5000 mAh battery.

Vivo Y12 Specs & price in Kenya

Price Approx. Ksh 15,000
Camera 13MP + 8MP + 2MP
Selfie 8 MP
Display 6.35 inches
Storage 64GB / 3 GB RAM
Chipset Mediatek Helio P22
O.S Android 9.0 (Pie)
Battery Li-Po 5000 mAh

The Vivo Y12 measures 159.4 x 76.8 x 8.9 mm (height x width x thickness) with a total weight of 190.5 grams. Coming to cameras, it has a triple 13MP rear camera and a single 8 MP front camera for selfies. This phone has a 6.35 inches, 720 x 1544 pixels IPS LCD display with a pixel density of 268 PPI. It has a micro-USB 2.0, USB On-The-Go port for data syncing and charging. There is a fingerprint sensor present on the Y12 smartphone. It is a dual SIM smartphone with support for Wi-Fi, and GPS too. Buy it today at PhonesStore Kenya.

Vivo Y12 launch

This phone, the Vivo Y12 was released in 2019, June. This phone has a 159.4 x 76.8 x 8.9 mm dimension and weighs about 190.5 grams. It is also a Dual SIM smartphone that uses Nano-SIM and has dual stand-by. On the front is a dewdrop display wherein the selfie camera lies. Its back panel has a triple-camera module on the right-hand side. As for the fingerprint scanner, there is a rear-mounted one.

Vivo Y12 comes in the colors Aqua Blue, and Burgundy Red. It makes use of the micro-USB 2.0, USB On-The-Go, and has a 3.5 mm jack. The phone also has Bluetooth version 5.0, A2DP, LE, and GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS. It also supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot. As for radio (FM/AM). Visit this product’s official website by following the highlighted link.


The Vivo Y12 smartphone supports four network technologies. These are GSM, HSPA, and LTE. HSPA extends and improves the performance of existing 3G mobile telecommunication networks using the WCDMA protocols. LTE  is a standard for wireless broadband communication for mobile devices and data terminals, based on the GSM/EDGE and UMTS/HSPA technologies.

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Global System for Mobile Communications is a standard developed by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute to describe the protocols for second-generation digital cellular networks used by mobile devices such as mobile phones and tablets – see Vivo V17 Pro


A phone platform is the hardware/software environment for tablets, smartphones, and other portable devices. Vivo Y12 runs on the Android 9.0 (Pie) operating system. Android Pie is the ninth major release and the 16th version of the Android mobile operating system. It was first released as a developer preview on March 7, 2018, and was released publicly on August 6, 2018. . Also powering the Vivo Y12 is an Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 chipset. This version of Android it runs is based on Funtouch 9.

Under the hood, it also brings a PowerVR GE8320 GPU. The PowerVR GE8320 by Imagination Technologies is an integrated graphics card for mid-range ARM SoCs. It belongs to the Series8XE series of GPUs (GE8xx0) and supports OpenGL ES 3.2, OpenCL 1.2, Android NN HAL API, and Vulkan 1.0. Vivo Y12 comes with 64 GB of internal storage with 3 GB of RAM. It is also available in 32GB with 3GB RAM, 32GB with 4GB RAM, and 64GB with 3GB RAM.


There are four cameras on the Vivo Y12. They are made up of a main 13 MP, f/2.2, PDAF, 8 MP, f/2.2, 16mm (ultrawide), and a 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth). Its main feature is LED flash, panorama, HDR and it can shoot video up to 1080p@30fps with the main camera, and 1080p@30fps also with the selfie. Speaking of the selfie, on 7ithere is a single 8 MP, f/2.2 shooter.


Vivo Y12 has a respectable Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable battery. It is a lasting battery given its 5000 mAh capacity – see also Vivo Y90

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LAUNCHJuly, 2019
2GGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3GHSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4GLTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Dimensions159.4mm x 76.8mm x 8.9mm
Body Material-
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM)
Size6.35 inches (81.4% screen-to-body ratio)
TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, with 16M colors
Resolution720 x 1544 pixels, (268PPI)
Operating SystemAndroid 9.0 (Pie); Funtouch 9
ChipsetMediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12nm)
ProcessorOcta-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUPowerVR GE8320
Internal Storage32GB
Micro SD SlotYes, up to 256GB - dedicated slot
BackTriple; 13MP, f/2.2, PDAF + 8MP, f/2.2, 16mm (ultrawide) + 2MP, f/2.4, depth sensor
FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama, 1080p@30fps
FrontSingle: 8 MP, f/2.2
3.5mm jackYes
Alert typesVibration, ringtones
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
FingerprintYes - rear mounted
Face IDNo
TypeLi-Po, non-removable
COLORSAqua Blue, Burgundy Red