Gionee P12 – Are you in the market for a really nice mid-range smartphone that will give you an amazing smartphone experience, then you should consider the P12.
In this article, we will discuss more about the features and specifications of the device. We will also take a look at the price, so that you can be armed with all the right information before making the purchase.
Price – 39,000 NGN
P12 is about 39,000 NGN.
Design and Display
The body design of the P12 is quite lovely. Yes you might categorize it as a budget or midrange smartphone but that does not take anything away from its attractive exterior design made up of a glass rear and frame.
In terms of dimension the phone measures 156.1 x 73.7 x 9.7 mm and has a weight of 178 grams. There is present a fingerprint scanner which you will find at the rear of panel of the phone.
This is a good feature that the phone users will really appreciate as it can be used to boost phone and data security. Also at the rear panel is the triple rear camera set up with an accompanying LED flash.
The phone’s display measures 6.1 inches and features of this display include a screen resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels, a 20:9 ratio, 288 PPI density and a 78.1% screen-to-body ratio.
The colour options that the phone is available in are Black and Purple colour.
The camera set up of the device is okay and will handle your basic photography needs pretty well. The rear camera set up is a 13 MP main camera snapper with a 0.3 MP ultrawide sensor and another 0.3 MP depth camera.
This camera set up is accompanied by a single LED flashlight so that your pictures can come out looking bright even when they are taken in low or poorly lit environment.
Other features of the camera set up which work together to give you better looking photos are HDR and panorama. It can also record at 1080p.
Up front you will see the selfie camera which is a 5 MP camera. It is placed in the water drop notch of the phone’s display.
Hardware and Software
In charge of performance on the P12 is the Mediatek MT6761 Helio A20 chipset, based on a 12nm process node. Also present is a quad-core processor operating at a speed of 1.8 GHz with a PowerVR GE8320 graphics card.
Other performance facilitators are 2GB RAM/16GB internal memory and this contributes to the smooth performance that the phone users will get to enjoy.
Nevertheless, it will not be such a great experience should you decide to task the phone on sensitive 3D games. In addition to the storage capacity that the phone features, there is provision for a micro SDcard with which you can improve storage space.
Battery and Network
The battery capacity that the device is equipped with, is a 3200 mAh non removable battery. This battery does not have any fast charge mechanism and as such charging of the smartphone will be at a normal pace.
Other features that the phone boasts of include dual SIMs with as 4G LTE network, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, A-GPS, A2DP, LE, FM radio, micro USB 2.0 as well as Bluetooth 5.0.