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vivo Y12s with Helio P35 and 5000 mAh Battery Launched; Expected Soon in Nepal

vivo recently launched the vivo V20 and vivo V20 SE. While these are the new addition to its V-series, Vivo has now launched vivo Y12s too.

vivo Y12s
vivo Y12s

vivo Y12s is the latest addition to its more affordable Y-series. The phone is now currently on sale in Hong Kong and Vietnam. It is expected to launch in Nepal pretty soon.

vivo Y12s is the update to the existing vivo Y12 which was launched a year ago. Let’s see what the Y12s brings to the table.

vivo Y12s Specifications

  • Body: 164.41×76.32×8.41mm, 191g
  • Display: 6.51 inches IPS LCD, 720 x 1600 pixels
  • Chipset: MediaTek Helio P35
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex A53)
  • GPU: PowerVR GE8320
  • Memory: 128GB 4GB RAM, 32GB 3GB RAM
  • OS: Android 10, Funtouch OS 11
  • Rear Camera: 13 MP f/2.2
  • Front Camera: 8 MP
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
  • USB: 2.0, Micro USB
  • Misc: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass, gyroscope
  • Colors: Glacier Blue, Phantom Black

vivo Y12s Price in Nepal: Rs. 20,379

Vivo Y12s Overview


vivo Y12s gets a visual overhaul and follows design cues of the vivo Y20. It uses a polycarbonate back and plastic frame. The rear has a glossy finish with a rectangular dual-camera module.

vivo Y12s Design
vivo Y12s Design

On the front, it has a dew-drop notch and the fingerprint sensor is now shifted to the side.


vivo Y12s features a 6.51 inches HD+ display with a screen resolution of 1600 x 720. vivo calls it the Halo FullView display.

vivo Y12s Display
vivo Y12s Display

vivo Y12s’s HD+ display also filters out harmful blue light to prevent eye strain.

ALSO READ: vivo V20 SE with Snapdragon 665 and AMOLED Display Launched in Nepal


In terms of hardware, It has a Mediatek Helio P35 chipset. Along with it, it has 3GB RAM/32GB ROM and 4GB RAM/128GB ROM.

Helio P35 has an Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU and PowerVR GE8320 GPU.

This is an entry-level chipset which is old and has been used in older devices such as Oppo A5s and Oppo A12. The phone will do fine with general tasks but gaming won’t be enjoyable.


vivo Y12s has a dual-camera setup on the rear with a 13MP main camera and a 2MP depth camera. The rear camera can capture videos up to 1080p 30fps.

vivo Y12s Camera
vivo Y12s Camera

Whereas, it has an 8MP camera on the front for selfies. The front camera can also capture 1080p videos.

Battery and Software

It comes with a 5000 mAh battery along with 10W charging. There is no fast charging support in the vivo Y12s.

ALSO READ: Vivo Mobiles Price in Nepal: Features and Specs

The battery will be more than enough for a day of use and it can last up to 2 days with moderate usage.

vivo Y12s runs on FunTouch OS 11 on top of Android 10.

vivo Y12s Price in Nepal and Availability

vivo Y12s has not launched in India and is only available in select markets like Hong Kong for HK$ 1098. This translates to 16,758 NPR. So vivo Y12s price in Nepal could be around 21,000 when it launches in Nepal.

vivo Y12s is a budget smartphone with an older chipset. The battery and 720p display should be fine if it’s priced under Rs. 20,000 but its camera system and performance are underwhelming. For similar prices, it will face stiff competition from the likes of Redmi 9 and Redmi Note 9.

What do you think about the vivo Y12s? Let us know in the comments!

Also, watch our review of Redmi 9 in Nepali.

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