vivo Philippines launched a new budget-friendly smartphone in the country called the vivo Y12s.

It features three huge upgrades over vivo’s previous offerings. These include a long-lasting 5,000mAh battery, improved FuntouchOS 11 software with Multi-Turbo, and side-mounted fingerprint scanner embedded in the power button.


vivo Y12s

The vivo Y12s smartphone in Glacier Blue color.

The vivo Y12s also flaunts a 6.51-inch Halo FullView display with HD+ resolution and 270 PPI pixel density. It’s housed in a glossy body in two gleaming colorways – Glacier Blue and Phantom Black.

A MediaTek Helio P35 chipset powers the device with 3GB of RAM for multi-tasking and 32GB of expandable storage.


The vivo Y12s smartphone in Phantom Black color.

The vivo Y12s smartphone in Phantom Black color.

It has a dual rear camera setup composed of a 13 Megapixel main rear camera and a 2 Megapixel depth sensor. There’s also an 8 Megapixel selfie camera housed in the small “Halo” display cutout on the front.

The vivo Y12s is now available in vivo stores nationwide as well as the official vivo stores on Lazada and Shopee.

vivo Y12s specs:

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  • 6.51-inch HD+ IPS LCD Display (720 x 1600 Pixels), 270 ppi
  • Android 10 Operating System
  • MediaTek Helio P35 Chipset
  • 3 GB of RAM
  • Dual Cameras (13+2 MP) with LED Flash
  • 8 Megapixel Front Camera
  • Dual SIM (Nano-SIM)
  • 32GB Internal Storage
  • Expandable Up to 256 via microSD
  • 4G LTE (with VoLTE), 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE & GPRS Networks
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (Dual Band)
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • MicroUSB 2.0
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Fingerprint Sensor (side mounted)
  • 5000mAh Battery
  • 10W Charging Rate
  • 164.41 x 76.32 x 8.41 mm @ 191 g
  • 6,499.00 Official Price in the Philippines