Gionee announced the arrival of the Gionee M12 phone. Launched in Nigeria, the Gionee M12 is a budget phone that comes in two chipset versions. It comes with a trendy punch-hole screen and a 48-megapixel quad camera setup.
Gionee M12 specifications and features
The Gionee M12 is fitted with a 6.55-inch IPS LCD screen that delivers an HD+ resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels and a 20:9 aspect ratio. The phone offers a screen-to-body ratio of 91 percent. The upper-left corner positioned punch-hole features a 16-megapixel front-facing camera.
The backside of the device has a vertical camera setup that includes a 48-megapixel Samsung GD1 lens with f/1.79 aperture, a 5-megapixel ultrawide shooter with 115-degree FOV, and a pair of 2-megapixel auxiliary lenses. The handset is preinstalled with Android 10 OS. It has a microSD card slot for additional storage.
The Helio A25 chipset edition of the Gionee M12 has 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage. The Helio P22 powered model has 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage. The device is backed by a 5,100mAh battery that supports 10W charging. It comes with other features like dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth, GPS, USB-C, a rear-facing fingerprint reader, and a 3.5mm audio jack.
Gionee M12 Full Specification
|Announced||16 November 2020|
|Status||Available. Released, 16 November 2020|
|Dimensions||163.9 x 76.8 x 9.3 mm|
|Build||Glass front, plastic frame, plastic back|
|Colors||Dazzling Black, Magic Green|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Size||6.55 inches, (~82.3% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~268 ppi density)|
|Technology||LTE / HSPA / GSM|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps|
|4G bands||1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 40|
|3G bands||HSDPA 900 / 1900|
|2G bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|RAM||4GB / 6GB|
|ROM||64GB / 128GB|
|Card slot||Yes, via micro SD card|
|Chipset||Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm) – model 2|
MediaTek Helio A25 (12 nm) – model 1
|CPU||Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 – model 2|
Octa-core (4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.5 GHz Cortex-A53) – model 1
|Quad||48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF|
5 MP, f/2.2, (ultrawide)
2 MP (depth)
2 MP (depth)
|Features||LED flash, panorama, HDR|
|Capacity||Li-Po 5100 mAh|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), proximity accelerometer|
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|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, hotspot, dual-band|
|USB||USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
Gionee M12 Price and Availability in Nigeria
Looking for where to buy Gionee M12 in Nigeria? The Nigerian online retailer site Slickmobile online store is selling GIONEE M12 (4GB RAM, 64GB ROM) variant for NGN 69,900 and the GIONEE M12 (6GB RAM, 128GB ROM) model for NGN 80,000. Dazzling Black and Magic Green are the two color variants of the Gionee M12.