Back in September, Gionee announced the Gionee M12 Pro in its home market China. The Chinese brand now has M12 as the latest offering from the company. The smartphone has been unveiled in Nigeria. Notably, this is a budget smartphone and to your surprise it comes in two different chipset versions. Let’s find out the full specs sheet, features and expected price of Gionee M12 in Nepal.

Gionee M12 Full Specification

Gionee M12 Specifications

Key Specs
Display 6.55 inches
Front Camera 16 MP
Back Camera 48 + 5 + 2 + 2 MP
Chipset Helio A25 / Helio P22
RAM 4/6 GB
Internal Storage 64/128 GB
Battery 5,100 mAh
Price in Nepal Rs. 27,500* (6/128GB with Helio A25) Rs. 29,500* (6/128GB with Helio P22)
Other Markets NGN 75,000
General
Dimension 163.9 x 76.8 x 9.3 mm
Weight 196 g
Build Glass Front, Plastic Back, Plastic Frame
Sim Slot Dual SIM
Sim Size Nano-SIM
Resistance -
Operating System Android 10
Colors Magic Green, Dazzling Black
Display
Size 6.55 inches
Type IPS LCD
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels
Aspect Ratio 20:9 ratio
Screen-to-Body ratio 91%
Protection No
Camera
Front Camera
Setup Single
Lens 16 MP
Flash No
Optical Image Stabilization No
Autofocus No
Features No
Video [email protected]
Back Camera
Setup Quad
Lens 48 MP, Wide Lens,PDAF 5 MP, Ultra-wide Lens 2 MP, Depth Lens 2 MP, Macro Lens
Flash Yes, LED Flash
Optical Image Stabilization No
Autofocus Yes
Features -
Video [email protected]
Performance
Chipset MediaTek Helio A25 (12 nm) - model 1 Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm) - model 2
Processor Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53) - model 1 Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 - model 2
RAM 4/6 GB
Storage
Internal Storage 64/128 GB
Expandable Storage Yes, microSD card
Type eMMC 5.1
Multimedia
Audio Jack Yes
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio Features -
FM Radio Yes
Network Connectivity
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Wi-Fi Features Dual-band, Hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Infrared Port No
NFC No
USB Type USB Type-C, USB On-The-Go
USB version 2.0
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
Sensor
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Placement Rear-Mount
Face Recognition -
Accelerometer Yes
Gyro -
Proximity Yes
Compass -
Barometer -
Battery
 
Capacity 5,100 mAh
Type Non-removable Li-Po
Charging 10W charging

Gionee M12 Overview

Display and Design

The M12 makes use of a 6.55” IPS LCD display with a HD+ resolution of 720 x 1,600 pixels. It has an aspect ratio of 20:9. There’s a punch hole for a selfie camera and results for a 91% screen to body ratio.

Around the back, there’s a rectangular camera bump, fingerprint sensor and a Gionee branding. The rear panel comes in two different colors Magic Green and Dazzling Black.

Camera

Gionee M12 camera

Moving to optics, the handset packs a total of 5 camera lenses. The back panel flaunts a 48MP quad camera setup with Samsung’s GM1 sensor and f/1.79 aperture. Keeping the company are 5MP wide-angle-lens with f/2.2 aperture and two additional 2MP lenses. Finally, the fifth camera is 16MP and is placed in the punch hole.

Performance and Memory

Coming to the performance, the handset comes with two processor options – MediaTek Helio A25 and MediaTek Helio P22 SoC. Both the chipset consists of 8 cores but they are different in terms of performance. Here, the P22 is clocked a bit higher than A25. Moreover, two configurations are available – 4/64GB and 6/128GB. If the storage isn’t enough for you can create extra storage by adding a microSD card.

Battery and Miscellaneous

The M12 comes with a 5,100mAh battery on board. It gets recharged over USB-C at 10W. It is a dual SIM phone with LTE connectivity. Additionally, connectivity includes dual-band Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, FM receiver and headphone jack slot. Similarly, the phone also supports face unlock.

Gionee M12 Price and Availability in Nepal

The handset is available for purchase in Nigeria via online and offline stores. The price of Gionee M12 with 6GB RAM +128GB storage is NGN 78,900 for Helio A25. The Helio P22 model is priced at NGN 85,000 for the same configuration.

We expect the price of Gionee M12 to start at Rs 27,500 in Nepal, if it launches.

Gionee SmartphonesPrice in Nepal (Expected)Price in Nigeria
Gionee M12 (6/128GB with Helio P22)Rs. 29,500NGN 85,000
Gionee M12 (6/128GB with Helio A25)Rs. 27,500NGN 78,900
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