Koobee S12 is one of the latest mid-range smartphones that was launched by Koobee in China. The S12 targets those on a budget that wants a device with 4GB of RAM.
It ships with the current trends with its 18:9 aspect ratio screen offering the trendy full view display. It also sports dual rear camera at the rear for photography. Let’s find out more.
Koobee S12 Key Specs and Features
・5.7-inch HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1440 x 720 pixels
・Android 6.0 Marshmallow with 4GB RAM
・Octa-core 1.5GHz MediaTek MT6750
・32GB built-in storage
・13MP + 13MP rear camera and 5MP front camera
・3000mAh non-removable Battery
Design And Display
The S12 looks absolutely stunning in my opinion, it has a Metal + Plastic-like body combination with two curved antenna lines adding to the beauty of the device.
At the top left corner, we can see the dual rear camera and LED flash in a horizontal format. While the fingerprint scanner takes centre stage. It measures 7.9mm in thickness and weighs 171g overall.
Turning over to the front, you will be greeted by the 18:9 Full-screen display. The screen comes with in-Cell technology with no narrow bezels whatsoever in sight.
It has a 5.7-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen which boasts of 1440 x 720 pixels and 282 pixels per inch density for clear and sharp visuals. It stretches up to 75% screen to body ratio as well.
Hardware and Software
The MediaTek MT6750 mid-range chipset takes control here, it was built with a 28nm process node and comes with an octa-core processor clocking at 1.5GHz. Handling graphics is the ARM Mali-T860 MP2 graphics card.
It has 4GB of RAM for multitasking through all your heavy apps and games. The internal storage space was pegged at 32GB, but you can expand up to 128GB using a memory card. It runs on an older Android 6.0 Marshmallow, but a newer Dido OS 7.6 is on top.
Camera And Connectivity
The S12 sports dual 13MP + 13MP rear shooters with f/2.0 aperture, there’s a LED flash beside the cameras as well. While the 5MP selfie camera handles selfies.
The S12 supports 4G LTE connectivity and accommodates dual Nano SIMs. It has support for Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5mm jack, USB TypeC, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot and A-GPS, GLONASS.
Battery And Availability
The Koobee S12 is powered by a non-removable Li-Po 3000mAh battery with fast charging technology. Koobee S12 will be available on shopping stores, starting from $119 to $149, that’s about (N40,000 – N50,000).
Full Specification Of Koobee S12
・Announced: June 2018
・Status: Available. July 2018
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: WCDMA: B1 2100MHz / B8 900 MHz / 1900 MHz / 850 MHz
・4G Support: LTE: 1800 / 2600 MHz
・LTE-TDD: 1900 MHz (Band 39)
・LTE-TDD: 2300 MHz (Band 40)
・LTE-TDD: 2500 MHz (Band 41)
・LTE-TDD: 2600 MHz (Band 38)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes (Nano + Nano)
・Material Type: Plastic + Metal
・Dimensions: 153.6 x 72.7 x 7.9 mm
・Colour: Gold, Blue
・Screen Type: HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Resolution: 1440 x 720 pixels
・Pixel Density: 282ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 75%
・Operating system: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
・Processor: Octa-core 1.5GHz
・Chipset type: MediaTek MT6750
・Graphics Processing Unit: ARM Mali-T860 MP2
・Memory Card Slot: Yes, up to 128GB
・Internal storage: 32GB
・Back Camera: 13MP + 13MP
・Front Camera: 5MP
・Back Flash: Yes, LED
・Front Flash: Yes
・WiFi Hotspot: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Fingerprint (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, gyroscope, compass, hall
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes
・Standby Time: –
・Fast Charging: Yes