As a preamble to this test
Among all the possible choices, it becomes difficult to choose the smartphone that best suits your needs.Depending on whether you are a seasoned user or a beginner, the choices are different.The operating system is a matter of taste; on this S12 Lite 32 GB, Gionee chose Android.
Now let’s see the results of our situational testing.
The design of this S12 Lite 32 GB is well done and corresponds to consumer expectations.This model is average, and will meet most of your needs.All in all, a good price/quality ratio.
The S12 Lite 32 GB, the right choice for surfing the internet?
The main advantage of a smartphone is to be connected everywhere and therefore to be mobile.If for you, a phone is just for making calls, you probably won’t need a smartphone.
This S12 Lite 32 GB is a compact phoneIts 6.52 -inch screen is suitable for everyday use.
Writing text messages, looking at photos or surfing social networks, everything is clear on this screen.Gionee seems to have designed a device capable of withstanding the hardships you might put it through.The device is equipped with Wifi.You will be able to enjoy quality web access, anywhere, even on the other side of the world.This smartphone comes with GPS.Your travels will be facilitated, even abroad.Important when you’re away from home.
This on model, you can have more than one phone number.In other words, the ability to use multiple phone lines in this unit.That is, several operators at the same time.An interesting option abroad.
We found out that this S12 Lite 32 GB doesn’t have reinforced glass.No protection against scratches or shocks that can occur during the lifetime of all smartphones.A possible solution at a lower cost is the addition of a transparent tempered glass film, without altering the screen’s tactile reactivity.
In addition, concerning the battery of this smartphone you will have enough autonomy with 4000 mAh,Enough to get through the day.
In conclusion on battery charging, Gionee has not changed anything compared to previous models, which means no fast charge.Yet it has become almost indispensable, due to the speed at which batteries are now draining.
Interesting for the videos?
Smartphones have become the new televisions.Perfectly designed for our daily needs.It even replaces the radio, or to listen to music.They are quite powerful and quite connected by streaming video.But not all phones are suitable for this purpose.
We would have liked the S12 Lite 32 GB to have been more powerful on the multimedia side.He’s at the bottom of our ranking.The 6.52 -inch screen is poorly suited for exercise.The resolution is low: 720 x 1600.He’ll be more comfortable listening to music.
The screen of this model has been switched to LCD IPS (In-Plane Switching).The light of the backlight varies according to the orientation of the pixels allowing a wider viewing angle.
Gionee sought to improve the audio experience.This model has a 3.5mm jack input, and allows your phone to play good quality music.
To transfer the sound from the phone, you will have the option via bluetooth.The sound result is of a good level.
Finally, we deplore the absence of stereo speakers.
Is it suitable for games?
For games, you need performance.Games, but also applications require batteries.To play and have a smooth picture, you need to have the CPU and GPU at its best.Simply put, the higher these features are, the better your gaming experience will be.
A smartphone with RAM, but the bare minimum.This phone only defaults to 32 GB; that’s probably fair.Knowing that some users need more space, Gionee has provided a free space for an extension.
Whatever your use, unless you are playing H24, the battery is sufficient.An autonomy which is in the middle range.The power is 4000 mAH, well enough for the day.
It will be necessary to limit the applications installed on this smartphone.Reading comfort where the display is not up to scratch.This is an entry-level model: 269* pixels per inch.The images are of lower quality, they can sometimes pixelize, and give a final rendering that is painful for the eyes.
Please note that this model does not allow contactless payments.
Concerning audio or video use?
The quality of smartphones allows you to take pictures as well as many cameras.They have millions of pixels that capture details perfectly.Other important criteria must be taken into account, such as zoom, HDR function, Flash Led, Panorama mode.Editing and sharing options should also be analyzed.Gionee is renowned for the quality of its sensors and the design of its smartphones.
Unsurprisingly, Gionee installed an efficient photo sensor and integrated it perfectly into Android.As it happens, to improve the result, this phone carries 3 objectives.
This S12 Lite 32 GB has a photo resolution of 13 Mp, identical to its competitors.In fact, it’s enough to make some nice pictures or a few holiday movies.The resolution is sufficient for your selfies.This makes it easier for you to retouch the photo.The sensor of this S12 Lite 32 GB is of good quality and will facilitate photo retouching.
This device contains only 32 GB of storage space; less than most.Forget about your music and movies, in addition to your many applications.And then we advise you to provide external backup solutions.
The S12 Lite 32 GB in conclusion
This S12 Lite 32 GB meets the majority of use cases.It’s average, but still a very good product.With a well-placed price, it’s a wise choice.