Vivo Y12s vs Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power

19th Feb 2021, Kathmandu

The mid-budget smartphone segment nowadays is highly competitive, thanks to devices from the tech companies like Xiaomi, Vivo, Samsung, which pack good specifications on paper at affordable pricing. Vivo Y12s and Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power are a few of the budget smartphones available in the market. Both smartphones are pretty similar in terms of specifications, however, the Redmi 9 Power features few more hardware upgrades.  With these smartphone models, the tech companies are trying to provide their users with a good experience in terms of performance at a mid-range price.  Inside this article, you can read and compare the storage, camera, price, display, and design of Vivo Y12s and Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power models.

Display and Design

The screen of Vivo Y12s is 6.51 inches, whereas Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power comes with 6.53 inches screen. The Vivo Y12s provides a screen resolution of 1600*720, whereas the Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power features a screen resolution of 2340×1080. The Screen PPI /points per inch for each of these smartphones is 270 PPI and 395 PPI respectively

Camera and Battery

For the camera performance, the Vivo Y12s model comes equipped with 13MP + 2MP dual camera, but the Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power has a stunning 48MP+8MP+2MP+2MP quad camera. For the selfies, the Vivo Y12s features an 8MP main Camera lens, whereas on the front the Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power has an 8MP main Camera lens. The Vivo Y12s is powered by a Non-removable Li-Po 5000mAh battery while the battery of Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power has a capacity of 6000mAh.

Operating system (OS)

Both models of smartphones are quite similar in the case of performance. The Vivo Y12s model runs on Funtouch OS 11 Android 10. However, the Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power runs on MIUI 12, Android 10 platform. Similarly, the Vivo Y12s is powered by Helio P35, whereas the Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 processor.

Sensors and extras

The VivoY12s come preloaded with sensors like Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, and compass. Similarly, Redmi 9 Power features Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass, Infrared port, and so on. The earlier model supports Face Unlock and Reverse charging whereas its counterpart Redmi 9 Power supports Face Unlock and fast charging.

This is how both models are priced in the Nepalese market,

  Vivo Y12s Redmi 9 Power
Price in Nepal Rs.17,999





Check out the table below for the detailed comparison of both phones specs

GENERAL Vivo Y12s Redmi 9 Power
Operating system Android 10, Funtouch 11 Android 10, MIUI 12
Global Release Date 12 January 2021 17 December 2020
Sim Card Slot Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Colors Glacier Blue, Phantom Black Mighty Black, Fiery Red, Electric Green, Blazing Blue
Dimension 164.4 x 76.3 x 8.4 mm 162.3 x 77.3 x 9.6 mm
Weight 191 g 198 g


Display and Camera Vivo Y12s Redmi 9 Power
Screen size 6.51 Inches 6.53 Inches
Technology IPS LCD IPS LCD
Screen resolution 720 x 1600 px 1080 x 2340 px
Screen PPI (~270 PPI density) (~395 PPI density)
Screen protection   Corning Gorilla Glass 3


Processor & storage Vivo Y12s Redmi 9 Power
Processor CPU Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53) Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
Chipset Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm) Mediatek Helio G80 (12 nm)
GPU PowerVR GE8320 Adreno 610
Internal memory 32GB 3GB RAM, 32GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM 32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM
External memory microSDXC (dedicated slot) microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Sim card Slot Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Camera and Battery Vivo Y12s Redmi 9 Power
Rear(Main) Camera Dual, 13 MP Quad, 13 MP
Camera Specs 13 MP, f/2.2, (wide), PDAF

2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)

13 MP, f/2.2, 28mm (wide), 1/3.1”, 1.12µm, PDAF

8 MP, f/2.2, 118° (ultra-wide), 1/4.0”, 1.12µm

5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)

2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)

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Front(Selfie) Camera 8 MP, Single 8 MP, Single
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Battery Non-Removable Li-Ion 5000 mAh battery Non-Removable Li-Ion 6000 mAh battery



Connectivity Vivo Y12s Redmi 9 Power
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
GPRS & Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE


Additional feature Vivo Y12s Redmi 9 Power
Sensors Fingerprint(side-mounted), proximity, compass, and accelerometer Fingerprint(rear-mounted), proximity, compass, Infrared port, accelerometer
Other Extras Face Unlock, Reverse charging 5W Face Unlock, Fast charging 18W



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