Xiaomi has officially announced the launch of its flagship Xiaomi 12 Series. The new lineup has been introduced in China and contains a total of three devices — Xiaomi 12, Xiaomi 12 Pro, and Xiaomi 12X. All the smartphones run on the newly announced MIUI 13 and octa-core Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC.
The devices also feature a triple rear camera setup and a hole-punch design display with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection. All three mobile phones come with 5G connectivity.
Xiaomi 12 price, specifications
Xiaomi 12 will come in three different configurations of 8GB RAM with 128GB storage priced at CNY 3,699 that is approx Rs 43,400. Whereas the price of the 8GB RAM with 256GB variant has been set at CNY 3,999 which is around Rs 46,900 and the 12GB RAM with 256GB model comes with a price tag of CNY 4,399 that converts to Rs 51,600.
Xiaomi 12 has a 6.28-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display offering 1,080×2,400 pixels of resolution with a 20:9 aspect ratio. The screen comes with a peak brightness of 1,100 nits, a refresh rate of 120Hz, Dolby Vision support and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection on top.
On the software front, it runs on MIUI 13 based upon Android OS and is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC and up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 onboard storage.
The mobile phone features a triple rear camera setup with a 50-megapixel primary Sony IMX766 sensor, an f/1.88 aperture and optical image stabilisation (OIS) support. A 13-megapixel ultra-wide lens with a field of view of 123 degrees and f/2.4 aperture is also included in the camera setup.
These are paired with a 5-megapixel macro camera. A proprietary CyberFocus technology supports the rear camera setup for improved focus-locking. On the front, the Xiaomi 12 has a 32-megapixel selfie camera sensor. It supports Stagger HDR and beautification features based on artificial intelligence (AI).
The device includes a 4,500mAh battery that supports 67W fast charging and 50W wireless charging. In addition, the phone supports 10W reverse wireless charging. 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth v5.2, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, Infrared (IR), and a USB Type-C port are among the connectivity options.
Accelerometer, ambient light, gyroscope, magnetometer, and proximity sensor are among the sensors onboard. The Xiaomi 12 supports Dolby Atmos and features Harman Kardon-tuned stereo speakers. HiRes audio is also supported by the phone.
Xiaomi 12 Pro price, specifications
Xiaomi 12 Pro has been launched in an 8GB RAM with 128GB storage option which is priced at CNY 4,699 that translates to Rs 55,100. On the other hand, the 8GB RAM with 256GB storage model comes with a price tag of CNY 4,999 which converts to Rs 58,600 and the 12GB RAM with 256GB model price is set at CNY 5,399 which is approx. Rs 63,300.
Coming to the specs, Xiaomi 12 Pro is highlighted with a 6.73-inch WQHD+ E5 AMOLED display with 1,440×3,200 pixels of resolution. The screen offers a 120Hz dynamic refresh rate with 1,500 nits of peak brightness.
The display also features Apple’s low-temperature polycrystalline oxide (LTPO) backplane technology and has Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection and a 480Hz touch sampling rate. Under its hood, there is a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC paired with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage.
The Xiaomi 12 Pro has a triple rear camera setup that includes a 50-megapixel primary Sony IMX707 sensor with an OIS-supported wide-angle and f/1.9 aperture, a 50-megapixel portrait sensor, and a 50-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens. A 32-megapixel selfie camera sensor is also included on the front of the phone.
The smartphone has a quad-speaker set up with a dedicated tweeter and the speakers are powered by Harman Kardon. In addition to this, there is a 4,600mAh battery with 120W fast wired charging capability.
The phone also supports wireless charging at a rate of 50 watts and reverse wireless charging at a rate of 10 watts. 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth v5.2, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, IR, and a USB Type-C port are among the connectivity options available.
Xiaomi 12X price, specifications
Xiaomi 12X price has been set at CNY 3,199 which translates to Rs 37,500 for the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage model. The phone also comes in an 8GB with 256GB model for CNY 3,499 which is approx Rs 41,000 and the 12GB RAM with 256GB model for CNY 3,799 that converts to Rs 44,500.
The Xiaomi 12X is a slightly modified version of the vanilla variant. The display, battery and speaker systems are the same. Also, the triple camera set-up is similar to what is found on Xiaomi 12.
The phone is equipped with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC and up to 12GB of RAM, which sets it apart from its other two siblings
Xiaomi 12, Xiaomi 12 Pro, Xiaomi 12X availability
In terms of availability, the Xiaomi 12, Xiaomi 12 Pro, and Xiaomi 12X will all be available in China starting December 31. All the phones are now up for pre-orders. Xiaomi has not yet announced when the Xiaomi 12 series will be available in other countries including India.
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