Xiaomi is ready to present its next flagship line, Xiaomi 12, tomorrow. We already know that the new series will be powered by Qualcomm’s latest flagship SoC, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, and will come with MIUI 13, the latest version of Xiaomi’s custom skin. Now, before the official reveal, a series of leaks have spilled the beans on the specifications and design of the Xiaomi 12 line.
Prolific tipster Evan Blass AKA @evleaks has filtered out Official versions of the Xiaomi 12. While Xiaomi shared a sneak peek of the Xiaomi 12 last week, it only showed the front of the phone. The renders shared by concluding Give us our best look at the design of the Xiaomi 12 so far. As can be seen from the attached images below, the Xiaomi 12 features a rectangular camera module on the back that houses three cameras and an LED flash. We can also see the Xiaomi logo at the bottom perpendicular to the bulge of the camera.
Blass has also posted a short promotional video for the Xiaomi 12 showing the overall design of the phone and the four colors in action.
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Meanwhile, a separate leak from a Weibo user (via @_snoopytech_) detailed the design and key specifications of the Xiaomi 12 Pro. As we can see from the renders, the Xiaomi 12 Pro has an identical design to the regular model, with the same rectangular camera module and a perforated screen on the front.
The Weibo leak also reveals some of the phone’s key specs. According to the leak, the Xiaomi 12 Pro will feature a larger 6.73-inch QHD + AMOLED display with a 120Hz screen refresh rate and Dolby Vision support. The phone’s triple camera setup will reportedly consist of a 50MP main camera, a 50MP ultra-wide camera, and a 50MP telephoto lens with 2x optical zoom. On the front, the phone will feature a 32MP selfie camera. The camera bit matches previous leaks which also said the Pro model would include three 50MP cameras on the back.
Elsewhere, the Xiaomi 12 Pro is said to have a 4,600mAh battery with 120W fast wired charging support, 50W fast wireless charging support, and up to 10W reverse wireless charging. Finally, we are told that the phone will be powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC, LPDDR5 RAM, UFS 3.1 flash storage, VC liquid cooling system, and stereo speakers tuned by Harman Kardon. The phone will be available in at least four colors: green, pink, blue, and black.
In recent days, Xiaomi has been slowly teasing the highlights of the Xiaomi 12 series (via XiaomiUI). So far, the company has confirmed that the line will come with a new Surge P1 charging chip with up to 120 fast charging support, a 32MP front camera, and Sony IMX766 and IMX707 main sensors for Xiaomi 12 and 12 Pro respectively. The Xiaomi 12 series will also come with an AI-powered video recording feature called CyberFocus which, according to the company, will continuously track subjects no matter how they move and “won’t lose focus.”
We look forward to learning more about Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12 Pro, including their pricing and availability at tomorrow’s launch event. In addition to the new phones, Xiaomi will also detail the latest version of its custom skin: MIUI 13 and MIUI 13 for Pad.