The Xiaomi 12 series is confirmed to launch in China on December 28 and smartphone trailers have started to appear through the company’s official channels. A few days before the formal debut, a Chinese informant has leaked the full specifications of the vanilla Xiaomi 12 model, along with the pricing details, leaving little to the imagination. The phone is said to feature a 120Hz refresh rate display and triple rear camera unit, topped off by a 50-megapixel primary snapper. Also, Xiaomi 12 leans in to pack a 4,500 mAh battery. Xiaomi’s upcoming smartphone lineup is said to include the vaniila Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12 Pro models along with Xiaomi 12X and Xiaomi 12 Ultra.
Well-known insider Panda is Bald (translated) shared the pricing details and full spec sheet of the upcoming Xiaomi 12 on Weibo.
Xiaomi 12 price (expected)
According to the leak, the 8GB + 128GB storage variant of Xiaomi 12 could be priced at CNY 3,699 (roughly Rs. 43,700), while the 8GB + 256GB storage variant may be priced at CNY 3,999 (roughly Rs. 47,200). The top-end 12GB + 256GB model is said to be priced at CNY 4,399 (roughly Rs. 51,900).
Xiaomi 12 Specifications (Expected)
Xiaomi 12 is designed to run on MIUI 13. It can feature a 6.28-inch 10-bit full-HD + (1,080×2,400 pixels) display with a 120Hz refresh rate. The display is said to be compatible with HDR10 + and Dolby Vision. Xiaomi’s display 12 is also tilted to support 16,000-level screen brightness adjustment. Xiaomi recently announced that Xiaomi 12 earned an A + rating from DisplayMate.
The insider does not reveal the name of the chipset, but the company has already confirmed that Xiaomi 12 features a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. It could be paired with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage.
For optics, Xiaomi is expected to provide a triple rear camera unit in the upcoming Xiaomi 12. The camera system is spearheaded by a 50-megapixel main camera with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and f / 1.9 aperture, along with a 13 megapixel ultra-wide camera. camera with a field of view of 123 degrees. There could be a third snapper that supports 3x optical zoom, 10x hybrid zoom, and up to 30x digital zoom. The insider has not shared the details of the selfie camera.
Xiaomi 12 is said to have a 4,500 mAh battery that supports 67 W fast charging and 30 W wireless charging. Other connectivity features on the phone are likely to include NFC, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.2, and 5G. The phone is likely to include an X-axis linear motor. The smartphone could weigh 180 grams.