Xiaomi 12

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Xiaomi 12 Weibo

Press materials Xiaomi 12 released, shows some specs

Rumors ·

The launch of the Xiaomi 12 is scheduled for December 28. Before then, quite a lot needs to be done. Production has to be started, sales partners have to be informed and press material has to be made. The latter has been done, because we have one of those.

This is a Chinese poster that figures the Xiaomi 12 including some highlights of the device. Starting with a 6.28-inch FHD display with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels and 120Hz screen refresh.

Xiaomi 12 press poster

The panel of the Xiaomi 12 has bagged an A+ score from DisplayMate. There is also a 50MP camera with a 1/1.28" sensor, optical image stabilization (OIS) and an f/1.9 lens. The camera also has 3x optical zoom and 30x digital zoom. The battery is on the right side with 4500 mAh and can be charged quickly with a maximum of 67 Watts. So far, few surprises.

Xiaomi 12 price

Possibly, the Xiaomi 12 therefore also has to rely on its price. For a flagship, the price seems to be pretty good. A starting price of 3699 CNY is equivalent to 513 Euros. There is still tax on top, import duties and shipping which possibly results in a slightly lower price for which the Xiaomi Mi 11 was released at the time.

As mentioned, we will hear more on December 28 when Xiaomi officially announces the device. This will first happen in homeland China, after which a worldwide launch will hopefully follow. Whether Xiaomi will then also announce the Xiaomi 12 Pro is obvious, but nothing is certain these days.

Source : Weibo

Xiaomi 12 Series Weibo

Xiaomi 12 back cover pops up, possibly announced soon

Rumors ·

If the rumors are true, we are looking at the back of the upcoming Xiaomi 12. We don't see a complete device yet, so we still have to guess. Fortunately, the source provides an explanation and a possible launch date.

Xiaomi seems to want to apply a large camera sensor on the Xiaomi 12. We can see a relatively large hole at the top. Possibly a 200MP large sensor? Xiaomi would then be the first to put so many megapixels in a mobile phone. It was earlier rumored that Xiaomi's first phone with a 200MP camera wouldn't come before the second half of 2022.

Xiaomi 12 rear panel

The camera system also consists of a macro camera and an ultra-wide-angle lens, as described by the caption. Although the source doesn't say anything about a telephoto camera, we would be surprised if it was missing. The two remaining cutouts would be for the flash and other sensors.

First with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

Earlier Xiaomi made it clear which processor the Xiaomi 12 will get. That's Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. Expect this chipset in more flagships including the Samsung Galaxy S22.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

With the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, Qualcomm is switching to a new naming scheme. The chipset itself gets eight cores based on a 4nm process. Compared to the Snapdragon 888, the CPU should be about 20% faster and the GPU as much as 30% while the power consumption is significantly lower.

Announcement Xiaomi 12 series

Besides the Xiaomi 12, the Xiaomi 12 Pro and 12X are also expected. That entire series could possibly be announced soon, possibly this month. According to the same Digital Chat Station as early as December 28.


Most important Xiaomi 12 specifications

Dimensions 152.7 x 69.9 x 8.16 mm
Weight 180 grams
EAN code 8033779064029, 8033779064012, 6934177763892, 6934177763878, 6934177763793, 6934177763779, 6934177763731, 6934177763717, 6934177763694, 5413729241084, 5413729241077, 5413729241060
Fingerprint recognition
Operating system
Android 12
Color display 6.28 inch, DotDisplay, hole-punch display
Camera 13 MP, 5 MP, 50 MP
Processor 1.8 GHz, 2.5 GHz, 3.0 GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, octa core
Secondary camera 32 MP
Dual SIM
Data network
4G (LTE)
Build-in memory
Internal memory 12 GB (Size (RAM)), 8 GB (Size (RAM)), 128 GB (Storage), 256 GB (Storage)
Memory card slot
Power supply
Battery 4500 mAh
Fast charging
Wireless charging
Audio jack plug

All Xiaomi 12 specifications

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 Current product 
Fingerprint recognition
Color display6.28 inch, DotDisplay, hole-punch display6.7 inch, Infinity-O Display, hole-punch display
Camera13 MP, 5 MP, 50 MP12 MP, 12 MP, 64 MP
Processor1.8 GHz, 2.5 GHz, 3.0 GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, octa coreOcta core
Secondary camera32 MP10 MP
Dual SIM
4G (LTE)
Internal memory12 GB (Size (RAM)), 8 GB (Size (RAM)), 128 GB (Storage), 256 GB (Storage)12 GB (Size (RAM)), 128 GB (Storage)
Memory card slot
Battery4500 mAh4500 mAh
Fast charging
Wireless charging
Audio jack plug

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