Xiaomi is highly active in launching new smartphones and devices in India, and Redmi 12 series is the latest addition to its series of launches. Though the company is known for offering budget-friendly phones, this time company has surprised everyone. The Redmi 12 series is one of the most affordable series from the company, and its specs and features will amaze you. The company has tried to reach different markets by launching 4G as well as 5G phones under the same name and series. Along with Redmi 12 series, the company has also launched Watch 3 Active and X series smart TVs. Let’s get into detail about Redmi 12 series.
Redmi 12 Series Specs
As mentioned, the company has launched 2 phones under this series Redmi 12 4G and Redmi 12 5G. The specs of both phones are almost the same, and you will find only minor changes. However, the main difference is in their connectivity. Firstly, regarding physical appearance, both phones look the same because the dimensions and form factor are the same. Both handsets feature a premium glass+plastic rear panel and flat edges. The phones are lightweight and sleek, offering an impressive in-hand feel.
The company has not made any compromise with the display part, and you will get the best panel in this price range. Both smartphones feature a brilliant 6.79-inch full-HD+ display. The cherry on the cake is the display supports a 90Hz fast refresh rate taking your experience to another level. Some interesting display features include a 240Hz touch sampling rate and 450 nits peak brightness.
Performance-wise, both phones are almost the same, but the chips are, of course, different. The 4G variant comes with MediaTek Helio G88 SoC under the hood, while Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 SoC powers the 5G variant. Both processors can offer above-average performance, and you will not feel any lag or disruption while using your device and even while playing moderate games.
You will also find a major difference in the camera setup. The 4G phone features a 50+8+2 MP triple camera setup. On the other hand, the 5G phone features a 50+2 MP dual camera setup missing 8MP ultra-wide lens. When it comes to the selfie camera, you will not see any difference as both phones feature an 8MP selfie camera.
Lastly, both devices will not disappoint you in terms of power backup because both phones feature a 500mAh battery. Apart from this, the company has also provided 18W fast charger in the box. Coming to the OS, both phones run on MIUI-14 based on Android 13 out of the box.
Redmi 12 Price and Sale
The 4G device is available in 2 variants: 4GB & 128GB and 6GB and 128 GB. The base or 4GB variant is priced at Rs 9,999, and the 6GB variant is priced at Rs 11,999. Talking about 5G devices, you will get three variants: 4GB & 128GB, 6GB and 128GB, and 8GB & 256 GB. The pricing of Redmi 12 5G is Rs 10,999, Rs12,499, and Rs 14,999 for 4GB,6GB, and 8GB variants, respectively. The phones will go on Sale from August 4, and you can buy them from Amazon, Flipkart, and Xiaomi Digital Stores.