The Xiaomi Redmi 12 just made its debut in India with a 5G version. Despite its 5G capabilities, the Redmi 12 is largely the same as its 4G sibling. Besides the selfie camera, the new phone is identical to the China-only Redmi Note 12R.

Redmi 12:

The phone will have a plastic body and frame. It measures 8.17mm thick and weighs about 199 grams. Redmi 12 will come with a 5000mAh battery and 18W fast charging support out of the box. There will be a USB Type-C port on the phone, as well as a dual-SIM card slot.

In the front, the phone is said to feature a tall 6.79-inch IPS LCD screen with a Full HD+ resolution of 2460×1080 pixels. It will have a pixel density of 396 PPI and will be protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

It will support a refresh rate of up to 90Hz. Based on the content displayed on the screen, Xiaomi’s AdaptiveSync refresh rate technology will be used to switch between 30, 48, 60, or 90Hz. It also got IP53 ratings for dust and splash resistance.

The device will be powered by a MediaTek Helio G88 SoC coupled with 4GB/8GB with 128GB/256GB of storage. The microSD card slot will allow users to expand storage up to 1TB. The Redmi 12 is available in Moonstone Silver, Pastel Blue, and Jade lack.

There are three cameras on the back of the device. Redmi 12’s primary camera sensor is likely to be a 50MP sensor with an aperture of f/1.8. Other sensors include an 8MP ultra-wide and a 2MP macro. It will have an 8MP front camera with an f/2.5 aperture for selfies.

Among its features will be dual speakers, an IR blaster, a 3.5mm headphone jack, a fingerprint scanner, and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.

Redmi 12 5G:

The phone will have a plastic body and frame. It measures 8.17mm thick and weighs about 199 grams. Redmi 12 5G will come with a 5000mAh battery and 18W fast charging support out of the box. There will be a USB Type-C port on the phone, as well as a dual-SIM card slot.

In the front, the phone is said to feature a tall 6.79-inch IPS LCD screen with a Full HD+ resolution of 2460×1080 pixels. It will have a pixel density of 396 PPI and will be protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Redmi 12 5G also got IP53 ratings for dust and splash resistance.

It will support a refresh rate of up to 90Hz. Based on the content displayed on the screen, Xiaomi’s AdaptiveSync refresh rate technology will be used to switch between 30, 48, 60, or 90Hz.

The device will be powered by India’s first Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 SoC coupled with 4GB/6GB/8GB with 128GB/256GB of storage. The microSD card slot will allow users to expand storage up to 1TB. The Redmi 12 is available in ¬†Moonstone Sliver, Pastel Blue, and Jade Black.

There are two cameras on the back of the device. Redmi 12’s primary camera sensor is likely to be a 50MP sensor with an aperture of f/1.8 and a 2MP macro. It will have an 8MP front camera with an f/2.5 aperture for selfies.

Among its features will be dual speakers, an IR blaster, a 3.5mm headphone jack, a fingerprint scanner, and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.

Pricing:

The Redmi 12 5G cost Rs.11,999/- for 4GB+128GB, Rs.13,499/- for 6GB+128GB & 8GB+256GB at Rs.15,499/- in India. From August 4th, it will be available on Amazon.in as well as on mi.com and in Xiaomi retail stores. Launch offer also includes flat Rs.1000/- off on ICICI Bank Credit card users. Also Rs. 1000 exchange bonus for Xiaomi users.

The Redmi 12 cost Rs.9999/- for 4GB+128GB & Rs.11,499/- for 6GB+128GB in India. As of August 4th, it will be available on mi.com, Flipkart, and Xiaomi retail stores. Instant discount of Rs. 1000 with ICICI Bank cards (4GB only) or exchange bonus of Rs. 1000 with Xiaomi users (4GB and 6GB).