Redmi Note 12 5G series India launch officially teased: specifications

The Redmi Note 12 Pro+ Indian variant is also tipped to come with a 200MP camera.

Highlights
  • Redmi Note 12 5G series India launch has been officially teased.
  • The lineup originally debuted in China back in October and includes Redmi Note 12 5G, Redmi Note 12 Explorer Edition, Redmi Note 12 Pro, and Redmi Note 12 Pro+.
  • Redmi Note 12 series launch date is yet to be revealed.

Redmi Note 12 5G series India launch has been teased officially by the company on Twitter. The phones originally launched in China back in October and include multiple models: the Redmi Note 12 5G, Redmi Note 12 Pro, and Redmi Note 12 Pro+. While Xiaomi hasn’t mentioned which models are coming to the country, we believe there could be at least one India-specific version. Noted tipster Mukul Sharma has claimed the Indian variant of the Redmi Note 12 Pro+ will feature a 200MP primary camera on the back.

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The exact launch date of the Redmi Note 12 series in India is not yet revealed but since there’s a dedicated microsite on the Xiaomi website, we believe the event might be held by the end of this year.

Redmi Note 12 5G series specifications

Redmi Note 12 5G: The Redmi Note 12 features a 6.67-inch Samsung GOLED FHD+ display with a 120Hz refresh rate and a punch-hole cutout for the selfie snapper. The phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 mobile platform with an octa-core CPU. The handset boots Android 12-based MIUI 13 custom out of the box. 

Redmi Note 12 5G packs dual cameras on the back, with a 48MP camera and a 2MP depth sensor. There is an 8MP front-facing camera for selfies. The handset houses a 5,000mAh battery and supports 33W charging. Connectivity options include 5G, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and a USB Type-C port for charging.

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Redmi Note 12 Pro and Note 12 Pro+: The Redmi Note 12 Pro and Note 12 Pro+ sport a 6.67-inch FHD+ OLED display with 2400 X 1080 pixels resolution, 20:9 aspect ratio, a 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate, Dolby Vision, HDR10+, and up to 900nits brightness. They are powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1080 SoC paired with Mali-G68 GPU and boot MIUI 13 custom skin out of the box.

The Redmi Note 12 Pro comes in four variants: 6GB/128GB, 8GB/128GB, 8GB/256GB, and 12GB/256GB. On the other hand, the Redmi Note 12 Pro+ ships in 8GB/256GB and 12GB/256GB 

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As for the cameras, the Redmi Note 12 Pro has triple camera sensors on the back, with a 50MP Sony IMX766 primary sensor with f/1.88 aperture, 6P Lens, OIS, an 8MP UW lens and a 2MP macro unit. It has a 16MP snapper on the front for selfies and video chats.

The Redmi Note 12 Pro+ has triple sensors on the back, with a 200MP Samsung HPX primary sensor with f/1.65 aperture, 7P Lens, ALD coating, and OIS. There is an 8MP ultra-wide-angle secondary lens and a 2MP macro unit. For selfies, there is a 16MP snapper on the front for selfies and video chats.

Connectivity features include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, GPS, and USB Type-C port for charging and data transfers. The Redmi Note 12 Pro ships with a 5000mAh battery and 67W fast charging support. While the Pro+ version has 120W fast charging support. There is a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for security, stereo speakers and X-axis linear motor.

Key Specs

Xiaomi Redmi Note 12
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 | 4 GBProcessor
6.67 inches (16.94 cm) Display
48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MPRear camera
13 MPSelfie camera
5000 mAh Battery
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Price
Rs. 17,999
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Review Summary

Expert Rating3.5/5

Design
★★★★★
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Display
★★★★★
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Software
★★★★★
★★★★★
Camera
★★★★★
★★★★★
Performance
★★★★★
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Battery
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Pros

  • Lovely screen
  • Good performance and battery life
  • Excellent design and build quality
  • Good daylight photography

Cons

  • Comes with Android 12 and dated security patch
  • Bloatware
  • Lowlight photography could have been better
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