Xiaomi 12 global variant spotted on Geekbench running Android 12

Xiaomi 12 global variants could launch next month according to reports.

Highlights
  • The Xiaomi 12 global variant has been listed on benchmarking website Geekbench
  • It is equipped with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset, 8GB RAM, and runs Android 12
  • Xiaomi 12 series is expected to launch globally in March

Xiaomi 12 flagship smartphone has been spotted on Geekbench ahead of its global launch. Xiaomi’s latest flagship series was launched in China last month to much fanfare. The phone is powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset, and is available in three variants; Xiaomi 12, Xiaomi 12x, and Xiaomi 12 Pro. As per the latest report, Xiaomi’s 12 series is expected to launch globally in late February. The Chinese manufacturer will also launch its latest smartphones in India but in late March or early April.

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Xiaomi 12 Geekbench

As per the Geekbench listing, the Xiaomi 12 global variant could carry the model number 2201123G. The listing shows an 8GB RAM variant with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset, similar to the China models. It is running Android 12, most likely with the MIUI on top, similar to the variants available in China. Xiaomi also sells a 12GB RAM variant of the Xiaomi 12 in its home country, but we’re not sure if that’ll be sold globally. We’d have to wait a couple more weeks to find out for sure.

The global variant of Xiaomi 12 has managed to attain a single core score of 711 and a multi-core score of 2834 running Geekbench 5.4.4. The vanilla Xiaomi 12 features a 6.28-inch FHD+ AMOLED panel that offers 120Hz refresh rate, and is protected by Gorilla Glass Victus. It gets a triple rear camera setup that consists of a 50-megapixel primary sensor, a 13-megapixel ultrawide unit, and a 5-megapixel macro sensor. The phone also comes with a 32-megapixel selfie camera, and a 4,500mAh battery that supports 67W fast charging.

Meanwhile, the more powerful Xiaomi 12 Pro features a 6.7-inch QHD+ display, triple 50-megapixel cameras at the back, and 120W fast charging support. Xiaomi is also supposedly working on an Ultra variant of the 12 series with an improved quad-rear camera setup with a large primary sensor and a high optical zoom lens.