Xiaomi 12 series, MIUI 13 set to launch on December 28th

Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun has officially announced that the Xiaomi 12 flagship smartphone and MIUI 13 will be launched on December 28th. Read on to know more.

Highlights
  • Xiaomi 12 to be launched on December 28th alongside MIUI 13
  • The lineup will consist of three models – Xiaomi 12, Xiaomi 12X, and Xiaomi 12 Pro
  • Xiaomi 12 Pro will be the company’s first device to get the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset

Xiaomi has officially announced that the Xiaomi 12 will be launched on December 28th along with MIUI 13. The Xiaomi 12 smartphone will be the Chinese smartphone manufacturer’s flagship for the year 2022 and will be running on Qualcomm’s very latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Mobile Platform. The device has been doing rounds on the Internet with its design renders surfacing online, 3C listing, as well as a BIS certification that revealed it will arrive in India. The Xiaomi 12 is slated to get the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC, 120W fast charging support, a 50MP Samsung GN5 main camera sensor, Harman Kardon tuned speakers, and a 6.8-inch AMOLED display. When launched, the device will become the first Xiaomi device to utilise the latest 4nm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Mobile Platform. 

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Xiaomi 12 to be launched on December 28th

The Xiaomi 12 flagship smartphone will be launched on December 28th as announced by Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun and will also share the stage with the new MIUI 13. The announcements made via a Weibo post also included a deliberation over the challenges Xiaomi has faced in the recent past as well as the future scope and prospects of the company. 

“How to achieve ‘faster and more stable’ is the big question we are trying to solve. The question is difficult, but if you have a clear idea, you will be able to find the answer. During this year, Xiaomi’s friends cared about us very much and gave us a lot of opinions. Please rest assured, I have seen everyone’s opinions, and our team is indeed earnestly improving. ‘Fast, more stable’, and the upcoming Xiaomi 12 and MIUI 13, are our answers to everyone.”

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Xiaomi 12: specifications (rumoured)

The Xiaomi 12 lineup will get three models – Xiaomi 12, Xiaomi 12X, and Xiaomi 12 Pro. The Xiaomi 12 will be the vanilla entry point into the Xiaomi 12 lineup and will feature a 6.2-inch curved display, with a punch-hole cutout for the front camera at the top. The device is likely to pack in a 4,500mAh battery capable of 67W fast charging and will measure 8.6mm in thickness. 

The Xiaomi 12X has been tipped to be powered by a Snapdragon 870 chipset from Qualcomm and will feature a 6.28-inch FHD+ AMOLED 120Hz screen with an in-display fingerprint sensor. The most expensive model, the Xiaomi 12 Pro, is likely to be powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset, get a 120Hz AMOLED display, 5x telephoto camera, a 50MP Samsung GN5 main camera sensor, a bigger battery with 120W fast charging, and a larger QHD display.