Xiaomi 12 series launch today: how to watch livestream, expected specifications, and price

Xiaomi 12, Xiaomi 12 Pro price and specifications will be revealed officially later today during the launch event in China. Here's how you can watch it live.

Highlights
  • Xiaomi 12 smartphone series is launching today in China.
  • Xiaomi 12 will be a compact smartphone, while the Xiaomi 12 Pro will feature a large 6.73-inch screen.
  • Both devices are said to be powered by the flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset.

Xiaomi is finally launching its Xiaomi 12-series smartphones today in China. The lineup is officially confirmed to consist of the vanilla Xiaomi 12 and the Xiaomi 12 Pro and there have been rumors that suggest that the brand might also unveil its Xiaomi 12X during the launch. In any case, Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12 Pro will see the light of the day later today. Both devices are said to come equipped with the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor and will run on MIUI 13, the brand’s latest custom skin iteration, out of the box. If you want to watch the launch event live today, we’ve got you covered. Here’s how you can watch the Xiaomi 12 series launch event livestream.

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Xiaomi 12 series launch today: how to watch live?

The Xiaomi 12 series of smartphones will launch today at 7:30 PM (China time) or 5:00 PM (India time) and the event will be live-streamed on various platforms, including Weibo and the company’s official Chinese website.

Xiaomi 12 series price (expected)

The Xiaomi 12 is tipped to launch at a starting price of CNY 3,699, which roughly translates to around Rs 43,700, for the 8GB RAM and 256GB storage variant. The 8GB RAM and 256GB variant is said to be priced at CNY 3,999 (or around Rs 47,200). Lastly, the 12GB variant is tipped to be priced at CNY 4,399 (around Rs 52,000).

The Xiaomi 12 Pro is rumored to start at CNY 4,999 (around Rs 58,800) for the base 8GB variant and might go all the way up to CNY 5,699 (around Rs 67,000) for the top-tier variant.

Lastly, the Xiaomi 12X is rumored to be the most affordable of the lot and will likely be priced less than the vanilla Xiaomi 12.

Xiaomi 12 series specifications (confirmed and rumoured)

Xiaomi 12 series

The Xiaomi 12 is going to be a compact-sized smartphone with a 6.28-inch 2K AMOLED LTPO panel with 120Hz refresh rate and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus support. The Xiaomi 12 Pro, on the other hand, will feature a much larger 6.73-inch 2K display with a 120Hz refresh rate. Both devices will be powered by the latest flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 5G mobile platform.

Coming to the battery life, the vanilla Xiaomi 12 is tipped to feature a 4,500mAh battery with 67W fast charging support, while the Pro variant is said to come with a whopping 120W fast charging support. The Xiaomi 12 Pro is also tipped to sport a 50MP main camera, a 50MP ultra-wide angle camera, and a 50MP telephoto lens with 2x optical zoom.

To learn more about the Xiaomi 12 series of smartphones, you can head to our previous coverage for the same.

Key Specs

Xiaomi Mi 12
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 | 8 GBProcessor
6.28 inches Display
50 MP + 13 MP + 5 MPRear camera
32 MPSelfie camera
4500 mAh Battery
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