Long awaited day has come finally. Xiaomi’s Global Launch Event was held today and Xiaomi’s latest flagship series, the Xiaomi 12 series, was released globally. Devices, which were introduced only in China 3 months ago, finally met the whole world. Let’s get started then.
Xiaomi 12 Specifications
Xiaomi’s latest flagship series has finally been introduced Globally. As you know, Xiaomi 12 series devices were introduced in China on December 28, 2020. Devices finally meet the whole world after a period of about 3 months. Flagship devices powered by Qualcomm’s latest flagship SoC, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (SM8450). Octa-core processor with 4nm process is a real performance beast with 1×3.00 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3×2.50 GHz Cortex-A710 and 4×1.80 GHz Cortex-A510 cores.
Xiaomi 12 Display Screen Specifications
Xiaomi 12’s screen is 6.28″ FHD+ (1080×2400) OLED with 120Hz refresh rate. It supports HDR10+ and Dolby Vision. Screen protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. There is a drop from 2K screen to 1080p screen in Xiaomi 11, but don’t worry the display trend continues with 2K display on Xiaomi 12 Pro
Xiaomi 12 Camera Specifications
The device comes with a triple camera setup. Main camera is Sony Exmor IMX766 50 MP f/1.9 26mm with PDAF and OIS. Second camera is 5 MP telephoto macro (telemacro). And third camera is 13 MP f/2.4 12mm 123˚ ultra-wide. Selfie camera is 32MP f/2.5 26mm. The IMX766 camera sensor was used for the first time in Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12X. We can see it on phones that will be released very soon. This camera sensor allows to take very clean and natural photos day and night. It allows us to shoot 8K 30fps and 4K 60fps videos too.
Xiaomi 12 Battery and Charging
Device battery is 4500mAh Li-Po, supports 67W wired and 50W wireless fast charging. Supports Qualcomm QuickCharge 4+ and 10W reverse charging. Thanks to its small screen and efficient processor, it enables us to use the large battery capacity of 4500 mAh in the most efficient way. Xiaomi 12. We can say that the Xiaomi 12 is the phone with the best battery performance in this series.
Xiaomi 12 Colors
Xiaomi 12 comes in 3 colors. Calming and sophisticated purple (a.k.a pink) , the sleek and stylish blue, and the timeless and classic gray (a.k.a black). You can highlight the unique design of Xiaomi 12 thanks to these colors. Xiaomi’s green color was unfortunately not introduced in the Global market as we mentioned.
Xiaomi 12 Network
In terms of network, Xiaomi 12 is quite innovative and has superior features. Thanks to the 49 bands and 15 antennas offered by Xiaomi 12, you can upload at the same time while watching 1080p broadcasts.
Xiaomi 12 Price
Xiaomi 12 comes out of the box with MIUI 13 based on Android 12. Device tuned by Harman Kardon stereo speakers. Also it has 8GB/128GB, 8GB/256GB and 12GB/256GB variants. Xiaomi 12 is offered to users with a price of starting at 749$.
Xiaomi 12 Pro Specifications
The Pro model of the Xiaomi 12 series comes with more advanced specifications on every scene. Device is powered by Qualcomm’s latest flagship SoC, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (SM8450) like small brother of Xiaomi 12 series. Xiaomi 12 Pro’s advanced screen, advanced camera, advanced display, advanced charging technologies are literally a professional phone according to Xiaomi 12.
Xiaomi 12 Pro Display Specifications
Device’s screen is 6.73″ AdaptiveSync Pro (LTPO2 2.0) AMOLED QHD+ (1440 x 3200) with 120Hz refresh rate. It supports HDR10+ and Dolby Vision. Screen protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. Adaptive Sync Pro makes the screen more fluid and saves power. Thanks to MicroLens technology, the light emission on the screen is less. This technology saves up to 9% of power.
Xiaomi 12 Pro Camera Specification
The device comes with a triple camera setup. Main camera is Sony Exmor IMX707 50 MP f/1.9 24mm with Dual-Pixel PDAF and OIS. Second camera is Samsung ISOCELL S5KJN1 50 MP f/1.9 48mm telephoto with 5x optical zoom. And third camera is Samsung ISOCELL S5KJN1 50 MP f/2.2 115˚ 35mm ultrawide. Selfie camera is 32 MP f/2.5 26mm. Xiaomi 12 Pro’s IMX707 camera offers much better night performance than IMX766. Thanks to the larger sensor size and better lenses, the camera experience of the Xiaomi 12 Pro offers a much better camera experience than the Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12X.
Xiaomi 12 Pro Battery and Charging
Device battery is 4600mAh Li-Po, supports 120W wired and 50W wireless fast charging. This phone also includes Xiaomi’s first in-house PMIC, Surge P1. So, device charging with Xiaomi Surge Charging 2.0. 120W fast charging is charged with a different technology compared to other 120W phones. Thanks to this technology, Xiaomi 12 Pro is faster charging more safely and faster.
Xiaomi 12 Pro Colors
Xiaomi 12 Pro Price
Xiaomi 12 comes out of the box with MIUI 13 based on Android 12. Device tuned by Harman Kardon stereo 4-speakers. Also it has 8GB/256GB and 12GB/256GB variants. Xiaomi 12 Pro was offered to users with a price of starting from $999.
Xiaomi 12X Specifications
Xiaomi 12X uses the Snapdragon 870 processor introduced in 2021. Same display size and same display specifications, camera features and design features are the from Xiaomi 12. The difference of this device from Xiaomi 12 is the wireless charging and SoC difference. Its main camera uses the Sony IMX766 sensor and is accompanied by auxiliary macro and ultrawide cameras.
Xiaomi 12X Price
Xiaomi 12X comes out of the box with MIUI 13 based on Android 11. Device tuned by Harman Kardon stereo speakers. Also it has 8GB/128GB, 8GB/256GB and 12GB/256GB variants. Xiaomi 12X is offered to users with a price of starting at 649$.
Xiaomi 12 Series Differences with China Versions
Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12 Pro devices are exactly the same as the variants introduced in China. Just as always Global versions have more different LTE and NR (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78, 79 SA/NSA) bands and the CE logo on the back cover. These are the classic China and Global Xiaomi devices differences anyway.
Xiaomi 12 series will receive 3 years of Android update and 4 years of security updates. So this device will receive the Android 15 update. In addition, there is a free screen replacement service once within the first 6 months of the purchase. As a result, these devices, which are real flagships, meet the users with an average price. Unfortunately, the Xiaomi 12 Lite was not introduced at this event. Xiaomi looks like it will move the market with its new devices. Stay tuned to follow the agenda and learn new things.