Xiaomi just launched the Redmi 12 5G, the company’s latest budget 5G smartphone in India, as it had promised. It has a 6.79-inch FHD+ 90Hz LCD screen with a centre punch-hole, and is the first phone to be powered by Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 SoC globally.
It has up to 8GB of RAM with 8GB of virtual RAM, up to 256GB storage, has a crystal glass design, is just 8.17mm slim and also comes with IP53 ratings for dust and splash resistance.
The phone runs Android 13 with MIUI 14, and the company has confirmed 2 years of Android updates and 3 years of security updates. It has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, packs a 5000mAh battery and comes with 18W fast charging.
Redmi 12 5G specifications
- 6.79-inch FHD+ (2460 x 1080 pixels) FHD+ LCD screen with 30/48/60/90Hz adaptive refresh rate, 91% screen-to-body ratio, 550 nits peak brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
- Octa Core Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 4nm Mobile Platform (2.2 GHz x 2 A78-based +2GHz x 6 A55-based Kryo CPUs) with Adreno 613 GPU
- 4GB / 6GB / 8GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB / 256GB UFS 2.2 internal storage, expandable memory up to 1TB with microSD
- Android 13 with MIUI 14
- Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
- 50MP rear camera, LED flash, 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture
- 8MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture
- Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
- 3.5mm audio jack, Bottom firing loudspeaker
- Dimensions: 168.6×76.28×8.17mm; Weight: 199g
- 5G SA / NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
- 5000mAh (typical) battery with 18W fast charging
Pricing and availability
The Redmi 12 5G comes in Moonstone Sliver, Pastel Blue and Jade Black colours and is priced at Rs. 11,999 for the 4GB + 128GB model, the 6GB + 128GB model costs Rs. 13,499 and the top-end 8GB + 256GB model costs Rs. 15,499.
It will be available from Amazon.in, in addition to mi.com, and Xiaomi retail stores offline starting from August 4th.
- Rs. 1000 instant discount with ICICI Bank cards (4GB and 6GB only), Rs. 1000 exchange bonus for Xiaomi users (8GB)