- LCD with 90Hz refresh rate
- Full HD+ resolution
- MediaTek Helio G88 4G Chipset
- Triple-camera Setup
- 5000mAh with 18W charging
Redmi 12 Overview
The latest news on Xiaomi’s upcoming smartphone says Redmi appears to be expanding its “12” series with the launch of the Redmi 12 in Thailand. Let’s discuss the features, specifications, prices, and availability of the Redmi 12 in Nepal.
Built & Display
The phone features a larger 6.79-inch display with FHD+ resolution and a 90Hz refresh rate for the smoother panel. The peak brightness of 550 nits and plastic build, makes the device budget-friendly and it weighs about 198.5 grams. It does resemble Redmi Note 12 Turbo, also known as Poco F5. Likewise, it has IP53-rated, providing protection against dust and water splashes.
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It is powered by MediaTek’s Helio G88 processor, bringing a 12nm chipset that supports 4G connectivity and incorporates two powerful Cortex-A75 cores along with six Cortex-A55 cores for efficient performance. In terms of memory, the phone offers options of up to 8GB RAM and 256GB of internal storage. It runs out of the box on MIUI 14, based on Android 13.
On the rear, the phone houses a triple camera setup. The primary sensor boasts a 50MP f/1.8 lens, accompanied by an 8MP ultrawide lens and a 2MP macro sensor for close-up shots. For selfies and video calls, there’s an 8MP front-facing camera.
Battery & Other Features
It is a robust 5000mAh battery, supporting 18W fast charging. The device incorporates essential connectivity options such as WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.3, GPS, NFC, and a 3.5.
Redmi 12 Specifications
|Display||6.79-inch LCD, 90Hz refresh rate|
|Refresh Rate||Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels)|
|Chipset||MediaTek Helio G88 4G (12nm)|
|Rear Camera||Triple-camera Setup;|
– 50MP main
– 8MP ultrawide
– 2MP macro
|Front Camera||8MP (hole-punch cutout)|
|OS||Android 13 with MIUI 14 on top|
|Security||Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, 2D Face unlock|
|Memory||4/8GB RAM, 128/256GB storage (expandable)|
|Connectivity||4G, WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.3, GPS, NFC, a USB-C Port, 3.5mm headphone jack|
|Battery||5000mAh with 18W charging|
Redmi 12 Price in Nepal and Availability
In Nepal, the Redmi 12 is set to be Rs. 17,999 for 6GB RAM and 128GB storage model and Rs. 20,999 for 8/256GB model. You can buy Redmi 12 from Hukut and other Xiaomi-authorized stores in Nepal.
|Redmi 12||Price in Nepal (official)|
The Redmi 12 appears to be a budget-friendly smartphone with notable features. It offers a large 6.79-inch IPS display with a high refresh rate, a capable MediaTek Helio G88 processor, and a generous battery capacity. The triple camera setup and ample memory options enhance the photography and multitasking capabilities. While the plastic build keeps the cost down, the IP53 rating provides some level of protection. It seems to be a promising option for those seeking a budget smartphone with decent specifications and features.
Compare to Redmi Note 12 Turbo, it has a boxy shape similar to the Note 12 Pro, but the design resembles the device. However, the turbo is powered by the world’s first Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 chipset, offering high-end performance and a 4nm process, while it utilizes MediaTek’s Helio G88 processor. The outshining part of the phone is in terms of battery capacity, as it packs a 5000mAh battery compared to the Note 12 Turbo’s 5000mAh battery. Lastly, the Redmi Note 12 Turbo offers better display quality, performance, and camera capabilities, while the Redmi 12 stands out with its larger display size and enhanced durability with its IP53 rating.
We will update this post with more information on Redmi Note 12 as soon as it is launched in Nepal.
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