Latest Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 series launched in China, Redmi Note 12 Turbo. It comes with high-end features and is the world’s first smartphone to feature a Snapdragon 7 Gen 2 chipset.
Redmi Note 12 Turbo Highlights:
- AMOLED display with HDR 10+ and Dolby Vision
- FHD+ resolution with 120Hz refresh rate
- Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 (4nm) Processor
- Android 13
- Triple Camera Setup
- 5000mAh power with 67W charging
Redmi Note 12 Turbo Overview
The 12 Turbo has a boxy shape similar to the Note 12 Pro, but with a slight difference in the back design. It gets separate camera rings that protrude from the rear panel instead of a single camera island housing all the sensors. Similarly, it comes in three different color options: Black, Blue, and White, with a frosted back, and weighs around 179 grams.
The premium “Harry Potter” Edition of the 12 Note Series (debut in China) comes with a nostalgic Hogwarts logo imprinted on the rear, and unique accessories are included, such as Marauder’s guide directions, intriguing stickers, a unique case, and a SIM card ejector tool bearing the logo of the 93/4 radio station.
As for the display, it features a 6.67-inch Full HD+ punch-hole AMOLED display on the front, which is Dolby Vision and HDR 10+ certified. This 12-bit screen can support a 120 Hz refresh rate, a 240 Hz touch sampling rate, and a peak brightness of 1000 nits. Likewise, to ensure eye safety, it comes equipped with 1920Hz High-Frequency PWM Dimming technology.
High-end Performance & Cooling
As mentioned previously, it boasts the phone with the world’s first Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 chipset. This chip brings a 4nm process, including a Prime X2 (2.9GHz), three Cortex-A710 (2.49GHz), and four Cortex-A510 processors, resulting in a 1+3+4 CPU design. While it’s Adreno 725 GPU is less powerful than the flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 1’s Adreno 730 GPU, the phone still achieved an impressive Antutu score of 1,010,385.
For cooling, it offers a 3725mm vapor cooling chamber that helps regulate temperature, while pairing with 16GB LPDDR5x RAM and up to 1TB UFS 3.1 storage making for a speedy and efficient user experience. The device runs on the MIUI 14 ROM, which is based on Android 13.
It comes with a triple-camera setup, and a 64MP sensor for the primary camera with OIS, accompanied by an 8MP ultrawide lens. Both lenses are placed in a spherical “Turbo Double Ring” arrangement. Lastly, there is a 2MP macro camera. On the front, there is a 16MP selfie camera.
Battery & Other Features
Fueling the device is a 5000mAh Li-Po battery that supports 67W fast charging. Connectivity options include 5G, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.3, GPS, NFC, a USB Type-C port, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and an IR blaster. The phone also has dual stereo speakers and a fingerprint reader integrated into the power key.
Redmi Note 12 Turbo Specifications
|Display||6.67″ FHD+ AMOLED, 240Hz Touch sampling, HDR 10+, Dolby Vision|
|Refresh Rate||120Hz refresh rate|
|Chipset||Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 (4nm)|
|RAM||8/12/16GB LPDDR4x RAM|
|Storage||256GB/512GB/1TB UFS 3.1|
|Software & UI||Android 13 with MIUI 14 on top|
|Rear Camera||Triple Camera;|
– 64MP main with OIS,
– 8MP ultrawide,
– 2MP macro
|Front Camera||16MP (hole-punch cutout)|
|Security||Face-unlock, Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)|
|Battery||5000mAh with 67W charging|
Redmi Note 12 Turbo Price in Nepal and Availability
The Redmi Note 12 Turbo starts off with CNY 1,999 for 8/256GB which is around NPR 45,999 for the same configuration in Nepal. The phone is not yet available in Nepal.
|Redmi Note 12 Turbo||Price in China (Official)||Price in Nepal (Expected)|
|8/256GB||CNY 1,999||NPR 45,999|
|12/256GB||CNY 2,099||NPR 48,999|
|12/512GB||CNY 2,299||NPR 52,999|
|12/1TB||CNY 2,599||NPR 59,999|
The Redmi Note 12 Turbo is a high-end smartphone with impressive specifications, including the world’s first Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 processor, a 120Hz AMOLED display, and a triple-camera system with a 64MP primary lens. The phone also features a large 5000mAh battery with fast charging capabilities, multiple connectivity options, and a built-in fingerprint reader.
Overall, the Redmi Note 12 Turbo is a great choice for users who are looking for a flagship-level phone with top-of-the-line features at a reasonable price.
We will update this post with more information on Redmi Note 12 Turbo as soon as it is launched in Nepal.
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