- Full-HD+ display
- Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC
- Triple rear camera configuration
- 4500mAh battery with 50W wireless charging
On the one hand, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC powers the Xiaomi12 and Xiaomi 12 Pro, while the Snapdragon 870 SoC powers the Xiaomi 12X.
Yet, a triple back camera arrangement with a 50MP primary sensor is standard on all three devices. Let us take a peek at Xiaomi12.
What are the specs for the Xiaomi 12?
Xiaomi 12 is a new flagship smartphone from Xiaomi. Unlike its predecessor, the Mi 11, the device features a Full-HD+ display.
Similarly, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor in the phone is paired with up to 12GB of RAM. Likewise, the phone is fueled by a 4500mAh battery that supports 65W fast charging.
Let us look at the features, specs, pricing, and availability of Xiaomi12 in Nepal.
Build and Display
The Xiaomi 12 is smaller than any previous flagship in the series because of its move to a modest 6.28-inch display. So, if you are searching for a larger screen, the Pro version is the way to go.
The screen is still AMOLED, with a refresh rate of 120Hz and HDR10+. Similarly, the panel supports an in-display fingerprint scanner and 12-bit color depth.
Moreover, the display has received DisplayMate’s A+ certification and the Gorilla Glass Victus on top to protect from scratches.
Furthermore, the back of the phone is made of AG glass, while the side frames are of metal. It weighs only 180g thanks to its small size, while it is available in black, blue, and pink shades.
In addition, there is a Special Edition with a green vegan leather variant that is only available in China.
Performance and Memory
The phone is powered by Qualcomm’s top Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor. Similarly, it with 8/12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 128/256GB UFS 3.1 storage.
Meanwhile, you can choose the device between three memory configurations: 8/128GB, 8/256GB, and 12/256GB.
Furthermore, Xiaomi has integrated a 2600mm2 vapor chamber cooling system. It keeps the temperature of the device in check during the heavy workload.
The Xiaomi12 features a triple rear camera configuration on the photography front. It includes a 50MP Sony IMX766, f/1.88 primary sensor with built-in OIS. Meanwhile, a 13MP ultrawide lens and a 5MP telemacro lens join the primary sensor to complete the setup.
In addition, the Xiaomi 12 adopts the CyberDog’s “CyberFocus” feature. It is a sophisticated focusing mechanism that can recognize various types of subjects and track their movements.
Similarly, the 32MP selfie camera with an enhanced beauty portrait mode helps capture beautiful images.
Software and Connectivity
The Xiaomi 12 will ship with Android 12 and MIUI 13 pre-installed, just like the rest of the series. Similarly, the phone supports WiFi (Dual-band), Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, NFC, 5G, and USB Type-C for connectivity.
Rest of Specs
The Xiaomi 12 has a 4,500mAh battery that allows 67W cable charging, 50W wireless charging, and 10W reverse wireless charging.
On the other hand, the phone has an in-display fingerprint scanner and Face Unlock for security. In addition, the device includes Stereo speakers by Harman Kardon and Dolby Atmos for audio.
Xiaomi 12 Specifications
|Dimensions||152.7 x 69.9 x 8.16/8.66mm|
|Display||6.28-inch AMOLED panel, 120Hz refresh rate, |
Up to 480Hz touch sampling rate, Dolby Vision,
HDR10+, 1100 nits max brightness, 12-bit colors
|Resolution||FHD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels), 419 PPI|
|Software/ UI||Android 12 with Xiaomi’s MIUI 13 on top|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (4nm Mobile Platform)|
|Rare Camera||Triple (with LED flash):|
50MP Sony IMX766, f/1.88 primary lens,
13MP f/2.4 ultra-wide lens, 123º FOV,
5MP telemacro sensor (3-7cm)
|Selfie Camera||32MP sensor (punch-hole cutout)|
|Security and Sensor||In-display fingerprint sensor, Face-Unlock, |
Accelerometer, Ambient Light, Gyroscope, Proximity,
Electronic Compass, Linear Motor, IR Blaster
|Connectivity||WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (Dual-band), Bluetooth 5.2, |
GPS / AGPS / Glonass / Beidou / NavIC, NFC, 5G, USB Type-C
|Charging||67W wired, 50W wireless, 10W reverse wireless|
|Audio||Stereo speakers by Harman Kardon, Dolby Atmos|
|RAM/Storage|| 8/12GB LPDDR5 RAM, |
128/256GB UFS 3.1 storage (fixed)
|Others||USB Type-C, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus|
Price and Availability
The Xiaomi 12 price starts at USD 749 for the 8/128GB model. Similarly, we estimate the cost of Xiaomi 12 starts at NPR 85,000 in Nepal.
|Xiaomi 12||Price in Nepal||Price in USD|
|8/128GB||NPR 85,000||USD 749|
Why is Xiaomi 12 not called the Mi 12?
The Xiaomi 12 is the Mi 11’s successor, yet it is not referred to as the Mi 12. If you recall, the company rebranded Mi’s product portfolio as “Xiaomi” in the third quarter of 2021.
Xiaomi has eliminated the Mi moniker to simplify the brand. As a result, the company has identified this new flagship phone as Xiaomi 12.
Is there Xiaomi Mi 12?
No, the Xiaomi Mi 12 is not available. In fact, the Xiaomi 12 is the successor to Mi 11, however, it cannot be called Mi 12. To simplify the brand, the company eliminated the “Mi” branding in Q3 2021 and rebranded it as “Xiaomi.”
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