The Xiaomi 12 Pro 5G India launch date is set for April 27, the Chinese company has announced. The new Xiaomi flagship was launched in China alongside the Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12X in December and debuted in some global markets in March. The Xiaomi 12 Pro 5G comes with features like the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC and a 50MP main camera. It also carries up to 12GB of RAM as well as up to 256GB of onboard storage. The Xiaomi 12 Pro 5G in India will compete against the OnePlus 10 Pro 5G that debuted last month.
Xiaomi 12 Pro 5G India launch details
On Tuesday, Xiaomi shared a save the date teaser to update the press on the launch of the Xiaomi 12 Pro 5G in India. The launch will take place on April 27th. Xiaomi also separately posted a tweet to publicly announce the launch.
It is currently unclear whether the launch of the Xiaomi 12 Pro 5G India will take place virtually or at a physical event.
Xiaomi 12 Pro 5G price in India (expected)
Xiaomi 12 Pro 5G price in India is said to start from Rs. 65,000. Official details are not yet known. However, the phone was launched in China with a starting price of CNY 4,699 (about Rs. 56,200) for the base variant with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. The phone is also available in an 8GB + 128GB option priced at CNY 4,999 (approx. Rs. 59,800) and a top-end 12GB + 256GB model at CNY 5,399 (approx. Rs. 64,500).
The Xiaomi 12 Pro 5G debuted in global markets with a starting price of US$999 (about Rs.76,100) for the 8GB + 256GB model.
Xiaomi 12 Pro 5G specifications
Xiaomi created one own website for launching Xiaomi 12 Pro 5G on its official Mi.com website. The website suggests that the phone’s specs in India will be the same as its model available in global markets. The Xiaomi 12 Pro 5G debuted globally with MIUI 13 and a 6.73-inch WQHD+ (1440 x 3200 pixels) Samsung E5 AMOLED display with 1500 nits of peak brightness and a dynamic refresh rate of 120 Hz. The phone will be powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC powered by up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM. It comes with the triple rear camera setup that offers a 50MP Sony IMX707 primary sensor along with 50MP portrait and ultra-wide shooters.
For selfies and video chats, the Xiaomi 12 Pro 5G comes with a 32-megapixel camera sensor on the front.
The Xiaomi 12 Pro 5G offers up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. It has a range of connectivity options including 5G, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth v5.2, NFC and a USB Type-C port. There is also an infrared (IR) blaster.
Xiaomi has equipped the new flagship with a 4,600 mAh battery that supports 120W wired fast charging. There’s also support for 50W wireless charging.