Xiaomi 12 Ultra – the rumored successor to the Mi 11 Ultra released last year – is set to debut in China in May. The smartphone maker could launch the Xiaomi 12 Ultra as a premium offering alongside the Xiaomi 12, Xiaomi 12 Pro and Xiaomi 12X smartphone models unveiled in China in December. According to older reports, the smartphone could be powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1+ SoC, an upgraded version of the SoC of the Xiaomi 12 Pro, and powered by a 4,860 mAh battery with 120W fast charging support.
according to a report by Pricebaba, citing tipster Mukul Sharma (@stufflistings), the Xiaomi 12 Ultra will launch in China in May. The smartphone will reportedly make its way to global markets after the China launch, similar to the launch of the Xiaomi 12, Xiaomi 12 Pro and Xiaomi 12X, which debuted in China late last year before launching in global markets in March were 15. Xiaomi has not yet officially announced any details about the specifications or the launch schedule of the smartphone.
The smartphone was spotted last month in the IMEI database with model number 2206122SC, while the phone is said to be codenamed Xiaomi L2S – the Xiaomi 12 Pro was codenamed “L2”. The Xiaomi 12 Ultra is said to launch with the unannounced Snapdragon 8 Gen 1+ SoC, which is speculated to be the successor to the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC for flagship smartphones and could debut in the second half of the year.
According to previous reports, the Xiaomi 12 Ultra could feature a 6.6-inch 2K AMOLED curved display, but it might not have a secondary display like the Mi 11 Ultra. The smartphone is also said to come with a Leica-branded rear camera. The Xiaomi 12 Ultra is also said to pack a 4,860mAh battery with support for 120W fast charging.