The Xiaomi 12 series will debut on the world stage today. The flagship series was launched in China in December last year. The Xiaomi 12 series includes the vanilla Xiaomi 12, Xiaomi 12 Pro and Xiaomi 12X. The three phones in Xiaomi’s flagship lineup get triple rear camera setups and 5G connectivity. Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12 Pro are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC, while Xiaomi 12X features the Snapdragon 870 SoC. All three get up to 12GB of RAM.
The Xiaomi 12 series launches globally today, March 15, at 20:00 GMT (1:30 AM IST on March 16). Xiaomi’s flagship smartphone launch event will be broadcast on the company’s official live stream website, Youtube channel, Facebookand Twitter. You can also watch the live stream via the video below.
Xiaomi 12, Xiaomi 12 Pro, Xiaomi 12X price (expected)
As mentioned, the Xiaomi 12 series includes the vanilla Xiaomi 12, Xiaomi 12 Pro and Xiaomi 12X. The smartphones were launched in China in December last year. The price of Xiaomi 12 starts from 3,699 CNY (roughly Rs. 44,300) for the base variant with 8GB RAM + 128GB storage. Xiaomi 12 Pro is available from CNY4,699 (roughly Rs.56,300) for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. On the other hand, the price of the Xiaomi 12X starts at 3,199 CNY (roughly Rs. 38,350) for its 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. It remains to be seen whether the global versions of the Xiaomi 12 series will have the same specifications as the Chinese versions.
Specifications Xiaomi 12, Xiaomi 12 Pro, Xiaomi 12X (expected)
All three smartphones run MIUI 13 based on Android 12. Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12X feature a 6.28-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display, while Xiaomi 12 Pro features a 6.73-inch WQHD+ E5 AMOLED display has. All three feature Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection. Under the hood, Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12 Pro feature the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC, while Xiaomi 12X gets the Snapdragon 870 SoC. All three get up to 12GB of RAM and up to 256GB of onboard storage.
Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12X have a triple rear camera setup with a 50MP primary sensor, a 13MP ultra wide angle sensor and a 5MP macro sensor. The Xiaomi 12 Pro also has a triple rear camera setup with a 50MP primary sensor, a 50MP portrait sensor, and a 50MP ultra wide-angle sensor. All three get a 32-megapixel selfie camera.
The upcoming Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12X pack a 4,500mAh battery with 67W fast charging support and 50W wireless charging support. Xiaomi 12 Pro packs a 4,600mAh battery with 120W fast charge support.