At the launch event for the Redmi Note 12 Pro series in China, the company also showed off the Redmi Note 12. The news about this device came as a surprise, since there had been no hints or leaks about it.
The Pro models look the same as the base model. But it has specs that aren’t as good. Let’s look at it in depth and talk about its price and availability.
Details about the Redmi Note 12
The Redmi Note 12 is built around a 6.67-inch Samsung AMOLED display with a centre punch-hole and a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels (FHD+), a refresh rate of 120Hz, and a touch sampling rate of 240Hz. The panel has a contrast ratio of 450,000,000:1, a peak brightness of 1200 nits, 4096 levels of dimming, and a DCI-P3 colour gamut.
The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 chipset and has LPDDR4x RAM and UFS 2.2 storage. It starts up with Android 12 and MIUI 13.
On the back, it has a dual camera system with a 48MP main camera and a 2MP depth sensor. It includes an 8MP camera on the front for selfies and video calls.
The smartphone has an IP53 rating and comes with a fingerprint sensor on the side, an IR blaster, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It has a number of ways to connect, such as dual SIM, 5G, dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 5.1, GNSS, and USB Type-C.
Last but not least, the device has a 5,000mAh battery that can be charged quickly with 33W.
The price and availability of the Redmi Note 12
In China, the Redmi Note 12 will be sold for the following prices.
4GB + 128GB – ¥1,199 ($166)
6GB + 128GB – ¥1,299 ($179)
8GB + 128GB – ¥1,499 ($207)
8GB + 256GB – ¥1,699 ($235)
It will come in three colours: black, white, and blue. The phone is already available for pre-order, and it will go on sale on October 31 at 8 PM GMT+8.