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Xiaomi 12

Xiaomi 12
$580
Brand: Xiaomi
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.28-inch OLED screen
  • Camera 50MP Triple camera / 32MP front
  • Memory 8/12GB RAM with 128/256GB ROM
  • Platform Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 / Android 12

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

8.7
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 10 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

Xiaomi 12 Highlights and Overview

Xiaomi 12 is the direct successor to the Mi 11 announced back in December of 2020. As a simple comparison, the new comer offers all-round better specs than it older model, except for the screen. The Mi 12 comes in a 6.28-inches screen with 1080 x 2400 pixels. The panel is OLED, and it has a dot-notch on the head with Dolby Vision. The max brightness is reduced from 1500 nits on the older model, to 1100 nits, but the panel on the 12 still supports 120Hz refresh, has HDR10+ as well as Corning Gorilla Victus.

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On the inside, the Xiaomi 12 runs on the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 5G flagship CPU. The SoC has 8-core CPUs, maxed at 3.0GHz along with Adreno 730 GPU. RAM and internal storage option includes 8GB + 128GB, 8GB + 256GB and 12GB RAM + 256GB of built-in storage.

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As for the optics, there are three lenses on the rear of the phone; a 50-megapixel Sony IMX766 sensor, with f/1.9 aperture, OIS and a 1/1.56″ sensor size; a 13-megapixel ultrawide lens with 123˚ FoV and a third 5-megapixel (50mm) telemacro lens, while a single 32-megapixel selfie lens is kept within the notch upfront.

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The model is available in Green Blue, Black and Pink colors. It has an under-display fingerprint scanner, and support dual Nano-SIMs with 4G/5G SA/NSA network. The model has similar specs as the 12x, except for their CPU differences. It is powered by a 4500mAh battery and has 67W wired and 50W wireless fast charging. The table below contains the full specs of Xiaomi 12.

Xiaomi 12 Full Specifications and Features

NETWORK

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 and SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 26, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42
5G Network Bands 5G band 1, 3, 5, 8, 28, 41, 77, 78, 79 SA/NSA
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 152.7 x 69.9 x 8.2 mm
Weight 179 grams
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type OLED touchscreen with 1 billion colors
Size 6.28 inches, (89.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (419 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 12; MIUI 13
Chipset Qualcomm SM8450 Snapdragon 8 Gen1 (4 nm)
CPU Octa-core (1x3.00 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3x2.50 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A510)
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 730

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 8/12 GB
Card Slot No

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Triple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) Main: 50MP, IMX766 f/1.9, OIS, 1/1.56" sensor size, PDAF
Ultrawide: 13MP, f/2.4, 123˚ FoV,
Telemacro: 5MP
Camera Features PDAF, Autofocus, Digital zoom, Panorama, HDR, Touch focus, Face detection, gyro-EIS
Video Resolution 8K@24fps, 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/120/240/960fps, 720p@1920fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 32-megapixel punch hole camera
Camera Features FaceID, Face beautification, HDR
Video Resolution 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@120fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
Speaker Location Placed at the basement and top
Audio Jack Type No

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE
NFC
GPS es, with A-GPS. Up to tri-band: GLONASS (1), BDS (3), GALILEO (2), QZSS (2), NavIC

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 4500mAh battery
Wireless Charging Yes, 50W fast charging

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Xiaomi 12 User Reviews and Opinions

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We CANNOT guarantee 100% accuracy for the specification table above.