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Xiaomi Redmi 12C

Xiaomi Redmi 12C
$139
Brand: Xiaomi
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.71-inch HD+ display
  • Camera 50MP Dual camera / 5MP front
  • Memory 4/6GB RAM with 64/128GB
  • Platform Helio G85 / Android 12

Our Rating

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

8.5
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

Xiaomi Redmi 12C Highlights and Overview

This is Xiaomi Redmi 12C, the direct successor of the Redmi 10C released back in March. As an upgrade, the 12C comes with a newer CPU and the latest OS. There is a fairly large 6.71-inch HD+ screen with 720 x 1650 pixels on the front, and an overhead notch housing the front-facing selfie camera.

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On the inside, the Redmi 12C is powered by MediaTek’s Helio G85 CPU clocked at 2.0GHz, along with Mali-G52 GPU. Vivo Y22, Infinix Note 12i, and Tecno’s Spark 9 Pro are some popular smartphones powered by the same CPU. The model has 4/6GB RAM, along with 64/128GB ROM.

In the camera department, you are getting dual sensors on the rear. These include a 50-megapixel primary lens, and a QVGA Ai depth sensor. The phone has a single LED flash on the rear, while the selfie shooter on the front is capped at 5 megapixels.

Xiaomi Redmi 12C Xiaomi Redmi 12C water resistance IP rating 5157879
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The phone is also IP52 rated for splash resistance, and it has a rear fingerprint scanner within the camera module. It is powered by a 5000mAh battery with a 10W USB Type-C charger. It is based on Google Android 12 with MIUI 13 out of the box. The full spec of the Xiaomi Redmi 12C is contained in the table below.

Xiaomi Redmi 12C Full Specifications and Features

NETWORK

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 and SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA Band 850 / 900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1, 3, 5, 8, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps

LAUNCH

Also Known As Redmi 12C
Models: 22120RN86G, 22120RN86I, 22126RN91Y, 2212ARNC4L
Announced 2022, December 31
Status Available. Released 2023, January 01

BODY

Dimensions 168.8 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm
Weight 192 grams
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3)
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.71 inches, (82.62% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1650 pixels (268 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 12, MIUI 13
Chipset Mediatek MT6769Z Helio G85 (12nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali-G52 MC2

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 4GB + 64GB / 4GB + 128GB / 6GB + 128GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 256GB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Double Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) Main: 50 MP, f/1.8, PDAF
Depth: QVGA Ai sensor
Camera Features Autofocus / Continuous shooting / Digital zoom / HDR / Touch focus / Face detection / LED flash
Video Resolution 1080@30fps, 720p@30fps,

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 5-megapixel, f/2.2 aperture
Camera Features FaceID / HDR / 6-level AI face Beauty
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
NFC
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
FM Radio Yes

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 5000mAh battery

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer
Colors Graphite Gray / Ocean Blue / Mint Green / Lavender Purple
Box Contents Redmi 12C / Charging Brick / USB cable

Xiaomi Redmi 12C User Reviews and Opinions

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

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