At the Redmi Note 12 Pro series launch event held today in China, the brand also announced the vanilla Redmi Note 12. The announcement of this device came as a surprise as there were no teasers or leaks regarding it.

Redmi Note 12 5G launched

The standard model looks identical to the Pro handsets. However, it comes with watered-down specs. Let’s take a detailed look at it along with pricing and availability.

The Redmi Note 12 is built around a 6.67-inch centered punch-hole Samsung AMOLED display with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels (FHD+), a 120Hz refresh rate, and a 240Hz touch sampling rate. The panel supports a 4500000:1 contrast ratio, 1200 nits peak brightness level, 4096-level dimming, and DCI-P3 color gamut.

The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 chipset paired with LPDDR4x RAM and UFS 2.2 storage. It boots MIUI 13 based on Android 12.Redmi Note 12 5G specs

It houses a dual camera system on the rear comprising a 48MP primary snapper and a 2MP depth sensor. On the front, it has an 8MP shooter for selfies and video calls.

The IP53-rated smartphone arrives with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, an IR blaster, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It offers connectivity options, like dual SIM, 5G, dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 5.1, GNSS, and USB Type-C.

Last but not least, the device is fueled by a 5,000mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging.

Redmi Note 12 5G

Redmi Note 12 5G Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • CDMA 800
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
  • 4G bands: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
  • 5G bands: 1, 3, 5, 8, 41, 77, 78 SA/NSA
  • Speed: HSPA, LTE-A (CA), 5G

Launch

  • Announced: 2022, October 27
  • Status: Exp. release 2022, November 03

Design

  • Dimensions: 165.9 x 76.2 x 8 mm (6.53 x 3.00 x 0.31 in)
  • Weight: 188 g (6.63 oz)
  • Colors: Black, White, Blue
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • IP53, dust and splash resistant

Display

  • Type: Samsung AMOLED, 120Hz, 1200 nits (peak)
  • Size: 6.67 inches, 107.4 cm2 (~85.0% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)

Operating System

  • Android 12, MIUI 13

Hardware

  • Chipset: Qualcomm SM4375 Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 (6 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A78 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • GPU: Adreno 619
  • Memory Card slot: No
  • Internal: 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
  • UFS 2.2

Cameras

  • Main Camera: Dual
    • 48 MP, (wide), 0.8µm, PDAF
    • 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
  • Features: Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama
  • Video: 1080p@30/60fps
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 8 MP, f/2.0, (wide), 1/4″, 1.12µm
  • Features: HDR
  • Video: 1080p@30fps

Multimedia

  • Radio:
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes
  • 24-bit/192kHz audio

Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 5.1, A2DP, LE
  • Positioning: GPS (L1), GLONASS (G1), BDS (B1), GALILEO (E1)
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared port: Yes
  • USB: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go

Features

  • Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Battery

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
  • Charging: Fast charging 33W

Redmi Note 12 5G charging

Redmi Note 12 5G Price and Availability

The Redmi Note 12 will retail at the following price tags in China.

  • 4GB + 128GB – ¥1,199 ($166)
  • 6GB + 128GB – ¥1,299 ($179)
  • 8GB + 128GB – ¥1,499 ($207)
  • 8GB + 256GB – ¥1,699 ($235)

It will be available in black, white, and blue color options. The handset is already up for pre-order and will go on sale from 8 PM GMT+8 on October 31.

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