Xiaomi unveils its new flagship 12 series

Xiaomi has announced the 12 Series globally, featuring three devices: Xiaomi 12 Pro, Xiaomi 12, and Xiaomi 12X.

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Xiaomi has announced the 12 Series globally, and this new lineup features three devices: Xiaomi 12 Pro, Xiaomi 12, and Xiaomi 12X.

All three devices feature 120Hz AMOLED displays, as well as multi-camera setups with a 50MP wide-angle camera. Though the Pro model has the highest-end shooters with its 50MP ultrawide and 50MP telephoto cameras. As for their processors, the Pro and the base model are powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 while the X packs a Snapdragon 870.

Here are the detailed specs of the Xiaomi 12 series smartphones:

Xiaomi 12 ProXiaomi 12Xiaomi 12X
Display120Hz 6.73” AMOLED Dot Display

DisplayMate A+

Samsung E5 material

Aspect ratio: 20:9

WQHD+, 3200 x 1440

TrueColor

HBM 1,000 nits (typ),

1,500 nits peak brightness(typ)

Contrast ratio: 8,000,000:1(typ)

16,000 level brightness adjustment

Dynamic 120Hz LTPO

Micro Lens

AdaptiveSync Pro

Up to 480Hz touch sampling rate

Dolby Vision, HDR 10+ support

360° ambient light sensor

SGS Eye Care Display Certification

X-axis linear vibration motor

120Hz 6.28″ AMOLED Dot Display

DisplayMate A+

Aspect ratio: 20:9

FHD+, 2400 x 1080

TrueColor

1,100 nits peak brightness(typ)

Contrast ratio: 5,000,000:1(typ)

16,000 brightness adjustment

Over 68 billion colors

Dolby Vision®, HDR 10+ support

120Hz AdaptiveSync

Up to 480Hz touch sampling rate

360° ambient light sensor

Low blue light certification

X-axis linear vibration motor

120Hz 6.28″ AMOLED Dot Display

DisplayMate A+

Aspect ratio: 20:9

FHD+, 2400 x 1080

TrueColor

1,100 nits peak brightness (typ)

Contrast ratio: 5,000,000:1

Dolby Vision®, HDR 10+ support

Over 68 billion colors

120Hz AdaptiveSync

Up to 480Hz touch sampling rate

Low Blue Light Certification

X-axis linear vibration motor

Rear Camera• 50MP wide angle camera

– IMX707, f/1.9

– 1/1.28” 7P lens

– 2.44 μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel

– 8K recording

– 4K HDR 10+ recording

– Ultra Night Video, One-click AI cinema

– Xiaomi ProFocus (Motion tracking focus/ Motion Capture/Eye tracking focus)

– Ultra Night Photo, Portrait Night mode

• 50MP ultra-wide angle camera

– 115° FOV, f/2.2

• 50MP telephoto camera

– 48mm equivalent focal length, f/1.9

• Night mode (wide/ultra-wide/telephoto)

• 50MP mode (wide/ultra-wide/telephoto)

• 50MP wide angle camera

– f/1.88, 6P lens

– 2μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel

– 8K recording

– 4K HDR 10+ recording

– Ultra Night Video, One-click AI cinema

– Xiaomi ProFocus (Motion tracking focus/Eye tracking focus/ Motion Capture)

– Portait Night mode, Portrait HDR

• 13MP ultra-wide angle camera

– 123° FOV, f/2.4

• 5MP telemacro camera

– 50mm equivalent focal length, Auto Focus

• Night mode (wide/ultra wide)

  • 50MP main camera

– F/1.88, 6P lens

– 2μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel

• 13 MP ultra-wide angle camera

– 123° FOV, f/2.4

• 5MP telemacro camera

– 50mm equivalent focal length, Auto Focus

• Night mode

Front Camera32MP in-display selfie camera

f/2.45, 1.4μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel

HDR 10+ recording

Selfie Night mode, AI portrait video

32MP in-display selfie camera

f/2.45, 1.4μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel

HDR 10+ recording, AI portrait video, Selfie Night mode

32MP in-display selfie camera

f/2.45, 1.4μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel

Selfie Night Mode, AI portrait video, Time-lapse selfie

Dimensions3 & Weight3163.60mm x 74.60mm x 8.16mm

205g

152.70mm x 69.90mm x 8.16mm

180g

152.70mm x 69.90mm x 8.16mm

176g

ProcessorSnapdragonTM 8 Gen 1

4nm power-efficient manufacturing process

ARM-V9:

1x ARM Cortex-X2 @ 3.0GHz

3x ARM Cortex-A710 @ 2.5GHz

4x ARM Cortex-A510 @ 1.8GHz

Qualcomm® Adreno™

LiquidCool Technology

MIUI 13 with Android 12

SnapdragonTM 8 Gen 1

4nm power-efficient manufacturing process

ARM-V9:

1x ARM Cortex-X2 @ 3.0GHz

3x ARM Cortex-A710 @ 2.5GHz

4x ARM Cortex-A510 @ 1.8GHz

Qualcomm® Adreno™

LiquidCool Technology

MIUI 13 with Android 12

Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM 870

1x ARM Cortex-A77 @ 3.2GHz

3x ARM Cortex-A77 @ 2.4GHz

4x ARM Cortex-A55 @ 1.8GHz

Qualcomm Adreno™ 650

LiquidCool Technology

MIUI 13 with Android 11

RAM+ROMLPDDR5 RAM

UFS 3.1 storage

LPDDR5 RAM

UFS 3.1 storage

LPDDR5 RAM

UFS 3.1 storage

AudioQuad speakers

SOUND BY Harman Kardon

Dolby Atmos®

Symmetrical dual speakers

SOUND BY Harman Kardon

Dolby Atmos®

Symmetrical dual speakers

SOUND BY Harman Kardon

Dolby Atmos®

Charging4,600mAh battery (typ)

120W wired

Xiaomi HyperCharge

50W wireless turbo charging

10W reverse wireless charging

Xiaomi AdaptiveCharge

4,500mAh (typ) battery

67W wired turbo charging

50W wireless turbo charging

10W reverse wireless charging

Xiaomi AdaptiveCharge

4,500mAh battery

67W wired turbo charging

 

ConnectivityType-C

Dual SIM, dual 5G standby5

Supports NFC6

Bluetooth 5.2

5G

Wi-Fi 6/ Wi-Fi 6E7

Type-C

Dual SIM, dual 5G standby5

Supports NFC6

Bluetooth 5.2

5G

Wi-Fi 6/ Wi-Fi 6E 7

Type-C

Dual SIM, dual 5G standby5

Supports NFC6

Bluetooth 5.1

5G

Wi-Fi 67

Available ColorsGray, Purple, and BlueGray, Purple, and BlueGray, Purple, and Blue

The USD pricing of the new Xiaomi 12 series is as follows:

  • Xiaomi 12 Pro comes in two variants, 8GB+256GB, 12GB+256GB, and will be available starting from 999 US Dollars.
  • Xiaomi 12 comes in three variants, 8GB+128GB, 8GB+256GB, 12GB+256GB, and will be available starting from 749 US Dollars.
  • Xiaomi 12X comes in two variants, 8GB+128GB, 8GB+256GB and will be available starting from 649 US Dollars.

Currently, there’s no word yet on pricing and availability for these new Xiaomi flagships in the Philippines.