Redmi India has confirmed the color options of the Redmi 12 Indian variant ahead of its launch on August 1. The phone will be launched in Jade Black, Moonstone Silver, and Pastel Blue color options. The silver option gives off a rainbow-like shade when light falls on it. The model is seen with a flat panel, curved edges and a glossy, metallic finish. The rear panel also holds three slightly raised circular cutouts placed in the top left corner to hold the triple rear camera unit.
The base 4GB + 128GB variant of the Redmi 12 is priced in some European markets at EUR 199 (roughly Rs. 17,000). Meanwhile, in Thailand, the 8GB + 128GB option is listed at THB 5,299 (roughly Rs. 12,500). The global variant of the handset is offered in Midnight Black, Polar Silver, and Sky Blue color options.
If the global variant of the Redmi 12 is what we’re getting in India, then you can expect the following specifications. The Redmi 12 features a 6.79-full-HD+ (1,080 x 2,460 pixels) display with a refresh rate of up to 90Hz. It runs Android 13-based MIUI 14 out-of-the-box. The global variant is be powered by a MediaTek Helio G88 SoC paired with up to 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM and up to 256GB of eMMC 5.1 inbuilt storage.
The Redmi 12 comes with a 50-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel sensor with an ultra-wide lens and a 2-megapixel sensor with a macro lens. There’s an 8-megapixel selfie camera up front. It packs a 5,000mAh battery with 18W wired fast charging support.
The Redmi 12 is a budget-friendly smartphone that offers decent specifications for its price. The color options that have been confirmed are all attractive and should appeal to a wide range of users. We will have to wait until August 1 to know the official price of the Redmi 12 in India, but it is expected to be priced under Rs. 20,000.
Redmi 12 India Launch: Early Bird Offers and Availability
The Redmi 12 was launched in India on August 1, 2023, at a starting price of Rs. 14,999 for the 4GB + 64GB variant. The 4GB + 128GB variant is priced at Rs. 15,999, while the 6GB + 128GB variant is priced at Rs. 16,999. The phone is available in Jade Black, Moonstone Silver, and Pastel Blue color options.
Early bird buyers who pre-booked the Redmi 12 on Flipkart and Mi.com between July 25 and August 1 were eligible for a Rs. 1,000 discount. The phone was also available with no-cost EMI options and exchange offers.
The Redmi 12 is currently available for purchase on Flipkart and Mi.com. It is also available at select offline retailers.
Redmi 12 Specifications and Features
The Redmi 12 features a 6.79-inch full-HD+ (1,080 x 2,460 pixels) display with a 90Hz refresh rate. The phone is powered by a MediaTek Helio G88 SoC paired with up to 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM and up to 128GB of eMMC 5.1 inbuilt storage.
The Redmi 12 comes with a triple rear camera setup that consists of a 50-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide sensor, and a 2-megapixel macro sensor. There is an 8-megapixel selfie camera on the front.
The phone packs a 5,000mAh battery with 18W wired fast charging support. It runs Android 13-based MIUI 14 out-of-the-box.
The Redmi 12 is a good budget-friendly smartphone that offers decent specifications for its price. The phone has a good display, a powerful processor, and a long-lasting battery. The camera performance is also decent, especially for the price. If you are looking for a budget-friendly smartphone with good performance and features, then the Redmi 12 is a good option.