Xiaomi has launched the Redmi 12 Series 5G in India today, August 1, 2023. The series includes the Redmi 12 5G and the Redmi 12 4G. The company has also announced a few more products like the Xiaomi TV X series, Redmi Sonic Bass 2 neckband, and the Redmi Watch 3 Active smartwatch.
Redmi 12 5G
The Redmi 12 5G is powered by the Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 SoC with up to 8 GB RAM and 256 GB of storage. The smartphone has a dual-camera setup with a 50 MP primary sensor and an 8 MP selfie camera. The device runs on Android 13-based MIUI 14 with MIUI launcher. In terms of design, the smartphone has a glass back and is also IP53 rated for water and dust resistance. The 6.79-inch screen offers FHD+ resolution with a 90Hz refresh rate and a 240Hz touch sampling rate.
Redmi 12 4G
The Redmi 12 4G looks similar to the 5G variant with a 6.79-inch 1080p display. It has the same IP53 rating along with a glass back panel powered by the Mediatek Helio G88 SoC. The smartphone also has a 5,000 mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging via the USB type-C port. Unlike the Redmi 12 5G, the Redmi 12 4G has a triple camera solution with a 50 MP wide-angle lens, a dedicated ultra-wide angle lens, and a macro lens.
Other products launched
Along with the Redmi 12 Series 5G, Xiaomi has also launched the Xiaomi TV X series, Redmi Sonic Bass 2 neckband, and the Redmi Watch 3 Active smartwatch.
Xiaomi TV X series comes in four sizes – 43 inches, 50 inches, 55 inches, and 65 inches. All the TVs run on Google TV OS and offer HDR 10, Dolby Atmos, and MEMC support. The prices start at Rs 26,999 for the 43-inch model and the 65-inch model of the Xiaomi Smart TV X costs Rs 58,999.
Redmi Sonic Bass 2 neckband features Bluetooth voice calling. The watch is 5 ATM water resistant and it comes with over 100 sports modes and can be used with an Android or iOS device using the Mi Fitness app. It has a 1.83-inch display that features a peak brightness of 450 nits for easy outdoor use. It comes with over 200 watch faces and can last up to 12 days on a single charge. The Redmi Watch 3 is priced at Rs 2,999 and will be available for purchase via mi.com and Xiaomi retail starting August 3.
Pricing and availability
The Redmi 12 5G will be available in three variants:
- 4GB RAM and 128GB storage – Rs 10,999
- 6GB RAM and 128GB storage – Rs 12,499
- 8GB RAM and 256GB storage – Rs 14,499
The Redmi 12 4G will be available in two variants:
- 4GB RAM and 128GB storage – Rs 8,999
- 6GB RAM and 128GB storage – Rs 10,499
All the products will be available for purchase starting August 3 via mi.com and Xiaomi retail stores.