Xiaomi 12 series's global launch set for March 15
Xiaomi has confirmed that its flagship 12 series of smartphones will launch globally on March 15. The event will take place at 5:30pm IST. The series was introduced in China back in December and includes the 12X, 12, and 12 Pro models. All three are expected to be available globally as well. The company is yet to announce anything about the line-up's India debut.
- More than two months after its launch in China, Xiaomi has finally confirmed that the 12 series will be introduced globally. The launch event might also see an official announcement regarding the 12 Ultra and 12 Lite.
- Xiaomi's flagship series will take on the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S22 series and OPPO Find X5 series and is bound to turn up the heat.
The Xiaomi 12 series sports a punch-hole cut-out on the top-center, slim bezels, an in-display fingerprint sensor, and a rectangular camera unit on the rear. The 12X and 12 bear a 6.28-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2400 pixels) OLED display, while the 12 Pro sports a 6.73-inch QHD+ (1400x3200 pixels) LTPO AMOLED screen. They offer a 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+ support, and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection.
Xiaomi 12 and 12X flaunt a 50MP main sensor, a 13MP ultra-wide lens, and a 5MP telephoto shooter. The 12 Pro boasts a 50MP primary shooter, a 50MP ultra-wide sensor, and a 50MP telephoto lens. On the front, they have a 32MP selfie snapper.
The Xiaomi 12X is fueled by a Snapdragon 870 chipset, while the vanilla 12 and 12 Pro are powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. They boot Android 12-based MIUI 13. The 12X and 12 pack a 4,500mAh battery with 67W fast-charging, while the 12 Pro houses a 4,600mAh battery with 120W fast-charging. The 12 and 12 Pro also support 50W wireless charging.
The pricing and availability details of the Xiaomi 12 series in the global market will be announced on March 15. For reference, the series starts at CNY 3,199 (roughly Rs. 39,000) and goes up to CNY 5,399 (around Rs. 65,800) in China.