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Redmi Unveils Redmi Note 12 Series in Mainland China

Also introducing industry-leading 210W HyperCharge with DISCOVERY EDITION

Beijing, CHINA, October 27th 2022 – During Redmi's latest product launch event today in Mainland China, Redmi unveiled the next iteration of the widely acclaimed Redmi Note Series – Redmi Note 12 Series. Focused on introducing flagship smartphone features at an accessible price, the new Redmi Note Series feature major imagery upgrades, including 200MP camera, Sony's IMX766, newly added OIS and Xiaomi AI Image Solution.

Notably, Redmi Note 12 DISCOVERY EDITION, the top end model, features 210W HyperCharge, capable of charging to 100% in an unprecedented, industry-leading speed in just 9 mins.¹

A giant leap forward for mid-range imaging systems with Samsung HPX and Sony IMX766

Redmi Note 12 DISCOVERY EDITION and Redmi Note 12 Pro+ both offer leading imaging hardware in their leagues. Firsts to feature Samsung HPX, a 200MP sensor at 1/1.4" with 2.24μm Super Pixel, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), 7P lens and ALD low-reflective coating, the two devices supports outputting in 3 different resolutions for different scenarios:12.5MP using 2.24μm Super Pixel for quick snaps and night shots, 200MP for full, crisp details and 50MP for a perfect balance between image quality and capturing speeds.

Redmi Note 12 Pro features Sony's IMX766 flagship sensor on its main camera, with a sensor size of 1/1.56" and pixel binning at 2μm, along with OIS for superior imaging performance.

It is also the first time where Xiaomi AI Image Solution is brought to Redmi Note Series. By integrating both software and hardware, photo capturing speeds, and capabilities such as image stabilization, night scenes, noise reduction, and color retention are dramatically improved.

Drawing inspirations from classic film photography, Redmi Note 12 Pro Series also offers a brand new Film mode, featuring 5 new filters and frames, each with its own color tones, grains and vignette styles.

 

210W HyperCharge - charging to 100% in 9 mins

Based on Redmi Note 12 Pro+, Redmi Note 12 DISCOVERY EDITION features an unprecedented 210W wired fast charging, capable of topping up a 4,300mAh battery to 100% in a mere 9 minutes.¹

To achieve such high-power fast charging, the design of the smartphone, battery cell, charger, and even the fast charging cable have been completely revamped. Three 100W fast charging chips are used and are distributed in a winged layout, reducing heat generation and maximizing high-power fast charging time. On the battery front, Redmi Note 12 DISCOVERY EDITION adopts a 10C dual-cell battery, and features optimized structural design and materials built using a new manufacturing process. Also featuring are cutting-edge technologies such as MTW technology, ultra-thin coating, and ultra-low viscosity electrolyte, together to greatly improve the charge and discharge capacity. The charger adopts dual GaN design, which greatly improves the power density, and the new customized 10.5A specification fast charging cable has an ultra-low impedance of 70mΩ, with an increased current capacity of 75% compared with the 120W/6A cable.

Redmi Note 12 Pro+ utilizes Xiaomi Surge P1 charging chip, offering a charging and battery combo of 120W HyperCharge and 5,000mAh large battery, and comes with an in-box 120W GaN charger. Redmi Note 12 Pro offers 67W turbo charging and 5,000mAh battery, which charges to 50% in 15 mins.¹

Flagship level display - the only flexible OLED display in its class

Redmi Note 12 Pro Series adopts a flagship-level flexible OLED display of up to 900nits and a pixel density of 394PPI using diamond-pixel arrangements. By utilizing a flexible OLED display, the chin of the device is as slim as 2.9mm for an immersive viewing experience.

The display supports 16,000 levels of automatic brightness auto adjustment, as well as PWM 1920Hz tuning, classic and paper-like Reading mode, and hardware-level low-blue light eye protection. On top of that, the display features 10-bit color depth, 100% P3 color gamut coverage, Dolby Vision®, HDR10 and 10+ certification and Sunlight Display for a complete visual experience.

 

A flagship experience without compromises

Redmi Note 12 Pro Series debuts with the energy-efficient MediaTek Dimensity 1080 mobile platform, which is based on TSMC's 6nm process and comes with A78+A55 octa-core structure. Scored over 510,000 in AnTuTu, Redmi Note 12 Pro Series supports 5G with dual SIM dual standby and Wi-Fi 6. Combined with MIUI 13's Focus Algorithms, Atomized Memory, Liquid Storage, Memory Extension and other optimization technologies, Redmi Note 12 Pro Series guarantees smooth operations in all scenarios, whether for daily use, mainstream gaming or high-speed internet demand.

To ensure the high performance and the stability of power-efficient HyperCharge, Redmi Note 12 Pro series also provides a full range of guarantees in terms of heat dissipation. Redmi Note 12 DISCOVERY EDITION adopts a multi-dimensional cooling system with 3000mm² large VC. Also introducing the new 1268mm² dissipation material—graphene phase change materials, and together with high thermal conductivity aluminum alloy mid-frame, graphite and copper foil, the total heat dissipation area reaches nearly 30,000mm².

Redmi Note 12 Pro series is also equipped with dual stereo speakers, with Misound 5.0 self-developed algorithm and Hi-Res / Hi-Res Audio Wireless certification. Other notable features include: X-axis linear motor, Bluetooth 5.2, multifunctional NFC, IR blaster and 3.5mm headphone jack.

 

Redmi Note 12 YIBO EDITION

Based on Redmi Note 12 Pro+, Redmi has also introduced a special edition in collaboration with celebrity Yibo Wang, Redmi Note 12 YIBO EDITION, featuring a stylish design using advanced holographic levitation craft precisely aligned with 1 million micro-graphics and 1 million micro-lenses, which makes the 3D effect more realistic and prominent.

Redmi Note 12 Pro also offers a new color—purple, which utilizes nano-level depth processing to seamlessly integrate 900-thousand sand pattern and 1632 different size halo under 4-layer overlay, presenting a dreamy texture blending levels of reality and illusion.

 

Redmi Note 12 5G: upgrade to OLED screen with 120Hz refresh rate

Redmi Note 12 5G also brings its latest upgrade on the launch. It features a 6.67" Samsung OLED screen with up to 1,200nits peak brightness, 120Hz refresh rate and 240Hz touch sampling rate. The display also covers 100% P3 color gamut, offers high refresh rate, supports classic and paper eye protection mode, as well as being accredited with SGS certification for low blue light.

Redmi Note 12 5G features a large 5,000mAh battery and supports 33W fast charging. In terms of performance, Redmi Note 12 5G is the first to adopt Snapdragon® 4 Gen 1 Mobile Platform, with a AnTuTu performance score of nearly 400,000, providing full support for daily use.

Pricing and Availability

Redmi Note 12 Pro Series sales starts at 8pm, Oct 30 via official Mainland China channels. Redmi Note 12 DISCOVERY EDITION is available in black at a recommended retail price of RMB 2,399.

Redmi Note 12 Pro+ comes in blue, white, and black in two storage variant 8GB+256GB and 12GB+256GB at a recommended retail price of RMB 2,199 and RMB 2,399 respectively. Redmi Note 12 YIBO EDITION will be available starting from Nov 11 at a recommended retail price of RMB 2,599.

Redmi Note 12 Pro is available in blue, white, black and purple in four storage variants, 6GB+128GB, 8GB+128GB, 8GB+256GB, 12GB+256GB, with a recommended retail price of RMB 1,699, RMB 1,799, RMB 1,999, RMB 2,199 respectively.

Redmi Note 12 5G comes in three colors, blue, white and black, in four storage variants, 4GB+128GB, 6GB+128GB, 8GB+128GB, 8GB+256GB, with a recommended retail price of RMB 1,199, RMB1,299, RMB 1,499, RMB 1,699 respectively.

 

Additional ecosystem products

Launched alongside Redmi Note 12 Series are Xiaomi Book Air 13, Redmi X86, Redmi Smart Projector Series, Mijia DD Combination Washer Dryer 12kg (Grey), and Mijia Graphene Baseboard Heater (Simulation Flame).

Xiaomi Book Air 13 is currently the slimmest Xiaomi laptop offering. Sporting a 13.3" OLED display with E4 material, the device is as slim as 12mm and weighs 1.2kg. It is also the first Xiaomi laptop to support a 360° fold, as well as Xiaomi Stylus, powering work and entertainment needs in a new way. Recommended retail price starting at RMB 5,999.

Redmi X86 features a giant 86" 4K MEMC fullscreen display, with a screen-to-body ratio of up to 97%. It offers a resolution of 3840*2160, and a wide 178°viewing angle for an immersive audio-visiual experience. Recommended retail price at RMB 5,299.

 

Redmi Smart Projector Pro is capable of projecting a screen size of up to 120" at 1080P. Both Redmi Smart Projector Pro and Redmi Smart Projector sport an Amlogic T950D4 quad-core CPU, along with accurate HSL color adjustments and dual speakers, the devices present a brand new smart viewing experience. Recommended retail price starting at RMB 1,399.

Offering up to 60° hot water sterilization for eliminating germs and capable of simulating six kinds of hand-washing modes to protect delicates, Mijia DD Combination Washer Dryer 12kg (Grey) can accomodate more load with a large washing capacity. To support the large load, it is equipped with a more efficient and durable direct drive motor. While it is also a dryer, it offers a 9kg-load drying capability. Recommended retail price at RMB 2,399.

The simulated flame version of Mijia Graphene Baseboard Heater (Simulation Flame) is an efficient heater, adopting the combination of dynamic water mist and LED light to simulate flames present in a real fireplace. With a built-in large capacity water tank, it puts moisture into the air while in work. Recommended retail price at RMB 499.

Product images available here: Redmi Note 12 DISCOVERY EDITION, Redmi Note 12 Pro+, Redmi Note 12 Pro, and Redmi Note 12 5G.

Quick Specs

 

Redmi Note 12 DISCOVERY EDITION

Redmi Note 12 Pro+

Redmi Note 12 Pro

Redmi Note 12 5G

Design

·       Dimensions: 162.90 x 76.03 x 8.98 mm²

·       Weight: 207.5g²

·       Colors: Black

·       IR blaster

·       Dimensions: 162.90 x 76.03 x 8.98 mm²

·       Weight: 208.4g²

·       Colors: Blue, White, Black

·       IR blaster

·       Dimensions: 162.90 x 76.00 x 7.90 mm²

·       Weight: 187g²

·       Colors: Blue, White, Black, Purple

·       IR blaster

·       Dimensions: 165.88 x 76.21 x 7.98 mm²

·       Weight: 188g²

·       Colors: Blue, White, Black

·       IR blaster

Camera

·       200MP main camera

- Samsung HPX

- 1/1.4" sensor size, f/1.65, 7P

- ALD

- OIS

·       8MP ultra-wide angle camera

·       2MP macro camera

·       16MP front camera

·       200MP main camera

- Samsung HPX

- 1/1.4" sensor size, f/1.65, 7P

- ALD

- OIS

·       8MP ultra-wide angle camera

·       2MP macro camera

·       16MP front camera

·       50MP main camera

- Sony’s IMX766

- 1/1.56" sensor size, f/1.88, 6P

- OIS

·       8MP ultra-wide angle camera

·       2MP macro camera

·       16MP front camera

·       48MP main camera

- 0.8μm 1.6μm 4-in-1 pixel size

- 2MP depth sensor

·       8MP front camera

- 1.12μm, f/2.0

 

Display

·       6.67" OLED display

- 20:9, 2400x1080

- 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate

- Brightness: 500 (typ), HBM 900nits

- Contrast ratio: 5,000,000 : 1

- Dolby Vision®

- HDR10, HDR10+

·       6.67" OLED display

- 20:9, 2400x1080

- 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate

- Brightness: 500 (typ), HBM 900nits

- Contrast ratio: 5,000,000 : 1

- Dolby Vision®

- HDR10, HDR10+

·       6.67" OLED display

- 20:9, 2400x1080

- 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate

- Brightness: 500 (typ), HBM 900nits

- Contrast ratio: 5,000,000 : 1

- Dolby Vision®

- HDR10, HDR10+

·       6.67" OLED display

- 20:9, 2400x1080

- Up tp 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate

- Brightness: 450 (typ), 1200nits (peak)

- Contrast ratio: 4,500,000 : 1

- SGS Eye Care Display and Seamless Pro

Processor

·       MediaTek Dimensity 1080

·       MediaTek Dimensity 1080

·       MediaTek Dimensity 1080

  • Snapdragon® 4 Gen 1

Battery & Charging

·       4,300mAh battery(2*2,150)

·       210W HyperCharge

·       5,000mAh battery

·       120W HyperCharge

·       5,000mAh battery

·       67W turbo charging

·       5,000mAh battery

·       33W wired charging

Audio

·       1012+1216 dual speakers

·       3.5mm headphone jack

·       1012+1216 dual speakers

·       3.5mm headphone jack

·       1012+1216 dual speakers

·       3.5mm headphone jack

·       1216 mono speaker

·       3.5mm headphone jack

Storage

·       LPDDR4x + UFS 2.2

·       LPDDR4x + UFS 2.2

·       LPDDR4x + UFS 2.2

·       LPDDR4x + UFS 2.2

Variant

·       8GB+256GB

·       8GB+256GB, 12GB+256GB

·       6GB+128GB, 8GB+128GB, 8GB+256GB, 12GB+256GB

·       4GB+128GB, 6GB+128GB, 8GB+128GB, 8GB+256GB

Connectivity

·       Dual SIM + Dual 5G

·       WiFi 6

·       NFC

·       Dual SIM + Dual 5G

·       WiFi 6

·       NFC

·       Dual SIM + Dual 5G

·       WiFi 6

·       NFC

·       WiFi 5

·       Bluetooth 5.1

Unlock

·       Side fingerprint sensor

·       Side fingerprint sensor

·       Side fingerprint sensor

·       Side fingerprint sensor

Operating System

·       MIUI 13 based on Android 12

·       MIUI 13 based on Android 12

·       MIUI 13 based on Android 12

·       MIUI 13 based on Android 12

 

¹ Data from Xiaomi Labs. Actual battery life may vary depending on network environment, usage patterns and other factors. The maximum capacity of the battery will naturally decrease with time and usage.

² Actual measurements between individual products may vary. All specifications are subject to the actual product.

 

About Xiaomi Corporation

Xiaomi Corporation (“Xiaomi”) was founded in April 2010 and listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on July 9, 2018 (1810.HK). Xiaomi is a consumer electronics and smart manufacturing company with smartphones and smart hardware connected by an IoT platform at its core.

Embracing our vision of “Make friends with users and be the coolest company in the users’ hearts”, Xiaomi continuously pursues technological innovations, compelling user experience and operational efficiency. The company relentlessly builds amazing products with honest prices to let everyone in the world enjoy a better life through innovative technology.

Xiaomi is one of the world's leading smartphone companies. The company’s market share in terms of smartphone shipments ranked no. 3 globally in the first quarter of 2022. The company has also established the world’s leading consumer AIoT (AI+IoT) platform, with more than 478 million smart devices connected to its platform (excluding smartphones, tablets and laptops) as of March 31, 2022. Xiaomi products are available in more than 100 countries and regions around the world. In August 2022, the company made the Fortune Global 500 list for the fourth time, ranking 266th, up 72 places compared to 2021.

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