The Redmi Note 12 series has finally launched, but with a snag: here’s everything you need to know

The Redmi Note 12 series has finally launched, but with a snag: here’s everything you need to know

Xiaomi’s Redmi Note series has traditionally been the company’s most famous smartphone series, offering extraordinary cash incentives on the finance side. Recently, the organization has discovered the redmi note 12 series in China and we can’t wait to see them reach other parts of the consumer market.

This time we actually have three phones, notably the Redmi Note 12 Explorer Edition, Redmi Note 12 Pro, and Redmi Note 12 Pro Plus. Each of the three phones is equipped with a 6.67-inch 120Hz FHD+ OLED display, a Mediatek Dimensity 1080 5G processor, and a 16MP selfie camera.

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The smartphones also share features like a 3.5mm port, NFC, IR blaster, and Wi-Fi 6. Be that as it may, there are a few key differences either way. So let’s see an introductory part of these phones in this article; We will cover all the features, details and more specifications in another article.

Redmi Note 12 Explorer Edition

Perhaps the most attractive Redmi Note 12 model is the Note 12 Explorer Edition, which comes with a 200MP HPX main camera (f/1.65, OIS). This camera is equipped to take 200 MP photos, 50 MP images with pixel binning (with four-in-one binning), or 12.5 MP snapshots (with 16-in-one binning). The smartphone also features an 8MP ultra-wide camera and a 2MP full-scale focal point (macro lens).

Redmi Note 12 Discovery Edition

The phone also sets itself apart from its counterparts by offering 210W wired charging, with Xiaomi claiming a 100% charge in just nine minutes. However, this high wattage comes at the cost of battery capacity, as you only get a 4,300mAh battery here.

Also read: Redmi Note 12 series: here’s what we know so far

redmi note 12 pro plus

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro Plus 5G is full of surprises. It promises great performance at all times. Plus, with Quad Camera, you can get a world-class photography experience and capture memories for a lifetime. Finally, great storage seals the deal.

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Redmi Note 12 Pro Plus official 1

Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro Plus 5G is designed to have a 6.7-inch AMOLED screen. It is bezel-less by type and features a hole punched at the top. Also, the resolution is 1080×2400 pixels along with a pixel density of 393PPI. A refresh rate of 120 Hz takes care of images in general.

Do you like the idea of ​​a 200MP smartphone but want a bigger battery? That’s exactly what you get with the Pro Plus model. Expect the same 200MP + 8MP + 2MP triple rear camera system as the Discovery Edition.

However, the Pro Plus model opts for ultra-fast 120W wired charging and a 5,000mAh battery. Expect a 100% charge in just 19 minutes, according to Xiaomi.

Also read: Xiaomi 12T and Xiaomi 12T Pro announced with hypercharge, 200 MP camera and more

redmi note 12 pro

Redmi Note 12 Pro official

If you don’t care about megapixels, that’s where the Redmi Note 12 Pro comes in, bringing a 50MP IMX766 main camera (f/1.88, OIS) on top of the 8MP+2MP pairing.

Otherwise, the Pro variant also packs a 5,000mAh battery with 67W wired speeds. Expect a 100% charge in a still brisk 46 minutes.

Prices and availability

These newly launched phones in China have prices for all three models in that market, and here are the estimated conversions at international prices to go along with them:

  • Redmi Note 12 Pro: Starting at ¥1,699 (about $230 / £200 / €230 / ₹19,500)
  • Redmi Note 12 Pro+: Starting at 2,199 yen (about $300/£260/€300/Rs 25,000)
  • Redmi Note 12 Explorer Edition: Starting at ¥2,399 (about $330 / £285 / €330 / ₹27,500)


Xiaomi has confirmed that these phones are China-only launches for now, but said we need to “keep an eye out” for global announcements. For what it’s worth, the Chinese Redmi Note 11 series differed in many ways from the global models that were released a few months later.

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We’ll update this article as more information comes in for global launches, but these phones will start shipping today after being released a few days ago.

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