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Xiaomi 12 & Xiaomi 12 Pro with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset Launched Globally Alongside Xiaomi 12X with Snapdragon 870 chipset 

A little over two months after the Xiaomi 12, Xiaomi 12X, and Xiaomi 12 Pro were introduced, the company has now launched the smartphones globally. The Xiaomi 12 and 12 Pro are both powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor while the Xiaomi 12X  has Snapdragon 870 processor under its hood. 

Xiaomi 12 Series Breakdown

Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12X feature the same 6.28-inch Full HD+ flexible AMOLED display with 2400 x 1080 pixel resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+, and Dolby Vision. Xiaomi 12 Pro on the other hand features a 6.73-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with 3200 x 1440 pixel resolution, 1-120Hz refresh rate, 480Hz touch sampling rate, HDR10+, and Dolby Vision.

Xiaomi 12 features
Xiaomi 12 features

The smartphones come in several storage options; 8GB RAM with 128GB storage, 8GB RAM with 256GB storage, and 12GB RAM with 256GB storage. They also run on Android 12 based on MIUI 13. 

At the rear, Xiaomi 12 and 12X has a triple-camera set-up that consists of a 50MP main Sony IMX766 sensor, a 13MP 123° ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 5MP tele-macro camera. Meanwhile, the Xiaomi 12 Pro features a triple-camera set-up consisting of a 50MP main camera with a 1/ 1.28-inch Sony IMX707 sensor accompanied by a 50MP Samsung JN1 115° ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 50MP Samsung JN1 2x portrait camera. 

Xiaomi 12 Pro camera features
Xiaomi 12 Pro camera features

At the front, they all house a 32MP selfie camera within a punch-hole notch. 

Xiaomi 12, Xiaomi 12X & Xiaomi 12 Pro Specifications

SpecsXiaomi 12Xiaomi 12XXiaomi 12 Pro
Display 6.28-inch (2400 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ AMOLED 20:9 HDR10 + display, 120Hz refresh rate, up to 1100 nits brightness, 5,000,000:1 (Min) contrast ratio, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection6.28-inch (2400 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ AMOLED 20:9 HDR10 + display, 120Hz refresh rate, up to 1100 nits brightness, 5,000,000:1 (Min) contrast ratio, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection6.73-inch (3200 x 1440 pixels) Full HD+ AMOLED 20:9 HDR10 + display, 1-120Hz refresh rate, 480Hz touch sampling rate, up to 1500 nits brightness, 8,000,000:1 (Min) contrast ratio, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection
ProcessorOcta-Core Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno next-gen GPUOcta-Core (1 x 3.2GHz + 3 x 2.42GHz + 4 x 1.8GHz Hexa) Snapdragon 870 7nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 650 GPUOcta-Core Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno next-gen GPU
Storage8GB LPPDDR5 RAM with 128GB / 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage / 12GB LPPDDR5 RAM 256GB UFS 3.1 storage8GB LPPDDR5 RAM with 128GB / 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage / 12GB LPPDDR5 RAM 256GB UFS 3.1 storage8GB LPPDDR5 RAM with 128GB / 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage / 12GB LPPDDR5 RAM 256GB UFS 3.1 storage
Operating SystemMIUI 13 based on Android 11MIUI 13 based on Android 11MIUI 13 based on Android 11
SIMDual SIM (nano + nano)Dual SIM (nano + nano)Dual SIM (nano + nano)
Rear Camera50MP rear camera with 1/ 1.56″ Sony IMX766 sensor, f/1.88 aperture, OIS, LED flash, 13MP 123° ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.4 aperture, 5MP telemacro camera with f/2.4 aperture, 8K video recording50MP rear camera with 1/ 1.56″ Sony IMX766 sensor, f/1.88 aperture, OIS, LED flash, 13MP 123° ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.4 aperture, 5MP telemacro camera with f/2.4 aperture, 8K video recording50MP rear camera with 1/ 1.28″ Sony IMX707 sensor, f/1.9 aperture, OIS, LED flash, 50MP Samsung JN1 115° ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture, 50MP Samsung JN1 2x portrait camera with f/1.9 aperture, 48mm focal length, 8K video recording
Front Camera32MP front-facing camera with 80.5 Fov32MP front-facing camera with 80.5 Fov32MP front-facing camera
FingerprintIn-display fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensorIn-display fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensorIn-display fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
Connectivity5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6E 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS (L1 + L5), NavIC, USB Type-C5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS (L1 + L5), NavIC, USB Type-C163.6×74.6×8.16mm; Weight: 205g (glass) / 204g (leather)
Dimensions152.7×69.9×8.16mm; Weight: 180g (glass) /179g (leather)152.7×69.9×8.16mm; Weight: 176g5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6E 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS (L1 + L5), NavIC, USB Type-C
AudioUSB Type-C audio, Hi-Res audio, Dual speakers, Harman Kardon tuning, Dolby AtmosUSB Type-C audio, Hi-Res audio, Dual speakers, Harman Kardon tuning, Dolby AtmosUSB Type-C audio, Hi-Res audio, Dual speakers, Harman Kardon tuning, Dolby Atmos
Battery 4500mAh (Typical) battery with 67W wired fast charging, 50W wireless second charge / 10W Wireless rechargeable4500mAh (Typical) battery with 67W wired fast charging4600mAh (Typical) battery with 120W wired fast charging, 50W wireless second charge / 10W Wireless rechargeable

Pricing & Availability

Xiaomi 12 Pro displayed in different colors
Xiaomi 12 Pro displayed in different colors

The smartphones are available in Purple, Blue, and Gray colors. The Xiaomi 12X has a starting price of $649, while the Xiaomi 12 has a starting price of $749. Lastly, the Xiaomi 12 Pro has a starting price of  $999.  These will roll out in several countries in Asia and Europe soon.

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