Wed. Dec 7th, 2022
Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro+


In China, Xiaomi formalizes its new Redmi Note 12 range. The brand presents four smartphones, including a spectacular model with 210 W charging.

Xiaomi has just presented its new Redmi Note 12 range in China. A long-awaited announcement, as the series is known for its impressive quality/price ratio. For this new vintage destined for the Chinese market, the brand offers four smartphones: the redmi note 12the redmi note 12 prothe Redmi Note 12 Pro+ and the Redmi Note 12 Discovery Edition. As is often the case with the manufacturer, the variants multiply and it is not always easy to navigate. Do not be scared, we present them to you in detail, because this cuvée does not lack virtues.

Redmi Note 12: the most affordable

However, presented at the end of the conference, the Redmi Note 12 is no less interesting. It is the most affordable of the range and therefore the one that will probably inflate the manufacturer’s sales volume. Behind a modern and unsurprising design, the Redmi Note 12 offers a 6.67-inch AMOLED panel showing on FullHD+. The most impressive element concerns its advertised maximum brightness in 1200 nitsLike the high-end models. IP53 certified, hides a chip Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 engraved in 6nm that ensures compatibility with 5G. Xiaomi adds 4, 6 Where 8GB RAM Y 128 or 256 GB of storage.

xiaomi redmi note 12
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For the photo, we stayed in a classic configuration for an entry-level model. The Redmi Note 12 has a 48 megapixel main sensor, flanked by a 2-megapixel depth sensor. This coherent whole is fed through a 5000mah batterycompatible with the 33W charging. It is not an “ultra” fast charge in 2022, but it is enough for many uses and superior to Apple or Samsung models.

Redmi Note 12 Pro and 12 Pro +: they have it in the stomach

With the mention “Pro”, we immediately move up a category, even if the design does not change much. There are also similarities to the classic version, such as the screen size that maxes out at 6.67 inches. Xiaomi bets on technology OLED – more essential than ever – and a definition FullHD+ 2400 x 1080 pixels. In both models, the slab benefits from the certification Dolby Vision Y HDR10+ with a bright beak of 900nits. The “Pro” has dimensions of 162.9 x 76 x 7.9 mm for 187 grams; against 162.9 x 76 x 9 mm and 208 g for the “Pro+”.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro
The Redmi Note 12 Pro. ©Xiaomi

Under the hood, both devices have a chip Dimension 1080 signed MediaTek. Etched at 6nm, comes with 6, 8 Where 12GB RAM Y 128GB to 256GB of storage depending on the variants. Lastly, there’s a 5,000mAh battery inside the “Pro” models.

However, there are differences and it starts with fast charging. The Redmi Note 12 Pro is content with 67W while the Redmi Note 12 Pro + reaches the 120W. We better understand the name “+” and this is even more true in the photo.

Pixels “+” for the Redmi Note 12 Pro +

On the back of the Redmi Note 12 Pro you will find three modules, one of which 50 megapixel main sensor (SonyIMX766). Xiaomi adds a 8 megapixel ultra wide angle (f/1.9) and a 2 megapixel macro module. His older brother, the Redmi Note 12 Pro +, changes the camera block to embed a 200 megapixel main sensor signed by Samsung (HPX, 1/1.4-inch, f/1.7).

Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro+
The Redmi Note 12 Pro+. ©Xiaomi

Increasingly present in smartphones, it will use “pixel bining” technology and recover the two same sensors as the “12 Pro”. If ultra-wide is of interest, the latest 2MP macro module is likely to make up the numbers.

No unpleasant surprises in terms of connectivity with 5G, Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.2.

Redmi Note 12 Discovery Edition: who is this?

Chef’s surprise, the Redmi Note 12 Discovery Edition was previously known as the Explorer Edition. Very close to the Note 12 Pro+, from which it takes most of the features, this model has the particularity of offering a 4,300 mAh battery with load 210W. Unusual in a smartphone, since we have exhausted the stock of superlatives to qualify Xiaomi’s “ultra” fast charges.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Discovery Edition
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According to the brand, it will only take 9 minutes to fully charge the device. To prevent overheating, there is a 3000mm² steam chamber. Awesome.

All the prices of the Redmi Note 12 range

Finally, know that this entire range runs under android 12 with the overlap MIUI 13. We offer you the prices in yuan -and converted to euros without VAT- of a series that for the moment has only been announced in China.

Redmi Note 12:

  • 4 + 128 GB: 1,199 yuan (166 euros without tax)
  • 6 + 128 GB: 1,299 yuan (180 euros without tax)
  • 8 + 128 GB: 1,399 yuan (194 euros without tax)
  • 8 + 256 GB 1699 yuan (235 euros without taxes)

Redmi Note 12 Pro:

  • 6 + 128 GB: 1,699 yuan (235 euros without tax)
  • 8 + 128 GB: 1,799 yuan (249 euros without tax)
  • 8 + 256 GB: 1999 yuan (277 euros without taxes)
  • 12 + 256 GB: 2,199 yuan (305 euros without tax)

Redmi Note 12 Pro+:

  • 8 + 256 GB: 2,199 yuan (305 euros without tax)
  • 12 + 256 GB: 2,399 yuan (332 euros without taxes)

Redmi Note 12 Explorer Edition:

  • 8 + 256 GB: 2,399 yuan (332 euros without taxes)

The Redmi Note 12 should land in Europe early 2023. It will be necessary to take into account VAT and probably inflation to know their prices in euros.

Redmi Note 11 64 GB at the best price Base price: €199

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This article was translated from this source written by Thomas Estimbre

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