The Chinese brand will present its new smartphones in a few days. A short distance from the event, we take stock of the future Xiaomi 12T and Xiaomi 12T Pro. Presumably with solid specification sheets, they promise to exploit the market.
The Xiaomi 12T and 12T Pro are getting closer. In its social networks, the Chinese giant has confirmed organizing an event dedicated to his promising new series. will be the October 4 from 2 p.m. (French time) that we will know everything about these two smartphones. As usual, there is no need to wait for the event in Munich to find out more about this cuvée. A few days before the “Make moment mega” conference (capturing great moments), we take stock of what awaits us by the end of the year at Xiaomi.
Heavy (Xiaomi 12T), very very heavy (Xiaomi 12T Pro)
Thanks to the German site WinFuture, we already know almost everything about the technical sheet of its two smartphones. Once it is not customary, Xiaomi promises to take care of the components of this mid-range series that dreams of outshining the high-end. Between the 12T and 12T Pro, there are many similarities and this starts with the presence of a 6.67-inch AMOLED panel showing a definition of 2712 x 1220 pixels. Both devices would offer a refresh rate up to 120Hzas well as an under-display fingerprint sensor.
The other common point is at the rear and refers to the battery of 5000mAh. Specialist in (ultra)fast charging, Xiaomi would opt for 120 W in both models. Data to take with tweezers, because it would not surprise us if the basic model was limited to a load of 67 W. One last resemblance refers to the 20 megapixel front camera (Sony IMX 595).
To save money, Xiaomi would offer a plastic chassis on both devices. The absence of more noble materials seems logical given the positioning of this series. As for the colors, we hope to discover a version Lunar Silver (money) in addition to black cosmos (black and Light Blue (blue). android 12 and the overlap MIUI 13 he would be in command at both terminals.
—Evan Blass (@evleaks) September 22, 2022
Under the hood and in photos, the 12T Pro takes off
As we already mentioned in mid-September, it’s under the hood that the differences are made. The 12T Pro would have the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, which is currently better at Qualcomm. The powerful processor would be accompanied by 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. The “classic” 12T would opt for a chip MediaTek Dimension 810that you must ensure good performances with your 8 GB of RAM and 128 to 256 GB of storage.
In both models, Xiaomi would not risk much and would offer two SoCs tested. It is in the photos where the Chinese manufacturer would try to stand out more.
The Xiaomi 12T Pro should enjoy an impressive 200 megapixel wide angle sensoryes This would act as the main sensor, topped by a lens opening at f/1.69. To support it, the 12T Pro would bet on a classic formula that includes a 8 megapixel ultra wide angle (f/2.2) and a 2 megapixel macro module (f/2.4). For its part, the Xiaomi 12T would settle for a “only” main sensor 108 megapixels (f/1.65).
And the prices? there is debate
In our columns, you may have read that the Xiaomi 12T and 12T Pro could cost €649 and €849 respectively. Finally, the bill could be a bit lower in Europe. According to information from Roland Quandt, known for his reliability, you should expect an entry ticket in €580 for the Xiaomi 12T in its 8/128 GB RAM version. The model with 256 GB of storage would cost €630.
Xiaomi 12T 8/128GB = 580 euros
Xiaomi 12T 8/256GB = 630 euros
Xiaomi 12T Pro 8/256GB = 770 euros
Xiaomi 12T Pro 12/256GB = 800 euros
—Roland Whent (@rwhent) September 29, 2022
For his part, the Xiaomi 12T Pro would start from €770 in its 8/256 GB version while the 12/256 GB model would be shown at €800. Slightly lower prices for two smartphones that should be placed below Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12 Pro (read our test) in the manufacturer’s hierarchy. Now we have to wait until October 4 to confirm this information and see if Xiaomi has any surprises in store for us.