Xiaomi 12 Series Redefines Flagship Category

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Beijing, China, March 15th, 2022, Xiaomi today announced the launch of the all-new flagship Xiaomi 12 Series for global markets, featuring three groundbreaking devices: Xiaomi 12 Pro, Xiaomi 12, and Xiaomi 12X.

 

Designed to empower users around the world with a cutting-edge videography studio and entertainment powerhouse, Xiaomi 12 Series delivers impressive advancements in Xiaomi’s AI algorithm, flagship processing power, and an all-round elevated experience.

 

Capture cinematic shots at any time

Xiaomi 12 Series enables users to record studio-quality shots no matter the scenario, be it challenging lighting conditions or moving objects. All three phones boast a pro-grade triple camera array for versatile shooting, starring a massive 50MP main wide angle camera, with 8K recording capabilities on both Xiaomi 12 Pro and Xiaomi 12.

 

Xiaomi 12 Pro stands out with its state-of-the-art triple 50MP array, which features a cutting-edge Sony IMX707 ultra-large main sensor. This sensor is capable of catching large amounts of light and empowers advanced imaging capabilities with faster focus speeds and increased color accuracy. Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12X feature a 13MP ultra-wide angle camera, along with a 5MP telemacro camera, for filming life from different perspectives.

 

Beyond impressive hardware, Xiaomi 12 Pro and Xiaomi 12 also advance Xiaomi’s proprietary AI algorithms. These innovations make it easier than ever for users to record every moment the way they want to, even in low-light or moving subjects. Xiaomi ProFocus intelligently identifies and tracks objects, preventing blurring or out-of-focus shots of moving or veiled subjects. These advancements also include eye and face auto focus capabilities. Ultra Night Video uses Xiaomi’s proprietary algorithms to record video even under extreme low-light, meaning moody, atmospheric shots are clearer than ever.

 

Available on all three devices, One-click AI Cinema offers numerous creative options for show-stopping video editing, such as Parallel World, Freeze Frame Video, and Magic Zoom modes.

Flagship processing, unprecedented performance and power-efficiency

Flagship experience requires flagship performance. Xiaomi 12 Series features advanced Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ mobile platforms. Xiaomi 12 Pro and Xiaomi 12 boast a Snapdragon® 8 Gen 1 processor – Qualcomm’s most advanced mobile platform. Built on a 4nm process, this processor also boosts GPU graphic rendering capabilities by 30% and energy efficiency by 25% when compared to the previous generation.¹ Meanwhile, Xiaomi 12X is powered by the flagship 5G processor – Snapdragon® 870 – for smooth everyday usage. All three devices come with UFS 3.1 exceptional loading and data transfer speeds, along with LPDDR5 RAM for memory speeds up to 6,400Mbps.

For optimal product experience, Xiaomi 12 Series packs a high-performing cooling systems, bolstered by a super-large vapor chamber and multiple layers of graphite to offer a leadingcooling capability.

All-around elevated entertainment experiences

Xiaomi 12 Series not only lets users capture every moment in exquisite detail, but also allows them to relive those moments in astonishing detail via an exceptional entertainment experience.

All three devices offer vivid viewing on an AMOLED Dot Display rated A+ by DisplayMate, and with TrueColor support. For added peace of mind, the display features scratch-resistant Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus®, and supports Dolby Vision®, industry’s leading imaging technology that to brings your content to life with vibrant color and details. Xiaomi 12 Series also supports HDR 10+. Xiaomi 12 Pro is SGS Eye Care Display Certified, showing care for users’ long-term visual health during marathon sessions.
Meanwhile, Xiaomi 12 Pro redefines flagship display with incredibly smooth viewing, scrolling, swiping, and sliding. The device’s highly power-efficient 6.73-inch WQHD+ display leverages AdaptiveSync Pro to intelligently adjust dynamic LTPO display between 1Hz and 120Hz based on content.

 

Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12X deliver Xiaomi’s most colorful smartphone display to date, with more than 68 billion colors on 6.28-inch full-HD+ displays. Both feature 120Hz AdaptiveSync, for an impressively high-definition, vibrant, and flicker-free display that conveys every detail.

No cinematic experience is truly complete without pro-grade audio. Xiaomi 12 Series features SOUND BY Harmon Kardon, and creates an immersive audio experience powered by Dolby Atmos®, delivering spatial sound with rich detail, clarity, and realism across all your favorite entertainment. Xiaomi 12 Pro’s quad speakers – in the form of two tweeters and two woofers – deliver clear details and cover an astounding range of sound. Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12X both deliver balanced stereo sound ideal for immersive gaming or video.

To optimize core user experience further, Xiaomi 12 Series incorporates MIUI 13, released globally earlier this year. The update includes faster storage, higher background process efficiency, smarter processing, and longer battery life. New features in the upgraded experience include Xiaomi’s proprietary Liquid Storage, Atomized Memory, Focused Algorithms, and Smart Balance.

 

Next-generation charging

To ensure Xiaomi 12 Series delivers pro-grade cinematic and entertainment experiences all day, the devices deliver next-level charging speed and safety.

Xiaomi 12 Pro features incredibly fast 120W Xiaomi HyperCharge. With a 4,600mAh battery fully charged in just 18 minutes using Boost mode, Xiaomi 12 Pro delivers next-generation charging capabilities that keep up with user demands.²

Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12X fit 4,500mAh batteries into compact body designs. Both devices support 67W wired turbo charging for speedy power-up. Xiaomi 12 Pro and Xiaomi 12 also support 50W wireless charging and 10W reverse charging.

Xiaomi 12 Pro and Xiaomi 12 both leverage Xiaomi AdaptiveCharge, a smart charging algorithm that learns and adapts to charging habits, which prolongs battery life.

Flagship capabilities packaged in an iconic design 

These portable pocket-sized studios fit comfortably in the palm of your hand thanks to Xiaomi 12 Series’ iconic and user-centered design. Slimmer high-capacity batteries and a narrower ridge gap save precious space within the device. Xiaomi 12 Pro’s 6.73-inch display is encased in a sleek middle frame with sophisticated 3D curves. Meanwhile, Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12X’s 6.28-inch display measures just 69.9mm in width and is accented by smooth curves for a perfect fit.³ All three devices are available in Gray, Purple, and Blue.

 

YouTube Premium Free of Charge

Xiaomi 12 Series customers will receive up to three months of YouTube Premium free of charge, a move to give users access to the best content ad-free and offline, where available.⁴ The benefits include a subscription to YouTube Music Premium where users can get unlimited, ad-free access to more than 80 million official songs plus live performances, covers, and remixes.

 

Market Availability 

·      Xiaomi 12 Pro comes in two variants, 8GB+256GB, 12GB+256GB, and recommended retail price starts from USD 999.

·      Xiaomi 12 comes in three variants, 8GB+128GB, 8GB+256GB, 12GB+256GB, and recommended retail price starts from USD 749.

·      Xiaomi 12X comes in two variants, 8GB+128GB, 8GB+256GB, and recommended retail price starts from USD 649.

 

¹ Data from 2022 Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

² Data sourced from Xiaomi labs.

³ Product weight and related specifications are theoretical values only. Actual measurements between individual products may vary. All specifications are subject to the actual product.

⁴ Availability may vary by region. New users only. Terms apply. Form of payment required. Cancel anytime.

 

Xiaomi 12 Series Quick Specs

 

  Xiaomi 12 Pro Xiaomi 12 Xiaomi 12X
Display 120Hz 6.73” AMOLED Dot Display

DisplayMate A+

Samsung E5 material

Aspect ratio: 20:9

WQHD+, 3200 x 1440

TrueColor

HBM 1,000 nits (typ)

1,500 nits peak brightness (typ)

Contrast ratio: 8,000,000:1 (typ)

16,000 level brightness adjustment

Dynamic 120Hz LTPO

Micro Lens

AdaptiveSync Pro

Up to 480Hz touch sampling rate

Dolby Vision, HDR 10+ support

360° ambient light sensor

SGS Eye Care Display Certification

X-axis linear vibration motor

120Hz 6.28″ AMOLED Dot Display

DisplayMate A+

Aspect ratio: 20:9

FHD+, 2400 x 1080

TrueColor

1,100 nits peak brightness (typ)

Contrast ratio: 5,000,000:1 (typ)

16,000 brightness adjustment

Over 68 billion colors

Dolby Vision®, HDR 10+ support

120Hz AdaptiveSync

Up to 480Hz touch sampling rate

360° ambient light sensor

Low blue light certification

X-axis linear vibration motor

120Hz 6.28″ AMOLED Dot Display

DisplayMate A+

Aspect ratio: 20:9

FHD+, 2400 x 1080

TrueColor

1,100 nits peak brightness (typ)

Contrast ratio: 5,000,000:1

Dolby Vision®, HDR 10+ support

Over 68 billion colors

120Hz AdaptiveSync

Up to 480Hz touch sampling rate

Low Blue Light Certification

X-axis linear vibration motor

Rear Camera • 50MP wide angle camera

– IMX707, f/1.9

– 1/1.28” 7P lens

– 2.44 μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel

– 8K recording

– 4K HDR 10+ recording

– Ultra Night Video, One-click AI cinema

– Xiaomi ProFocus (Motion tracking focus/ Motion Capture/Eye tracking focus)

– Ultra Night Photo, Portrait Night mode

• 50MP ultra-wide angle camera

– 115° FOV, f/2.2

• 50MP telephoto camera

– 48mm equivalent focal length, f/1.9

• Night mode (wide/ultra-wide/telephoto)

• 50MP mode (wide/ultra-wide/telephoto)

• 50MP wide angle camera

– f/1.88, 6P lens

– 2μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel

– 8K recording

– 4K HDR 10+ recording

– Ultra Night Video, One-click AI cinema

– Xiaomi ProFocus (Motion tracking focus/Eye tracking focus/ Motion Capture)

– Portrait Night mode, Portrait HDR

• 13MP ultra-wide angle camera

– 123° FOV, f/2.4

• 5MP telemacro camera

– 50mm equivalent focal length, Auto Focus

• Night mode (wide/ultra wide)

• 50MP main camera

– F/1.88, 6P lens

– 2μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel

• 13 MP ultra-wide angle camera

– 123° FOV, f/2.4

• 5MP telemacro camera

– 50mm equivalent focal length, Auto Focus

• Night mode

Front Camera 32MP in-display selfie camera

f/2.45, 1.4μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel

HDR 10+ recording

Selfie Night mode, AI portrait video

32MP in-display selfie camera

f/2.45, 1.4μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel

HDR 10+ recording, AI portrait video, Selfie Night mode

32MP in-display selfie camera

f/2.45, 1.4μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel

Selfie Night Mode, AI portrait video, Time-lapse selfie

Dimensions3 & Weight3 163.60mm x 74.60mm x 8.16mm

205g

152.70mm x 69.90mm x 8.16mm

180g

152.70mm x 69.90mm x 8.16mm

176g

Processor Snapdragon® 8 Gen 1

4nm power-efficient manufacturing process

ARM-V9:

1x ARM Cortex-X2 @ 3.0GHz

3x ARM Cortex-A710 @ 2.5GHz

4x ARM Cortex-A510 @ 1.8GHz

Qualcomm® Adreno™

LiquidCool Technology

MIUI 13 with Android 12

Snapdragon® 8 Gen 1

4nm power-efficient manufacturing process

ARM-V9:

1x ARM Cortex-X2 @ 3.0GHz

3x ARM Cortex-A710 @ 2.5GHz

4x ARM Cortex-A510 @ 1.8GHz

Qualcomm® Adreno™

LiquidCool Technology

MIUI 13 with Android 12

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 870

1x ARM Cortex-A77 @ 3.2GHz

3x ARM Cortex-A77 @ 2.4GHz

4x ARM Cortex-A55 @ 1.8GHz

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 650

LiquidCool Technology

MIUI 13 with Android 11

RAM+ROM LPDDR5 RAM

UFS 3.1 storage

LPDDR5 RAM

UFS 3.1 storage

LPDDR5 RAM

UFS 3.1 storage

Audio Quad speakers

SOUND BY Harman Kardon

Dolby Atmos®

Symmetrical dual speakers

SOUND BY Harman Kardon

Dolby Atmos®

Symmetrical dual speakers

SOUND BY Harman Kardon

Dolby Atmos®

Charging 4,600mAh battery (typ)

120W wired

Xiaomi HyperCharge

50W wireless turbo charging

10W reverse wireless charging

Xiaomi AdaptiveCharge

4,500mAh (typ) battery

67W wired turbo charging

50W wireless turbo charging

10W reverse wireless charging

Xiaomi AdaptiveCharge

4,500mAh battery

67W wired turbo charging

 

Connectivity Type-C

Dual SIM, dual 5G standby⁵

Supports NFC⁶

Bluetooth 5.2

5G

Wi-Fi 6/ Wi-Fi 6E⁷

Type-C

Dual SIM, dual 5G standby⁵

Supports NFC⁶

Bluetooth 5.2

5G

Wi-Fi 6/ Wi-Fi 6E⁷

Type-C

Dual SIM, dual 5G standby⁵

Supports NFC⁶

Bluetooth 5.1

5G

Wi-Fi 6⁷

Available Colors Gray, Purple, and Blue Gray, Purple, and Blue Gray, Purple, and Blue

 

⁵ 5G connectivity may vary based on region availability and local operator support.

⁶ NFC availability may vary between markets.
⁷ Wi-Fi 6/Wi-Fi 6E connectivity may vary based on region availability and local network. For most countries and areas, Wi-Fi 6 is not supported by the devices and needs to be added via OTA where applicable.

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