Xiaomi launched the brand new Xiaomi 12S series in China on Monday. The series includes the Xiaomi 12S and 12S Pro. There’s also the Ultra model, which we’ve covered in a separate story. The 12S and 12S Pro feature Leica-designed cameras and are powered by the powerful Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset. Read also – Redmi teases a K-series smartphone in India: everything you need to know
Xiaomi 12S Series Specifications
Xiaomi 12S and 12S Pro bring a lot of similarities in the data sheet. The major change has to be in the display and the cameras. The design remains the same. Also Read – Xiaomi 12S Ultra with 50MP Cameras and Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC Unveiled
The 12S sports a 6.28-inch AMOLED display, while the 12S Pro has a larger 6.73-inch AMOLED panel. Both offer a 120Hz refresh rate and Full-HD+ resolution. Also Read – Xiaomi Band 7 Pro, Xiaomi Book Pro to launch today alongside Xiaomi 12S series: Here are the details
On the camera front, both have triple camera systems. The phones’ cameras are co-engineered by Leica. There’s a 50MP main lens, a 13MP ultra-wide lens and a 2MP telemacro unit on the vanilla Xiaomi 12S.
On the other hand, the Pro model sports a 50MP IMX707 lens, a 50MP ultra-wide lens and a 50MP telephoto lens with 2x optical zoom. The main lens of the Pro model supports optical image stabilization (OIS). The duo has a 32MP camera on the front for selfies.
At the helm, both phones are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC paired with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 512GB of UFS 3.1 internal storage.
The vanilla model has a 4,500mAh battery with support for 67W wired and 50W wireless fast charging. The Pro model packs a slightly larger 4,600mAh battery with support for fast charging 120W and 50W wireless. There is support for 10W reverse wireless charging on both models.
The duo has an under-screen fingerprint scanner providing additional security. Both have IR Blaster support and dual SIM 5G connectivity. Other connectivity options include Bluetooth 5.2, Wi-Fi 6E and NFC support. The series starts on MIUI 13 UI and features Android 12 operating system.
Xiaomi 12S series pricing
The Xiaomi 12S starts at CNY 3,999 (approx. Rs. 47,158) for the base 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. On the other hand, the Xiaomi 12S Pro starts at CNY 4,699 (approx. Rs. 55,413) .
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