Xiaomi 12, 12 Pro and 12X arrive in Italy: features, prices and availability

About three months after their debut in China, Xiaomi has officially announced the debut on the international markets of the new Xiaomi 12 range which includes Xiaomi 12 Pro, Xiaomi 12, and Xiaomi 12X.

More traditional design, which certainly favors handling, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processors on 12 and 12 Pro models, AMOLED display, capacious batteries and a further improved photographic compartment compared to the previous generation are among the main features of this series which in China is enjoying considerable sales success. All three smartphones integrate a triple camera with 50 MP main wide angle and an 8K recording capacity on both Xiaomi 12 Pro and Xiaomi 12.

69.9 x 152.7 x 8.16 mm
6.28 inches – 2400×1080 px

69.9 x 152.7 x 8.16 mm
6.28 inches – 2400×1080 px

74.6 x 163.6 x 8.16 mm
6.73 inches – 3200×1440 px

TOP PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPARTMENT

Xiaomi 12 Pro has three 50MP photo sensors with a main Sony IMX707 capable of capturing a greater amount of light as well as being equipped with advanced imaging capabilities and a faster focusing speed. Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12X integrate instead a 13MP ultra-wide-angle camera flanked by a sensor with macro optics.

Xiaomi 12 Pro and Xiaomi 12 also offer significant improvements to the artificial intelligence algorithm that allow you to obtain high quality shots, regardless of the context, the more or less difficult lighting conditions or the presence of any moving objects:

  • Xiaomi ProFocus intelligently identifies and tracks objects, preventing blurry or out-of-focus images of moving subjects. These improvements also include autofocus for the eyes and face
  • Ultra Night Video uses Xiaomi proprietary algorithms that allow you to shoot videos even with very little light, still allowing you to obtain clear images

As on the previous generation, the devices of the Xiaomi 12 series have also kept the One-click AI Cinema mode which offers many and different options for making video-editing with the Parallel World, Freeze Frame Video and Magic Zoom modes.


SNAPDRAGON PROCESSORS

Xiaomi 12 Pro and Xiaomi 12 integrate the powerful Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, Qualcomm’s 4nm processor that offers 30% higher GPU graphics rendering capabilities and 25% energy efficiency compared to those of the previous generation. Xiaomi 12X instead integrates a Snapdragon 870.

On all three UFS 3.1 memories were used And LPDDR5 type RAM which guarantees a speed of up to 6,400Mbps. To maintain performance unchanged even after prolonged use, the Xiaomi 12 series is equipped with a cooling system reinforced by a large vapor chamber and several layers of graphite.


MULTIMEDIA AND FAST CHARGING

All three smartphones they are equipped with AMOLED Dot Display, rated A + by DisplayMate, with TrueColor support. The displays are protected by Gorilla Glass Victus scratch-resistant glass by Corning and support Dolby Vision. The Xiaomi 12 series also supports the HDR 10+ recording And Xiaomi 12 Pro, in particular, received the “Eye Care Display” certification by the SGS body that guarantees less eye fatigue during long sessions of use.

Xiaomi 12 Pro has a 6.73-inch LTPO panel diagonal with low power consumption WQHD + resolution thanks to AdaptiveSync Pro technology that dynamically adjusts the refresh rate between 1Hz and 120Hz, depending on the content. Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12X both have 6.28-inch full-HD + displays with AdaptiveSync 120Hz technology.

The SOUND BY Harmon Kardon stereo speakers offer an immersive audio experience thanks also to Dolby Atmos which offers more detail, precision and realism. Xiaomi 12 Pro instead has a quadruple speaker system, with two tweeters and two woofers, which offers even more detail and range coverage.

Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12X have 4,500mAh batteries and support the 67W wired turbo chargingreload 50W wireless and the 10W reverse charging. Both are also equipped with Xiaomi AdaptiveCharge, a smart charging algorithm that learns and adapts to charging habits and which in addition prolongs the life cycle of the battery. Xiaomi 12 Pro comes with a 120W Xiaomi HyperCharge charger and integrates a 4,600mAh battery which recharges in just 18 minutes using Boost mode.

ANDROID 12 AND MIUI 13



The Xiaomi 12 range is based on the new MIUI 13 interface, announced late last year.The update includes faster storage, greater background process efficiency, smarter processing and longer battery life. Among the new features, we remember, there are:

  • Liquid Storage: for improved data read and write efficiency by up to 60%, reducing storage fragmentation. According to Xiaomi, several Android smartphones have a reading and writing speed reduced to 50% after 36 months: with Liquid Storage it is kept at 95%.
  • Atomized Memory: memory management through which the RAM usage processes are divided into more or less important activities for each app. Closes all unimportant activities by allowing apps to use memory only for the ones they need.
  • Focus Algorithms: dynamic allocation of system resources based on usage scenarios. Active apps are prioritized, allowing the CPU to focus only on important tasks.
  • Smart Balance: for the balance between performance and energy consumption. The battery can increase its autonomy up to 10%.

XIAOMI 12: DATA SHEET



  • Display 6.28 “AMOLED, FHD + resolution (1,080 x 2,400 pixels), 120 Hz maximum refresh, 1,100 nits peak brightness
  • SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
  • Memory: 8 + 128GB, 8 + 256GB, UFS 3.1, not expandable. LPDDR5X RAM
  • Cameras:

    • main rear: 50 MP, wide angle, OIS f / 1.88, 6P lens
    • rear secondary: 13 MP, ultra wide angle 123 ° f / 2.4
    • 5 MP rear secondary, 50mm equivalent macro
    • front: 32 MP 1.4μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel, f / 2.45
  • Battery: 4,500 mAh
  • Reload: 67W wired, 50W wireless, 10W reverse
  • Connectivity: 5G, Wi-Fi 6 / 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC
  • Audio: two stereo speakers, no jack
  • Scanner optical fingerprint under the display
  • System operating: MIUI 13 based on Android 12
  • Dimensions: 152.70mm x 69.90mm x 8.16mm
  • Weight 180 grams

XIAOMI 12X: TECHNICAL SHEET



  • Display 6.28 “AMOLED, FHD + resolution (1,080 x 2,400 pixels), 120 Hz maximum refresh, 1,100 nits peak brightness
  • SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 870
  • Memory: 8 + 128GB, 8 + 256GB, UFS 3.1 not expandable. LPDDR5X RAM
  • Cameras:

    • main rear: 50 MP, wide angle, OIS f / 1.88, 6P lens
    • rear secondary: 13 MP, ultra wide angle 123 ° f / 2.4
    • 5 MP rear secondary, 50mm equivalent macro
    • front: 32 MP 1.4μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel, f / 2.45
  • Battery: 4,500 mAh
  • Reload: 67 W wired
  • Connectivity: 5G, Dual SIM, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC
  • Audio: two symmetrical stereo speakers, no jack
  • Scanner optical fingerprint under the display
  • System operating: MIUI 13 based on Android 11
  • Dimensions: 152.70mm x 69.90mm x 8.16mm
  • Weight 176 grams

XIAOMI 12 PRO: DATA SHEET



  • Display 6.7 “E5 LTPO Super AMOLED, QHD + resolution (1,440 x 3,200 pixels), 1 to 120 Hz variable refresh, 1,500 nit peak brightness, SGS Eye Care Display Certification
  • SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
  • Memory: 8 + 256GB, 12 + 256GB, UFS 3.1, not expandable. LPDDR5X RAM
  • Cameras:

    • main rear: 50 MP f / 1.9, 7P lens, wide angle, OIS, Sony IMX707 2.44 μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel sensor
    • rear secondary: 50 MP, ultra wide angle 115 ° FOV, f / 2.2
    • secondary rear 50 MP, telephoto 2x 48mm equivalent
    • front: 32 MP 1.4μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel, f / 2.45
  • Battery: 4,600 mAh
  • Reload: 120W wired, 50W wireless, 10W reverse Xiaomi AdaptiveCharge Pro
  • Connectivity: 5G, Dual SIM dual 5G standby, Wi-Fi 6 / 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC
  • Audio: four stereo speakers, no jack
  • Scanner optical fingerprint under the display
  • System operating: MIUI 13 based on Android 12
  • Dimensions: 163.60mm x 74.60mm x 8.16mm
  • Weight: 205 grams

PRICES, AVAILABILITY AND LAUNCH PROMO

Prices are in line with the rumors that have emerged in recent weeks. Xiaomi 12 Pro, Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12X will arrive on the Italian market starting tomorrow, March 16, in Black, Blue and Purple colors, at Xiaomi Store Italia and the main consumer electronics chains. Xiaomi 12 and 12X will also be available with major mobile phone operators. Starting March 24, all products will also be available on mi.com and Amazon.

  • Xiaomi 12 Pro will be available in two versions, 8GB + 256GB, 12GB + 256GB, respectively priced at 1099.9 euros and 1199.9 euros
  • Xiaomi 12 will be available in the 8GB + 128GB and 8GB + 256GB variant for the price of € 799.9 and € 899.9
  • Xiaomi 12X instead it will be purchasable at the price of 699.9 euros in the single 8GB + 256GB variant

By purchasing Xiaomi 12 Pro from 12GB + 256GB by April 30th at any point of sale participating in the initiative, you will receive the new one in bundle Xiaomi Watch S1those who choose Xiaomi 12 8GB + 256GB instead will buy it bundled with Xiaomi Watch S1 Active. Also for Xiaomi 12X there will be a launch promo, valid exclusively on mi.com and Amazon, valid for 48 hours starting from 13.00 on March 24th. The offer includes the purchase of the product at the early bird price of 599.9 euros.

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