Redmi 12C announced with Helio G85 SoC and 50MP camera
Xiaomi’s Redmi unveiled Redmi K60 series smartphones, Redmi Note 12 Pro Speed Edition and a bunch of accessories a few days ago. And before the end of 2022, Redmi today announced a new entry-level smartphone, dubbed Redmi 12C.
The Redmi 12C is built around a 6.71″ HD+ display with a notch for the 5MP selfie camera. Its rear panel – having a non-slip texture and diagonal stripes – sports a fingerprint scanner and a dual camera with a 50MP unit Redmi doesn’t tell us anything about the second camera, but we think it could be a depth sensor.
The 12C has the Helio G85 SoC under the hood with up to 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM and up to 128GB of storage, expandable up to 512GB. The smartphone boots MIUI 13 (likely based on Android 12), but you You won’t get the full functionality of MIUI 13 on the 12C as it runs an “exclusive optimized version” of MIUI 13.
The rest of the highlights of the Redmi 12C include a 5,000mAh battery, a microUSB port and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It supports 4G networks and has a dedicated microSD card slot.
The Redmi 12C comes in four colors and has three memory options – 4GB/64GB, 4GB/128GB and 6GB/128GB priced at CNY699 ($100/€95/₹8,385), CNY799 ($115/€110/₹9,585) and CNY899 ($130/€120/₹10,785), respectively. It will go on sale in China from January 1 on Xiaomi’s official Chinese website, but its availability in other markets is unknown.
Xiaomi Redmi 12C
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