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Xiaomi 12 5G Dual SIM Smartphone with 8GB RAM and 256GB ROM

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The Xiaomi 12 5G Quick Specs:

Ultra Night Video
With the help of AI algorithms and imaging technology, the video automatically brightens the scene and captures more detail than the human eye, even when shooting in the dark, almost like adding a night vision filter to your phone.

Pro images even in the dark
Not only is the video capability strong in low light, but the image quality is excellent as well. The night mode function of the wide-angle and ultra-wide-angle camera helps you capture the lights and shadows of the night more vividly, so you can shoot different scenes at night. Also, Xiaomi offers night portrait mode for the first time. Sharp portraits even in dark environments.

To all this, add a 50 MP Pro main camera with wide-angle, OIS and the powerful Sony IMX766 sensor.

Masterful performance with Snapdragon® 8 Gen 1
Xiaomi 12 introduces the next level of performance, powered by the cutting-edge 4nm process chipset. Be one step ahead in photos, games or content viewing. Discover next-gen speed with the riveting Snapdragon 8 Gen 1.

Its large Cortex-X2 core improves CPU performance by 20% over the Snapdragon 888, while the new generation Adreno GPU boasts 30% faster graphics rendering. In addition, the 7th generation Qualcomm® AI engine improves AI performance by 400%.

Large 2600mm VC liquid cooling area
The Xiaomi 12 features an extra-large VC LiquidCool plate that incorporates Xiaomi's thinnest 0.3mm VC LiquidCool material, accelerating heat flow and effectively lowering the core temperature to keep the device cool in any situation.

A masterpiece for your eyes
The 6.28'' AMOLED screen of the Xiaomi 12 is a perfect screen, difficult to reject, in terms of clarity, colour and fluidity. DisplayMate, the world's leading display rating agency, has rated the Xiaomi 12 an A+.

With DCI-P3 and TrueColor technologies, it offers a more accurate and wider colour gamut and more natural colour transitions, so it excels at reproducing colourful images, making every image pleasing to the eye. and a visual feast for the senses.

In addition, it is compatible with Dolby Vision and HDR10 + technologies and incorporates 16,000 levels of automatic brightness adjustment, sunlight mode and reading mode.

Master surround sound
The fully symmetrical physical structure ensures a more immersive stereo experience. Enjoy your movies and music in smooth, high-quality sound.

Large 4500 mAh (typ) battery
The compact body packs a powerful 4500 mAh fast-charging battery, the highest energy density battery in Xiaomi's history, so you never have to worry about running out of power.

What is in the box:
Xiaomi 12 5G
USB-C cable
Quickstart Guide




Dimensions: 152.7 x 69.9 x 8.2 mm 

Weight: 180 g 

Build: Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5) 

SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Type: AMOLED, 68B colors, 120Hz, Dolby Vision, HDR10+, 1100 nits (peak) 

Size: 6.28 inches, 95.2 cm2 (~89.2% screen-to-body ratio) 

Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 

Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~419 ppi density)


OS: Android 12, MIUI 13 

Chipset: Qualcomm SM8450 Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (4 nm) 

CPU: Octa-core (1x3.00 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3x2.50 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A510) GPU: Adreno 730


Card slot: No 

Internal: 256 GB, 8 GB RAM   UFS 3.1


Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers 

3.5mm jack: No

24-bit/192kHz audio Tuned by Harman Kardon


WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot 

Bluetooth: 5.2, A2DP, LE 

GPS: Yes, with A-GPS. 

Up to tri-band: 

GLONASS (1), BDS (3), GALILEO (2), QZSS (2), NavIC Radio: No USB: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go NFC: N/A 

Infrared port: Yes


Sensors: Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, compass, colour spectrum Virtual proximity sensing


Charging: Fast charging 67W, 100% in 39 min (advertised), Fast wireless charging 50W, 100% in 53 min (advertised), Reverse wireless charging 10W, Power Delivery 3.0, Quick Charge 4+ Type: 

Li-Po 4500 mAh, non-removable.

Main Camera:

Features: Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama 

Video: 8K@24fps (HDR), 4K@30/60fps (HDR10+), 1080p@30/120/240/960fps, 720p@1920fps, gyro-EIS Triple: 50 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/1.56", 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS 13 MP, f/2.4, 12mm, 123 (ultrawide), 1/3.06", 1.12µm 5 MP, f/2.4, 50mm (telephoto macro), AF

Selfie camera:

Single: 32 MP, f/2.5, 26mm (wide), 0.7µm Video: 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR Features: HDR, Panorama



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