New Redmi Note 12 series: Xiaomi’s new upper-middle-range phones

The moment has arrived. After several days with teasers on social networks, Xiaomi Spain has presented its new smartphones of the Redmi Note 12 series in society.

These hit the market in four different variants : Redmi Note 12, Redmi Note 12 5G, Redmi Note Pro 5G and Redmi Note Pro+ 5G.

New Redmi Note 12 series

Features of the Redmi Note 12 smartphone

The most basic model of all the novelties, the only one that still does not integrate 5G technology, is a phone that already enters your eyes as soon as you see its design and screen. It has a 6.67-inch AMOLED screen at FHD+ resolution (2,400 x 1,080 pixels) and has a full color gamut according to the DCI-P3 standard.

This screen boasts a maximum brightness of 450 nits that can be raised to 700 nits in High Brightness Mode (HBM), making it ideal for taking photos and browsing on vacations or sunny days. As for the refresh rate, it is located at 120 Hz .


Inside it is equipped with the 6 nm Snapdragon 685 mobile processor to achieve a highly solvent multitasking experience and to be able to perfectly use video games, photography, audio and streaming. It features up to 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM, combined with storage of up to 128GB of fast UFS 2.2 storage, expandable up to 1TB via microSD card.

In its back we will find a triple camera module in which the main sensor will be 50 megapixels . In addition, it has an 8 MP ultra-wide angle and a 2 MP macro sensor. For you to take the best photos of yourself, its front camera for self-portraits is 13 MP. Nothing bad.

One more year, Xiaomi once again bets on 33W fast charging for the basic model of the Redmi Note 12 series. This will charge the 5,000 mAh battery in a few minutes so that you can quickly return to action whatever you want to use it for. your new smartphone.

Redmi Note 12

This model comes out in three different colors: Onyx Grey, Mint Green and Ice Blue. In addition to these colorful and elegant designs, it stands out for its lines, with elegant flat frames, which provide a premium look and feel while being durable and comfortable enough to hold for long periods of time. This comfort will be palpable in its measurements and weight: 165.66 mm x 75.96 mm x 7.85 mm and 183.5 grams.

Redmi Note 12 (4 + 128 GB) is already available at Media Markt , El Corte Inglés , FNAC , The Phone House , Carrefour , Alcampo, Amazon, PC Componentes , and Xiaomi Stores from 249.99 euros. The 4 + 64 GB version will be available for 229.99 euros in the Mi Store and

Redmi Note 12 5G, fifth generation and slight changes

As expected, the main difference of this model with respect to the previous one is the inclusion of compatibility with the fifth generation of mobile networks. This means that it carries another processor, in this case the powerful Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 based on a 6nm process, which makes it offer impressive performance, as well as having greater energy efficiency and being compatible with 5G dual SIM cards.

On this occasion, Redmi Note 12 5G is presented in variants with up to 8 GB of LPDDR4X RAM and up to 256 GB of fast UFS 2.2 storage , expandable up to 1 TB via microSD card.

Other minor changes are found in the camera, where on this occasion it also equips a triple rear module in which a 48 MP main sensor stands out, accompanied by an 8 MP ultra-wide-angle camera and a 2 MP macro sensor. The selfie camera is again 13 MP.

Aesthetically they are really similar, their measurements being 165.88 mm x 76.21 mm x 7.98 mm and their weight 189 grams. Redmi Note 12 5G offers a premium appearance, thanks to DotDisplay, its elegant flat bezels and curved back. Available in three colors: Onyx Grey, Forest Green and Ice Blue.

Redmi Note 12 5G

Redmi Note 12 5G (6 + 128 GB) is already available at all Spanish operators, as well as at Media Markt , El Corte Inglés , FNAC , Alcampo, Phone House and Xiaomi Stores from 299.99 euros. The 4 + 128 GB version is available on Amazon, PC Components and from 279.99 euros .

Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G, improvements in processor and camera

The third model maintains its 6.67-inch, 120 Hz screen and FHD+ resolution (2,400 x 1,080 pixels), but in this case it is Flow AMOLED. The main change is at the brightness level on the screen, being able to reach a measurement of 900 nits and is even compatible with Dolby Vision .

As for the hardware, Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G comes equipped with the 6nm MediaTek Dimensity 1080 processor to provide cutting-edge performance. It’s available in 6GB, 8GB, and 12GB versions of LPDDR4X RAM for smooth multitasking performance, along with 128GB and 256GB of storage (UFS 2.2). There is also a cooling system to keep your phone cool while you play games or surf the Internet and not worry about overheating.

Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G

At the camera level, it follows in the wake of some company models, such as the Xiaomi 12 or Xiaomi 13 Lite and a 50 MP Sony IMX766 main sensor , an 8 MP wide-angle lens and a 2 MP macro lens have been chosen.

In addition to its fabulous lens configuration, Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G is also equipped with Xiaomi Imaging Engine , a set of powerful software features for Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G, enabling the phone to intelligently detect subjects and improve image quality. image with computational photography, while increasing the speed of image processing.

It features Night Mode 2.0 and a new set of cinematic-style camera filters, as well as Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) to capture sharp, steady images. Also, the phone can record 4K video and has a 6-element lens for better image sharpness. The phone also comes with a 16 MP front facing camera for great quality selfies.

It shares with the previous models the capacity of 5,000 mAh battery, which will not leave you stranded as it is more than enough for prolonged use without worrying about running out of charge. When you manage to use up its capacity, you can have your phone fully charged again in 15 minutes thanks to its 67W turbo charge.

Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G

The measurements of this phone are still very ergonomic, with figures of 162.9 mm x 76 mm x 7.9 mm and it is quite light, weighing only 187 grams. Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G is available in three different colors: Midnight Black, Polar White, and Sky Blue.

Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G (8 + 256 GB) is now available at all Spanish operators, as well as at Media Markt , El Corte Inglés , FNAC , Alcampo, Amazon, Phone House, PC Componentes , Xiaomi Stores and from 399.99 euros .

At the end of April, a version without 5G of the Redmi Note 12 Pro (8 + 256 GB) will be launched, which will be available at a price starting at 349.99 euros at MediaMarkt, El Corte Inglés, Fnac, The Phone House, Alcampo, Carrefour, Mi Store and The 6 + 128 GB version will be available for 329.99 euros in the Mi Store.

Redmi Note 12 Pro+ 5G, the most complete of all

Last but not least, we have Redmi Note 12 Pro+ 5G, the most complete model of the four . At the screen level, it shares the vast majority of its main features with Redmi Note 12 Pro: 6.67-inch Flow AMOLED, 120 Hz, maximum brightness of 900 nits and compatibility with Dolby Vision, so that will not be the differential factor. .

As for its hardware, the Note 12 Pro+ 5G model also has a 6nm MediaTek Dimensity 1080 processor , but this time its RAM will be 8 GB or 12 GB LPDDR4X and in storage we will see 128 GB or 256 GB storage variants UFS 2.2.

Redmi Note 12 Pro+ 5G

We will find more notable differences with the previous model and the first two with its avant-garde and efficient cooling system for the phone , based on a multidimensional system that includes a 3000 mm² vapor chamber (VC) heat sink, a graphene phase change and a central frame of high thermal conductivity aluminum alloy.

We will find the great leap in quality in Redmi Note 12 Pro+ in its camera. If you have a passion for photography, this is without a doubt the model that your eyes will go to. Because? Because it features not only amazing camera hardware, but also state-of-the-art software such as Xiaomi AI Image Solution , capable of intelligently detecting subjects and featuring enhanced image quality with computational photography, and Xiaomi ProCut , which enables Effortless AI-assisted photo composition, giving users more options for editing and post-production.

This model has a camera composed of a 200 MP camera , 8 MP Sony IMX355 wide angle lens and 2.0Mpx macro lens. On the front we find a 16 MP. The cameras come with optical image stabilization (OIS) to improve image sharpness, and video recording is done at 4K with a 7-element lens and a 119º wide-angle lens.

With measurements of 162.9 mm x 76 mm x 8.98 mm, its weight stands at 210 grams. Redmi Note 12 Pro+ 5G comes with a huge 5000mAh battery and 120W HyperCharge charging that can charge the smartphone to 100% in 19 minutes. You won’t know how useful it is until one night you forget to charge your phone and it’s on full blast for breakfast. On this occasion, the three colors in which it is put up for sale are Midnight Black, Polar White and Sky Blue.

Redmi Note 12 Pro+ 5G (8 + 256 GB) is now available at all Spanish operators, as well as at Media Markt , El Corte Inglés , FNAC , Carrefour, Amazon, Phone House , PC Componentes , Xiaomi Stores and from 499.99 euros . With your purchase in Xiaomi Stores and, the customer will be able to take a Redmi Watch 3 as a gift.