Redmi Note 12 Series Finally Launched, but With a Catch: Here Is Everything You Need to Know


Xiaomi’s Redmi Note series has customarily been the organization’s most famous smartphone series, offering extraordinary incentives for cash in the financial plan fragment. Recently, the organization has uncovered the Redmi Note 12 series in China and we can’t wait to see them roll out to the other parts of the consumer market.

We’ve really got three telephones this time, in particular the Redmi Note 12 Explorer Edition, Redmi Note 12 Pro, and Redmi Note 12 Pro Plus. Each of the three handsets is outfitted with a level 6.67-inch FHD+ 120Hz OLED screen, Mediatek Dimensity 1080 5G processor, and a 16MP selfie camera.

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The smartphones additionally share features like a 3.5mm port, NFC, IR blaster, and Wi-Fi 6. Be that as it may, there are a couple of key contrasts in any case. So let’s get to see an introductory part of these phones in this article; We shall cover all the features, details, and more specs in another article.

Redmi Note 12 Explorer Edition

Maybe the most attractive Redmi Note 12 model is the Note 12 Explorer Edition, bringing a 200MP HPX principal camera (f/1.65, OIS). This camera is equipped for shooting 200MP shots, 50MP pixel-binned pictures (involving four-in-one binning), or 12.5MP snaps (involving 16-in-one binning). The smartphone likewise presents an 8MP ultrawide camera and a 2MP full-scale focal point (macro lens).

Redmi Note 12 Discovery Edition

The phone also differs from its counterparts by offering 210W wired charging, with Xiaomi claiming a 100% charge in just nine minutes. This high wattage comes at the cost of battery capacity though, as you’re only getting a 4,300mAh battery here.

Also Read: Redmi Note 12 Series: Here’s What We Know So Far

Redmi Note 12 Pro Plus

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro Plus 5G is filled with surprises. It promises strong performance throughout. Further, with Quad Camera, you will be able to gain a world-class photography experience and capture memories for a lifetime. Finally, great storage seals the deal. 

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Redmi Note 12 Pro Plus official 1

Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro Plus 5G is designed to have a 6.7 inches AMOLED display. It is bezel-less by type featuring a punch-hole at the top. Further, the resolution stands at 1080×2400 pixels along with a pixel density of 393PPI. A 120Hz refresh rate takes care of the visuals overall.

Like the idea of a 200MP smartphone but want a bigger battery? That’s exactly what you get with the Pro Plus model. Expect the same 200MP+8MP+2MP triple rear camera system as the Discovery Edition.

However, the Pro Plus model opts for still blazing-fast 120W wired charging and a 5,000mAh battery. Expect a 100% charge in just 19 minutes, according to Xiaomi.

Also Read: Xiaomi 12T and Xiaomi 12T Pro Announced With Hyper Charging, 200 MP Camera and More

Redmi Note 12 Pro

Redmi Note 12 Pro official

If you don’t care about megapixels, then that’s where the Redmi Note 12 Pro comes in, bringing a 50MP IMX766 main camera (f/1.88, OIS) in addition to the 8MP+2MP pairing.

Otherwise, the Pro variant also brings a 5,000mAh battery with 67W wired speeds. Expect a 100% charge in a still brisk 46 minutes.

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Pricing and availability

These newly launched phones in China have prices for the three models in that market, and these are the estimated conversions to international prices to go with them:

  • Redmi Note 12 Pro: From ¥1,699 (about $230/£200/€230/₹19,500)
  • Redmi Note 12 Pro+: From ¥2,199 (about $300/£260/€300/₹25,000)
  • Redmi Note 12 Explorer Edition: From ¥2,399 (about $330/£285/€330/₹27,500)


Xiaomi has confirmed that these phones are China-only releases for now, but said we should “stay tuned” for global announcements. For what it’s worth, the Chinese Redmi Note 11 series differed in numerous ways from the global models that launched a few months later.

We’ll be updating this article as more information comes through for global releases but these phones are to start being sold today having been launched a few days back.


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