Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 12 series has a new member: the Redmi Note 12S, which was launched in Poland on Tuesday. The smartphone features a MediaTek Helio G96 SoC and a 108-megapixel primary camera sensor. Below are all the details that you need to know about the newly launched Redmi Note 12S.
Redmi Note 12S Price and Availability
The Redmi Note 12S has been launched in Poland at a starting price of PLN 1299 (roughly $324). It is offered in two storage variants of 6GB+128GB and 8GB+256GB, and three color variants of Ice Blue, Pearl Green, and Onyx Black. However, the phone is currently available only in Poland and in a singular variant of 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, online at Xiaomi’s Poland online store, with limited color options of Ice Blue and Onyx Black.
Redmi Note 12S Specifications and Features
The Redmi Note 12S boasts of a 6.43-inch full-HD+ (2400 x 1080) AMOLED DotDisplay panel with a refresh rate of up to 90Hz and a peak local brightness of 1,000nits. It runs on a MediaTek Helio G96 4G SoC paired with an ARM Mali-G57 MC2 GPU, and comes with up to 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM and up to 256GB of UFS2.2 inbuilt storage. The storage is expandable to 1TB using a microSD card, and the phone boots Android 13-based MIUI 14 out-of-the-box.
The triple rear camera setup of the Redmi Note 12S includes a 108-megapixel primary sensor with f/1.79 aperture, a secondary 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens, and a third 2-megapixel macro lens. The 16-megapixel front camera is housed in a centre-aligned hole-punch cutout at the top of the display.
Battery and Security
The Redmi Note 12S is backed by a 5,000mAh battery and supports 33W fast charging. It sports a USB Type-C charging port, a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, and AI face unlock, and also has a 3.5mm audio jack.
Other Key Features
The Redmi Note 12S comes with a number of advanced features, including Reading Mode 3.0, a contrast ratio of 4,500,000:1, and a pixel density of 409ppi. In addition, it weighs 176 grams and measures 159.87mm x 73.87mm x 8.09mm, making it very compact.
Will the Redmi Note 12S See Global Release?
Xiaomi has not yet confirmed whether the Redmi Note 12S will see a global release or be launched in India.
Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 12S is a powerful smartphone that boasts of several impressive features, making it a great choice for those who want a phone that offers good performance without breaking the bank. While its availability and pricing in other regions remain unclear, it is certain that this latest addition to the Redmi Note 12 lineup is one to watch.