We were already talking about the Xiaomi Redmi 12 5G before it was made official, because it showed up early on the SFR site before also appearing in the catalogs of other operators and e-merchants. A little over a week later, the smartphone is duly formalized through a press release sent by the brand.
NB. This article originally published on August 23 has been updated with information now confirmed by Xiaomi.
An interesting Xiaomi Redmi 12 5G on paper
The Xiaomi Redmi 12 5G could sell well thanks to a few arguments to put forward. For an affordable price, it has, as its name suggests, compatibility with the 5G network. It is also equipped with a 6.79-inch LCD screen in Full HD + and with a refresh rate of 90 Hz. The panel is protected by Gorilla Glass 3.
It has IP53 protection which guarantees resistance to rain (but not total waterproofing). The Redmi 12 5G also has a dual rear camera with a 50MP main sensor.
The phone also relies on a 5000 mAh battery promising up to two days of rechargeable battery life at 18 W. The internal storage amounts to 128 GB. As for the chip, count on a Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 accompanied by 4 GB of RAM.
Redmi 12 5G price and release date
Finally, regarding the price, the Xiaomi Redmi 12 5G is displayed at the recommended price of 219 euros and it is already available. You will find it in black, blue or silver. Note in passing that the Redmi Note 12 and the Redmi Note 12 5G can be in the same price range with better specifications.