The Xiaomi 12S and the Xiaomi 12S Pro smartphones have been launched in China today. The company also unveiled the Xiaomi 12 Pro Dimensity Edition during the same launch event. The Xiaomi 12S features a 6.28-inch FHD+ flexible OLED screen with 120Hz refresh rate, and the Xiaomi 12S Pro comes with a 6.73-inch 2K Samsung OLED LTPO display with 1-120Hz variable refresh rate and support for HDR10+.
Let us take a closer look at the specifications, features, and pricing of the newly launched Xiaomi 12S and 12S Pro smartphones and find out what the devices have in store for us.
Xiaomi 12S and Xiaomi 12S Pro Pricing, Availability
The Xiaomi 12S is priced at 3,999 yuan (roughly ₹47,160) for the 8GB+128GB storage variant, while the 8GB+256GB model comes with a price tag of 4,299 yuan (roughly ₹50,705). The 12GB+256GB variant of the device can be bought for 4,699 yuan (₹55,420), and the highest 12GB+512GB model sells for 5,199 yuan (₹61,275). The Xiaomi 12S is available in four colour options—black, purple, green, and white.
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The Xiaomi 12S Pro is priced at 4,699 yuan (roughly ₹55,420) for 8GB+128GB storage variant, while the 8GB+256GB model of the device sells for 4,999 yuan (roughly ₹58,920). The smartphone is also available in a 12GB+256GB variant, which is priced at 5,399 yuan (₹63,680). The 12GB+512GB model of the Xiaomi 12S Pro can be purchased for 5,899 yuan (₹69,575). The smartphone comes in four colour variants—black, purple, green, and white.
Both smartphones are available to order starting from today. The Xiaomi 12S and 12S Pro will go on sale in China from July 6, 2022 onwards.
Xiaomi 12S Specifications, Features
The Xiaomi 12S features a 6.28-inch (2400 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ AMOLED display that offers 120Hz refresh rate and up to 1100 nits of brightness. The display also comes with HDR10+, Dolby Vision, and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 8 Gen+ 1 processor, which is paired with 8GB LPPDDR5 RAM with 128GB / 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage and 12GB LPPDDR5 RAM 256GB / 512GB UFS 3.1 storage. The Xiaomi 12S boots MIUI 13 based on Android 12 out of the box.
For photography, the smartphone offers a 50MP main camera, a 13MP ultra-wide angle camera, and a 5MP telemacro camera. The device gets a 32MP front-facing camera for selfies and video recording. Coming to the battery, the Xiaomi 12S features a 4,500mAh battery with support for 67W wired fast charging, 50W wireless second charge, and 10W wireless rechargeable.
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In terms of connectivity, the device offers 5G SA/NSA, dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6E 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS (L1 + L5), NavIC, NFC, and a USB Type-C port. Other primary features of the Xiaomi 12S include support for Hi-Res Audio, Dual speakers, Harman Kardon tuning, and Dolby Atmos.
Xiaomi 12S Pro Specifications, Features
The Xiaomi 12S Pro flaunts a 6.73-inch (3200 x 1440 pixels) Full HD+ AMOLED display with 1-120Hz variable refresh rate, 480Hz touch sampling rate, and up to 1500 nits of brightness. The display also comes with HDR10+, Dolby Vision, and Gorilla Glass Victus protection. Powering the device is an octa-core Snapdragon 8 Gen+ 1 processor, which is paired with 8GB LPPDDR5 RAM with 128GB / 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage and 12GB LPPDDR5 RAM 256GB / 512GB UFS 3.1 storage. The Xiaomi 12S Pro runs on MIUI 13 based on Android 12 out of the box.
In terms of imaging, the device features a 50MP main camera with Sony IMX707 sensor, a 50MP ultra-wide angle camera, and a 50MP portrait camera. The smartphone has a 32MP front-facing camera for capturing selfies and video calling. The Xiaomi 12S Ultra is powered by a 4,600mAh battery unit with support for 120W wired fast charging, 50W wireless second charge, and 10W wireless rechargeable.
The connectivity features on the device include 5G SA/NSA, dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6E 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS (L1 + L5), NavIC, a USB Type-C port, and NFC. The Xiaomi 12S Pro also features an in-display fingerprint sensor, an Infrared sensor, support for Hi-Res audio, dual speakers, Harman Kardon tuning, and Dolby Atmos.
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