Redmi 12C with MediaTek Helio G85 SoC, 5000mAh Battery Launched: Price, Specifications

The Redmi 12C has been launched with three storage options in China.


  1. Redmi 12C has been launched with a 50MP main camera
  2. The phone comes in four colours
  3. There is up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage

Redmi has launched a new budget smartphone in China. The Redmi 12C has been launched at the end of the year and on the day when the flagship Redmi K60 series goes on sale in China. The device has been unveiled as a successor to the Redmi 10C, which was launched in March 2022. The latest C-series Redmi phone has a slightly different design compared to its predecessor. The phone continues to sport a tiny waterdrop notch at the top for the front camera.

The Redmi 12C is a budget offering, which means it comes with a polycarbonate body. The phone also has a plastic frame. Xiaomi has launched the Redmi smartphone with three storage options. Let’s take a look at the Redmi 12C price, specifications and other details.

Redmi 12C Price and Specifications 

The Redmi 12C has been launched with three storage options in China. The base model offers 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. It is priced at CNY 699 (roughly Rs 8,400). There is also a 4GB + 128GB storage option, which is priced at CNY 799 (roughly Rs 9,600). The top-tier storage option has 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. It is priced at CNY 899 (roughly Rs 10,800). 

The 12C has been launched in three colours — Shadow Black, Sea Blue, Mint Green and Lavender.

In terms of specifications, the phone has a square-shaped module on the back, which houses a pill-shaped camera module and a fingerprint scanner. The LED flash is located inside the camera module.

The device has a 50MP primary camera sensor on the back. For selfies, there is a 5MP front camera sensor. 

The phone comes with a tall 6.71-inch HD+ display with a 1650×720 resolution. The screen has a 20.6:9 aspect ratio and 500 nits of peak brightness. The display sports a tiny dew-drop notch for the front camera. It has fairly narrow bezels, except for the thick chin.

The 12C draws power from a MediaTek Helio G85 SoC. The octa-core CPU is paired with a Mali-G52 GPU. The device comes with LPDDR4X RAM and eMMC 5.1 flash memory. There is support for storage expansion up to 512GB via a microSD card. The device has a hybrid SIM slot and a 3.5mm headphone jack. 

It also comes with a micro-USB port for charging the device’s 5000mAh battery with a 10W charging adapter. The device weighs about 192 grams and measures 168.76 x 76.41 x 8.7mm.