Redmi 12C, Note 12 4G India and Global Launch Tipped: Here’s What You Need to Know

The Redmi 12C will be one of the most affordable smartphones from the company.

  1. The Redmi 12C will feature a MediaTek Helio G85 SoC.
  2. Both phones, the 12C and Note 12 4G will feature a 5000mAh battery.
  3. The Note 12 4G will have a Snapdragon SoC under the hood.


Redmi is expected to launch two new budget smartphones in various markets. The company is likely to launch the Redmi 12C in global markets very soon. The device is already available in China and was launched on December 31, 2022. It is expected to launch in global markets later this month. The phone is also said to launch in India. A new leak by tipster Mukul Sharma claims that the 12C will debut in India in the coming weeks. The tipster also revealed that Xiaomi might launch a new Note 12 series phone in India and other markets.

The Redmi Note 12 4G will be a new affordable offering from the Xiaomi sub-brand. Let’s take a look at more details about the Redmi 12C, Note 12 4G launch, specifications and other details known so far.

Redmi 12C, Note 12 4G India Launch Tipped

The Redmi 12C will be one of the most affordable smartphones from the company. The phone is expected to arrive later this month in global markets. Sharma did not reveal the launch timeline but confirmed that the phone will launch in India. Considering the phone is available in China, it is likely to launch in India and other markets with the same hardware.

The 12C will be a 4G smartphone. It features a tall 6.71-inch IPS LCD with an HD+ resolution of 1650×720 pixels. The phone has a waterdrop notch at the top for the front camera. It also has a standard 60Hz refresh rate screen with a thick chin bezel.

The phone has been launched in China with 128GB of storage. It is expected to be available with the same storage configuration in various markets. There is also support for a microSD card up to 512GB.

On the back, the phone has a dual-camera setup with a 50MP main camera and a 0.8MP depth sensor. For selfies, the 12C has a 5MP front camera. Under the hood, there is a MediaTek Helio G85 SoC and a 5000mAh battery. The phone has 10W charging support. It also features a 3.5mm headphone jack, a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and a micro-USB port.

The Note 12 4G, on the other hand, will launch with a 6.67-inch AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate support. The phone has a hole-punch cutout at the top centre for the front camera. As per the leaked specs, the Note 12 4G will launch in three colours — Ice Blue, Onyx Grey and Mint Green. The phone is expected to launch globally in a single 4GB RAM option with 128GB of storage. 

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The phone is said to get a 6nm Snapdragon SoC under the hood. The SoC details are unknown at the moment. It is said to pack a 5000mAh battery with 33W fast charging support. The 4G variant of Note 12 is also said to get a triple-camera setup on the back. There will be a 50MP main camera, an 8MP ultra-wide camera and a 2MP macro sensor. For selfies, the Note 12 4G will have a 13MP front camera.

The Note 12 4G will have an IP53 rating, a 3.5mm headphone jack, a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, etc. It will weigh about 183.5 grams and measure 165.66x 75.96×7.85mm.