Redmi Note 12 5G with Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 SoC, 120Hz OLED Display Launched: Price, Specifications

The Redmi Note 12 5G sits below the Note 12 Pro 5G, Note 12 Pro+ 5G and the Note 12 Explorer Edition.


Redmi launched the Note 12 Pro series at its event in China. The company launched three phones, namely the Note 12 Pro 5G, Note 12 Pro+ 5G and the Note 12 Explorer Edition. The three Redmi phones feature a MediaTek Dimensity 1080 SoC and a 6.67-inch AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate support. The Explorer Edition also features a 200MP Samsung HPX main camera and 210W fast charging support. Xiaomi has also launched a new affordable 5G smartphone in the Redmi Note series. The company has launched the Redmi Note 12 5G as its fourth smartphone in the lineup.

The Note 12 5G sits at the bottom of the lineup. It features a Snapdragon processor under the hood. The phone also gets an OLED display. Let’s take a look at the Redmi Note 12 5G price, specifications and other details revealed at the launch event.

Redmi Note 12 5G Price and Specifications

Xiaomi has launched the Redmi Note 12 5G in China. The Note 12 5G has been launched in four storage options, starting with 4GB of RAM. This variant has 128GB of internal storage and is priced at CNY 1199 (roughly Rs 13,700). The 6GB + 128GB storage option is priced at CNY 1299 (roughly Rs 14,800). The device is also available in 8GB + 128GB and 8GB + 256GB storage options. The higher storage options are priced at CNY 1499 (roughly Rs 17,100) and CNY 1699 (roughly Rs 19,400). It is available in three colour options — White, Blue and Black.

In terms of hardware, the Note 12 5G comes with a Samsung OLED display with a hole-punch cutout at the top centre. The 6.67-inch display is flat and supports a 120Hz refresh rate as well. It has support for up to 240Hz of touch sampling rate along with 1200 nits of peak brightness.

The device comes with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and support for AI face unlock. It weighs about 188 grams and is 7.98mm thick. The phone also features a 3.5mm headphone jack and a USB Type-C port.

Under the hood, the Note 12 5G has a Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 SoC. The same chipset is found in the iQOO Z6 Lite 5G in India. The 6nm chipset is paired with an Adreno 619 GPU and comes with up to 8GB of RAM. There is a 5000mAh battery inside the Note 12 5G. The phone supports 33W fast charging out of the box.

On the back, there is a dual-camera setup. The phone has a 48MP main camera and a 2MP depth sensor. For selfies, there is an 8MP front camera. The device comes with features like Portrait mode, Timelapse, Night Mode, etc. It runs Android 12-based MIUI 13 out of the box.