Redmi Note 12 Pro and Redmi Note 12 Pro+ Global Variants Spotted on IMEI Database

The Redmi Note 12 Pro+ might launch as the Xiaomi 12i HyperCharge in India.

Redmi Note 12 5G
Redmi Note 12

Xiaomi recently unveiled the Redmi Note 12 series in its domestic market. The Redmi Note 12 series consists of four devices – Redmi Note 12, Redmi Note 12 Pro, Redmi Note 12 Pro+, and Redmi Note 12 Explorer. In a new development, the global variants of the Redmi Note 12 and the Redmi Note 12 Pro+ have been spotted on the IMEI database, courtesy of Xiaomiui.

The findings by Xiaomiui reveal that the Redmi Note 12 Pro and Redmi Note 12 Pro+ global variants are codenamed Ruby, the same as their Chinese counterparts. This means that the global variants of Redmi Note 12 Pro and Redmi Note 12 Pro+ will be the same as the Chinese variants. Let us take a closer look at the details.

The Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G and the Redmi Note 12 Pro+ 5G made appearances on the IMEI database with model numbers 22101316G and 22101316UG. This confirms that the Redmi note 12 Pro series for the global markets will be no different from their Chinese counterparts. However, the Redmi Note 12 Pro series devices are expected to launch under the Xiaomi branding in India.

To those unaware, recent findings suggest that the Redmi Note 12 Pro+ will launch as the Xiaomi 12i HyperCharge in the Indian market. We can expect the vanilla Note 12 Pro to make its debut as Xiaomi 12i in India. Last year, Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 11 Pro and Redmi Note 11 Pro+ Chinese variants as the Xiaomi 11i and Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge in India.

Redmi Note 12 Pro and Note 12 Pro+: Specifications and Features

The Redmi Note 12 Pro series devices are powered by MediaTek Dimensity 1080 processor. The Dimensity 1080 was announced quite recently and is fabbed on TSMC’s 6nm processor. These smartphones feature 120Hz OLED display panels with Full HD+ resolution, an in-display fingerprint scanner, and 900nits peak brightness. The display panel is HDR10+ as well as Dolby Vision certified.

The Redmi Note 12 Pro features a 50MP primary shooter with a Sony IMX766 sensor and OIS support. It gets accompanied by an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens and a 2MP macro sensor. The Note 12 Pro+, on the other hand, comes equipped with a 200MP shooter that includes a Samsung HMX sensor with OIS. Similar to the Note 12 Pro, the Note 12 Pro+ also has a 2MP macro camera and an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera.

The Redmi Note 12 series smartphones rely on 16MP camera sensors for video calls and selfies. Both these devices pack 5000mAh battery units under the hood. The Note 12 Pro supports 67W fast charging. Whereas, the Note 12 Pro+ offers 120W fast charging. There is also a Note 12 Explorer with whopping 210W fast charging but it appears that it will not be launching in global markets.

What are your thoughts on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro series? Do let us know in the comments section.

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Arpit grew his liking for gadgets almost a decade back in 2011 while researching for his first smartphone. He started reporting on consumer tech in 2018 and has also worked with FoneArena in the past.