Redmi Note 12 Series Launch Confirmed For October: Tipped To Feature 210W Fast Charging, Dimensity 1080 SoC

Redmi Note 12 is going to arrive with two new technologies which are going to be the first of their kind.


Redmi Note 12 series was expected for a while now with the numerous leaks and speculations about the upcoming handsets. Starting today the company has officially confirmed the launch of the Note 12 series on its official Weibo handle. As per the Weibo post, the launch is slated for October but there is no specific date or timeline mentioned by the company. However, it does reveal that Note 12 is going to arrive with two new features which are going to be the first of their kind. Here are more details about the launch.

Redmi Note 12 Launch Confirmed

The company shared a teaser posted on its official Weibo handle confirming that the smartphones are going to launch in October. Earlier leaks and rumours suggest that the series will include — Redmi Note 12, Note 12 Pro, and Note 12 Pro+ smartphones. A report from Gizmochina suggests that the Redmi Note 12 series is believed to be the world’s first smartphone to be powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1080 chipset.

Furthermore, the reports also claim that the smartphones will ship with support for 210W fast charging tech. It seems that it would be faster than the iQOO 10 Pro which will apparently come with 200W fast charging. The company is yet to reveal anything officially about the specifications of the phone and we have to wait longer for confirmation.

Nevertheless, the rumour mills are not going to stop anytime soon and recently widely spread speculations tipped that the Note 12, Note 12 Pro, and Note 12 Pro+ are going to arrive with support for 67W, 120W, and 210W charging tech respectively. A fourth model called Redmi Note 12 Pro Ultra is also believed to be part of the family, but we suggest users to take evrything with a pinch of salt.

Rumours also suggest that the Redmi Note 12 series will feature an AMOLED display, a gigantic 5000mAh battery, and a 50-megapixel main camera sensor. Considering the arrival of the official teaser, we can expect that Redmi might soon make some more announcements in the upcoming days.

Redmi Note 12 vs Note 11 Series: A Preemptive Comparison

The Redmi Note 12 is said to arrive with a 6.3-inch AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. While the Redmi Note 11 offers a 6.4-inch IPS LCD panel with a refresh rate of 90Hz. Both the smartphones offers a centred driller punch-hole cutout design to make some room for the selfie camera sensor.

The forthcoming Note 12 is tipped to be protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus which should be an upgrade from the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 fitted on the Note 11. Under the hood, the Redmi Note 12 is said to be powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1080 chipset versus the Note 11’s Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 SM6225.

The camera modules doesn’t seems to witness much of the changes because the Note 11 sports a 50MP main camera and the upcoming Note 12 is also speculated to feature the same. However we still don’t know the specifications of the upcoming smartphone and we recommend you to take this information with a grain of salt and wait for the official launch.