Redmi Kicks Off Number Series Legacy Campaign, New Number Series Phone Launching Soon in India?

Is Xiaomi gearing up to launch the Redmi 12 in India?

  • The Redmi 12 was introduced a couple of weeks ago in Thailand.
  • The smartphone is powered by a MediaTek Helio G88 processor.
  • It offers a 90Hz LCD display and a 5000mAh battery.

Xiaomi is celebrating its 9th anniversary in the Indian market. The company has kicked off a new marketing campaign to showcase the legacy of the Redmi Number series. To those unaware, the Redmi number series was introduced back in 2014 in the Indian market and has gone through 11 iterations so far.

The social media campaign suggests that the company might be gearing up to launch a new Redmi Number series smartphone in the Indian market, which could be the Redmi 12. To recall, the Redmi 12 made its global debut last month in Thailand and is rumoured to launch soon in the country. Take a look at the brand’s social media post,

Xiaomi hasn’t mentioned anything about the Redmi 12 or an upcoming Redmi Number series smartphone in the social media post. However, in case the company is gearing up to launch a new Redmi Number series smartphone, we can expect the company to share teasers in the next couple of days.

To those unaware, the Redmi 12 smartphone is powered by a MediaTek Helio G88 processor. It offers a 90Hz LCD display with Full HD+ resolution and a centred punch-hole notch. The latest Redmi smartphone packs a 50MP primary camera and an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera. It is equipped with a 5000mAh battery unit and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.

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Redmi 12: Specifications and Features

  • Display: 6.79-inch LCD Display with Full HD+ (1080 × 2400 pixel) Resolution, 396 ppi Pixel Density, 90Hz Refresh Rate, 550nits Peak Brightness, 1500:1 Contrast Ratio, and 70% NTSC Colour Gamut
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio G88 SoC with Arm Mali G52 GPU
  • Memory and Storage: 4GB/ 8GB LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB/ 256GB eMMC 5.1 Storage
  • Software: MIUI 14, based on Android 13
  • Cameras: 50MP Primary Camera, 8MP Ultra-Wide angle Lens, 2MP Macro Camera, and LED Flash
  • Front Camera: 8MP Selfie Camera
  • Battery and Charging: 5000mAh Battery with 18W Fast Charging, USB Type-C Port
  • Security: Side-mounted Fingerprint Scanner
  • Audio: 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Dimensions: 168.60 × 76.28 × 8.17mm
  • Weight: 198.5 Grams
  • Others: IP53 Splash Resistance, Micro-SD Card Slot
  • Connectivity: Dual-SIM, 4G, WiFi, Bluetooth 5.3, NFC, GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou
  • Colour Options: Sky Blue, Polar Silver, and Midnight Black

The Redmi 12 costs Thai Bhat 5,299 (approx Rs 12,500) for the 8GB + 128GB configuration variant. However, Redmi Number series smartphones usually start at Rs 10,000 mark in the Indian market, so we can expect the upcoming Redmi 12 to be around the same mark in the country.

To learn about the Redmi Number series smartphones launched since its beginning in 2014 in India, you can head over to the Redmi Number Series Legacy micro-site.