Xiaomi 12S Camera Specifications Confirmed Ahead of July 4 Launch Event: To Arrive with a Sony IMX 707 Sensor

The Sony IMX707 camera sensor that will be used in the Xiaomi 12S will have a 1/1.28-inch sensor size.


Xiaomi 12S will launch in China on July 4. The company is expected to launch at least three smartphone models in the new 12S series lineup. These include the 12S, 12S Pro and the 12S Ultra. The Xiaomi 12S will sit at the bottom of the flagship lineup while still packing premium hardware.

Ahead of the official launch, Xiaomi has confirmed some key specifications of the vanilla model. The Xiaomi 12S will feature a Sony IMX707 main camera sensor.

The device will sport a triple-camera setup on the back. It might not come with Leica-tuned cameras, which could be exclusive to the 12S Ultra and the 12S Pro.

WHYLAB on Weibo has also revealed the camera specs of the vanilla model. The device will feature a 50MP Sony IMX707 main camera sensor. The 1/1.28-inch sensor will have an f/1.9 aperture and come with support for optical image stabilisation (OIS). The main camera will also feature a 7P lens.

Image: WHYLAB on Weibo
Image: WHYLAB on Weibo

The 12S will also feature two more camera sensors. However, Xiaomi has not revealed the specifications of the same. We can expect these two sensors to offer ultrawide and macro/ tele-macro shooting capabilities.

Some other details were revealed as well in the poster. The 12S will launch in a Grey colour option. Xiaomi is likely to launch the phone in multiple colours. The device will also feature a metal frame.

Xiaomi 12S: Specifications 

Other than the camera specifications above, some other details of the vanilla 12S are known. According to some of the leaked specs, the phone will launch in three storage options. The base model will have 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. Xiaomi will also launch the phone with 8GB + 256GB and 12GB + 256GB storage options.

Some reports suggest that the phone will support 67W fast charging out of the box. Xiaomi might launch the phone with 120W fast charging support. The device is expected to pack a 4500 mAh battery. It will draw power from a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC.

The 12S is also expected to boot Android 12-based MIUI 13 out of the box. What are your thoughts on the new Xiaomi flagship smartphones? Let us know in the comments below.