Xiaomi Redmi 12C Quietly Goes Official in Indonesia with Helio G85, 50MP AI Dual Cameras: Price, Specifications

The Redmi 12C is an affordable smartphone that launched in China in December 2022.

  • Xiaomi has quietly launched the Redmi 12C in Indonesia to kickstart the global launch.
  • The smartphone has been silently listed on the official website with a starting price of Rp 1,399,000 (~Rs 7,500).
  • The smartphone flaunts a 6.71-inch HD+ display, MediaTek Helio G85 SoC, and 50MP dual AI cameras as its highlights.


Xiaomi Redmi 12C launched in Indonesia quietly after being teased officially a couple of days ago. The brand has listed the smartphone silently on the official website in Indonesia with a starting price of IDR 1,399,000 (~Rs 7,500). This marks the global debut of the device, as it’s already available in China since December 2022. Now that the handset has been launched globally, we can expect it to hit Indian shores pretty soon. Here’s everything you need to know about the Redmi 12C.

Redmi 12C: Price, Availability

The Redmi 12C has been launched in three variants in India, viz. 3GB + 32GB, 4GB + 64GB, and 4GB + 128GB. It is available in Graphite Gray or Ocean Blue color options. The handset will go on sale in Indonesia starting March 10th across multiple channels. Below are the pricing of the Redmi 12C.

Redmi 12C Variants Price
3GB + 32GB IDR 1,399,000 (~Rs 7,500)
4GB + 64GB IDR 1,599,000 (~Rs 8,500)
4GB + 128GB IDR 1,799,000 (~Rs 9,500)

Redmi 12C: Specifications

The Redmi 12C is a budget smartphone with the price tag being its USP. However, it does come with a decent spec sheet for an affordable handset. The Redmi 12C’s window to the world is a 6.71-inch Dot Drop display, a waterdrop notch display. The panel offers HD+ (1,650 x 720 pixels) screen resolution, 20.6:9 aspect ratio, 500nits brightness, 1,500:1 contrast ratio, and reading mode.

Powering the handset is a 12nm, octa-core MediaTek Helio G85 processor. The chipset is backed by either 3GB or 4GB RAM along with 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB storage. The smartphone uses LPDDR4X and eMMC 5.1 standards for RAM and storage. Moreover, it supports microSD cards up to 1TB.

In the camera department, the Redmi 12C flaunts a 50MP primary camera sensor on the back. A secondary QVGA lens accompanies the primary lens for depth information. On the front, the device is fitted with a 5MP camera for selfies and video calling. These cameras are capable of video recording up to 1080p at 30fps.

Out of the box, the Redmi 12C boots the MIUI 13 interface based on Android 12 and not the latest MIUI 14. Powering the device is a 5,000mAh battery with support for 10W charging. Other handset features include a rear fingerprint scanner, AI Create unlock, dual SIM support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, FM Radio, a 3.5mm audio jack, and more.