Xiaomi Redmi Note 12T or Note 12 Turbo Bags TENAA Certification: Launch Imminent

The Redmi Note 12T could be the much-rumoured Redmi Note 12 Turbo based on the model number.

  • The Xiaomi Redmi Note 12T has been spotted on the TENAA certification website.
  • Xiaomi General Manager Lu Weibing also mentioned the smartphone in a Weibo post.
  • The TENAA listing reveals the model number 23049RAD8C, which matches the Redmi Note 12 Turbo from the past leaks.


Xiaomi Redmi Note 12T has bagged the TENAA certification today. However, the listing reveals little except the model number and 5G compliance. The model number in the TENAA listing is 23049RAD8C, which is the same as Redmi Note 12 Turbo, as revealed in past leaks. We can safely assume that Redmi Note 12 Turbo might launch as Redmi Note 12T and will join the Redmi Note 12 series globally as the sixth product after Redmi Note 12 5G, Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G, Redmi Note 12 Pro Speed Edition, Redmi Note 12 Pro+, and Redmi Note 12 Explorer Edition. Here’s what we know.

The noted tipster, Mukul Sharma, posted the TENAA certification on Twitter, confirming that it’s Redmi Note 12T. Earlier this morning, Xiaomi GM Lu Weibing confirmed the moniker Note 12T in a Weibo post, followed by a new certification shared by the well-known Chinese blogger Digital Chat Station. According to Digital Chat Station, the upcoming Redmi Note 12T will be powered by the SM7475 chipset, the Snapdragon 7 Gen 2 processor. 

Notably, the Snapdragon 7 Gen 2 is tipped to launch on March 17th. According to tipster Roland Quandt, the SD7Gen2 is expected to be a tri-cluster SoC with one Prime core, three Gold cores, and four Silver cores with a peak clock speed 2.4Ghz. The chipset is expected to improve 5-10 percent performance over the Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 SoC while being slightly more efficient.

The smartphone with model number 23049RAD8C has been covered extensively as Redmi Note 12 Turbo and was recently spotted on MIIT certificationDigital Chat Station also revealed details of the smartphone, including a 120Hz OLED display with a Full HD+ resolution and 6.67 inches in size and a Snapdragon 7 Gen 2. The handset is said to be equipped with up to 12GB RAM and up to 512GB storage.

In the camera department, the handset features a 50MP primary camera, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2MP macro lens on the rear, the same as Redmi Note 12 Pro. The smartphone could be the first Note 12 series to feature an in-display fingerprint scanner. It is speculated to be powered by a 5,000mAh battery with 67W fast charging.

As for the India launch, Redmi Note 12 Turbo might launch as the POCO X5 GT in global markets, including India. Are you looking forward to this device? Let us know in the comment box below.