Xiaomi Redmi Note 12, Redmi Note 12 Pro Plus 5G series launch in India; Prices are surprising, Check Specs here!

The Redmi Note 12 series has been launched in India, comprising three models. Here is a quick look.

| Updated on: Jan 10 2023, 08:15 IST
Redmi Note 12 Pro+ 5G launches in India: Gets 200MP Camera, 120Hz Pro AMOLED Display
Redmi Note 12 Pro+ 5G
1/6 Xiaomi on Thursday, January 5, 2023, launched the first smartphone series of the year- the Redmi Note 12 5G Series. The series includes three smartphones namely- Redmi Note 12 5G, Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G, and the Redmi Note 12 Pro+ 5G. The launch event was streamed live online on Redmi India's YouTube channel. From specifications, features to price- here are the details you need to know about the Redmi Note 12 Pro+ 5G. (Redmi India)
image caption
2/6 Redmi Note 12 Pro+ 5G Camera: The smartphone houses a triple rear camera setup and comes with 200MP main camera sensor. It also marks the India debut of the HPX Sensor. The phone is said to offer detailed images with great dynamic range and colours. (Flipkart)
image caption
3/6 Redmi Note 12 Pro+ 5G Battery: The phone comes with a 4980mAh battery supporting 120W HyperCharge. According to the company, the phone can get fully charged (100 percent) in 19 minutes. (Flipkart)
image caption
4/6 Redmi Note 12 Pro+ 5G Chipset: The device runs on MediaTek Dimensity 1080 chipset. It comes with a large vapor chamber of up to 3000mm. The phone also gets up to 12GB RAM. (Redmi India Twitter)
image caption
5/6 Redmi Note 12 Pro+ 5G Display: The Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G gets a 120Hz Pro AMOLED display and comes in three colour options- Arctic White, Iceberg Blue, and Obsidian Black. (Flipkart)
image caption
6/6 Redmi Note 12 Pro+ 5G Price and Availability: The 8GB+256GB storage variant of the phone is available for Rs. 29999. While the 12GB+256GB storage variant can be purchased for Rs. 32999. . You can avail a discount of Rs. 3000 or an exchange bonus of Rs. 3000 on old devices. There is additional Rs. 1000 off on exchanging existing Mi or Redmi devices. The sale will start on January 11, 2023, 12 Noon on mi.com, Mi Home, Flipkart, and other retail outlets. (Redmi India Twitter)
Redmi Note 12 Pro Plus
View all Images
The Redmi Note 12 series launches in India with lofty specifications. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)

Redmi Note 12 series comes to India as 2023 begins. This year, Xiaomi is bringing the same Redmi Note 12 series devices that China got a few months ago. There are three models this year right from the beginning – an entry level Redmi Note 12, a beefed up Redmi Note 12 Pro, and a top-of-the-line Redmi Note 12 Pro Plus. The phones will go on sale starting January 11 and the range starts from Rs. 17999.

Before heading into the specifications, here is a quick rundown of the prices. The Redmi Note 12 starts at Rs. 17999 for the base variant with 4GB/128GB, Rs. 19999 for the variant with 6GB/128GB. Buyers can get Rs. 1500 off on this one.

The Redmi Note 12 Pro starts at Rs. 24999 for the base variant with 6GB/128GB, Rs. 26999 for the top variant with 8GB/128GB, and Rs. 27999 for the variant with 8GB/256GB.

Not sure which
mobile to buy?

The Redmi Note 12 Pro Plus starts at Rs. 29999 for the base variant with 8GB/256GB, Rs. 32999 for the variant with 12GB/256GB. ICICI Bank cardholders can avail a discount of Rs. 3000 on this one, or an exchange bonus of Rs. 3000 on older devices. There is an additional Rs. 1000 off on exchanging existing Mi or Redmi device. The same offers apply for the Redmi Note 12 Pro.

Redmi Note 12 series at a glance

The Redmi Note 12 Pro Plus 5G is the maxed out variant of the series. The highlight here is the 200MP Samsung ISOCELL HPX sensor, which makes it the most affordable phone with this sensor. This is accompanied by an 8MP ultra-wide camera, a 2MP macro camera. The front camera has a 16MP sensor for selfies.

Rest of the phone features a 6.67-inch 120Hz 10-bit AMOLED display with FHD+ resolution and support for Dolby Vision, and is protected by Gorilla Glass 5. The phone is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1080 chipset, which is accompanied by up to 12GB RAM and 256GB storage. Redmi is using a 3000mm vapour chamber cooling to keep temperatures under control. There is a 4980mAh capacity battery keeping the phone alive and uses the 120W charger to fill up the battery in 19 minutes, claims Xiaomi India. The 120W charger is available in the box. The 3.5mm headphone jack and the IR blaster also stays.

The Redmi Note 12 Pro, on the other hand, is largely the same phone as the Redmi Note 12 Pro Plus with a few exceptions. The design changes here with flat sides but the overall layout is identical to the other models. The main camera is using a 50MP Sony IMX766 with OIS but the rest of the camera sensors remain unchanged. The battery capacity is limited to 5000mAh capacity and you only get the 67W wired fast charging.

Lastly, there's the Redmi Note 12, which is the entry level model you can buy today. The phone comes with a 6.67-inch gOLED display having an FHD+ resolution and 120Hz refresh rate. The phone is powered by the Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 chip, and runs on MIUI 13 based on Android 12. The camera setup consists of a 48MP main and 2MP depth camera at the back, as well as an 8MP selfie camera. A 5000mAh capacity battery powers the entire thing and you only get a 33W wired charging solution here.

Follow HT Tech for the latest tech news and reviews , also keep up with us on Twitter, Facebook, Google News, and Instagram. For our latest videos, subscribe to our YouTube channel.

First Published Date: 05 Jan, 14:23 IST