Xiaomi 12 Pro First Look: The Xiaomi way of Android flagship is TEMPTING

    Xiaomi 12 Pro is the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 flagship we have in India. How does it fare it in real world? Can it challenge iPhone 13?
    By: AMRITANSHU MUKHERJEE
    | Updated on: May 06 2022, 20:16 IST
    The Xiaomi 12 Pro starts at Rs. 62,999 for the base 8GB/258GB variant, and goes up to Rs. 66,999 for the 12GB/256GB variant. The phone is available in Couture Blue, Noir Black, and Opera Mauve.
    The Xiaomi 12 Pro starts at Rs. 62,999 for the base 8GB/258GB variant, and goes up to Rs. 66,999 for the 12GB/256GB variant. The phone is available in Couture Blue, Noir Black, and Opera Mauve. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    1/8 The Xiaomi 12 Pro starts at Rs. 62,999 for the base 8GB/258GB variant, and goes up to Rs. 66,999 for the 12GB/256GB variant. The phone is available in Couture Blue, Noir Black, and Opera Mauve. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    The Xiaomi 12 Pro brings the latest version of Android 12 and Xiaomi's own MIUI 13 interface on top. 
    The Xiaomi 12 Pro brings the latest version of Android 12 and Xiaomi's own MIUI 13 interface on top.  (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    The Xiaomi 12 Pro brings the latest version of Android 12 and Xiaomi's own MIUI 13 interface on top. 
    2/8 The Xiaomi 12 Pro brings the latest version of Android 12 and Xiaomi's own MIUI 13 interface on top.  (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    The MIUI 13 interface on the Xiaomi 12 Pro is clean and smooth. There are a couple of pre-loaded apps from Xiaomi and some third-party developers, most of which can be uninstalled.  
    The MIUI 13 interface on the Xiaomi 12 Pro is clean and smooth. There are a couple of pre-loaded apps from Xiaomi and some third-party developers, most of which can be uninstalled.   (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    The MIUI 13 interface on the Xiaomi 12 Pro is clean and smooth. There are a couple of pre-loaded apps from Xiaomi and some third-party developers, most of which can be uninstalled.  
    3/8 The MIUI 13 interface on the Xiaomi 12 Pro is clean and smooth. There are a couple of pre-loaded apps from Xiaomi and some third-party developers, most of which can be uninstalled.   (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    The Xiaomi 12 Pro features a stereo speaker setup tuned by Harman Kardon with a dedicated second speaker. The audio quality is among the best we have heard from smartphones in this price segment.
    The Xiaomi 12 Pro features a stereo speaker setup tuned by Harman Kardon with a dedicated second speaker. The audio quality is among the best we have heard from smartphones in this price segment. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    The Xiaomi 12 Pro features a stereo speaker setup tuned by Harman Kardon with a dedicated second speaker. The audio quality is among the best we have heard from smartphones in this price segment.
    4/8 The Xiaomi 12 Pro features a stereo speaker setup tuned by Harman Kardon with a dedicated second speaker. The audio quality is among the best we have heard from smartphones in this price segment. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    The display on the Xiaomi 12 Pro measures 6.7-inches and uses a WQHD+ AMOLED display with variable refresh rate of upto 120Hz, Dolby Vision support, and Curved edges. Safe to say, it is a visual treat for the eyes. 
    The display on the Xiaomi 12 Pro measures 6.7-inches and uses a WQHD+ AMOLED display with variable refresh rate of upto 120Hz, Dolby Vision support, and Curved edges. Safe to say, it is a visual treat for the eyes.  (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    The display on the Xiaomi 12 Pro measures 6.7-inches and uses a WQHD+ AMOLED display with variable refresh rate of upto 120Hz, Dolby Vision support, and Curved edges. Safe to say, it is a visual treat for the eyes. 
    5/8 The display on the Xiaomi 12 Pro measures 6.7-inches and uses a WQHD+ AMOLED display with variable refresh rate of upto 120Hz, Dolby Vision support, and Curved edges. Safe to say, it is a visual treat for the eyes.  (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    The Xiaomi 12 Pro relies on the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip that powers almost all of 2022's Android flagships in India. The phone gets a Gorilla Glass 5 rear panel, Gorilla Glass Victus on the front, and a metal frame holding them together.
    The Xiaomi 12 Pro relies on the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip that powers almost all of 2022's Android flagships in India. The phone gets a Gorilla Glass 5 rear panel, Gorilla Glass Victus on the front, and a metal frame holding them together. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    The Xiaomi 12 Pro relies on the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip that powers almost all of 2022's Android flagships in India. The phone gets a Gorilla Glass 5 rear panel, Gorilla Glass Victus on the front, and a metal frame holding them together.
    6/8 The Xiaomi 12 Pro relies on the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip that powers almost all of 2022's Android flagships in India. The phone gets a Gorilla Glass 5 rear panel, Gorilla Glass Victus on the front, and a metal frame holding them together. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    Lastly, the cameras are where the Xiaomi 12 Pro shines. It has a 50MP Sony IMX707 with OIS, which is accompanied by a 50MP ultra-wide camera and another 50MP telephoto camera with 2X zoom. The front camera has a 32MP sensor. 
    Lastly, the cameras are where the Xiaomi 12 Pro shines. It has a 50MP Sony IMX707 with OIS, which is accompanied by a 50MP ultra-wide camera and another 50MP telephoto camera with 2X zoom. The front camera has a 32MP sensor.  (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    Lastly, the cameras are where the Xiaomi 12 Pro shines. It has a 50MP Sony IMX707 with OIS, which is accompanied by a 50MP ultra-wide camera and another 50MP telephoto camera with 2X zoom. The front camera has a 32MP sensor. 
    7/8 Lastly, the cameras are where the Xiaomi 12 Pro shines. It has a 50MP Sony IMX707 with OIS, which is accompanied by a 50MP ultra-wide camera and another 50MP telephoto camera with 2X zoom. The front camera has a 32MP sensor.  (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    The Xiaomi 12 Pro relies on a 4600mAh battery and gets Xiaomi's fastest 120W charging solution, which in the Boost mode can do a 0-100 percent charge in 18 minutes. 
    The Xiaomi 12 Pro relies on a 4600mAh battery and gets Xiaomi's fastest 120W charging solution, which in the Boost mode can do a 0-100 percent charge in 18 minutes.  (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    The Xiaomi 12 Pro relies on a 4600mAh battery and gets Xiaomi's fastest 120W charging solution, which in the Boost mode can do a 0-100 percent charge in 18 minutes. 
    8/8 The Xiaomi 12 Pro relies on a 4600mAh battery and gets Xiaomi's fastest 120W charging solution, which in the Boost mode can do a 0-100 percent charge in 18 minutes.  (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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