Chinese manufacturing giant, Xiaomi, released its latest digital flagship series, Xiaomi 12 series a few days ago. The pre-sales of the services commenced immediately after the launch. However, the first official sales of this new flagship series took place today. A few hours ago, Xiaomi officially announced the first wave of sales data for the Xiaomi 12 series. The data shows that the Xiaomi 12 series sales hit 1.8 billion yuan ($283 million) in all channels within only 5 minutes after the sale. This result exceeds the previous record of the Xiaomi Mi 11 series which sold a historical 1.5 billion yuan ($236 million) in 5 minutes.
This achievement of the Xiaomi 12 series shows the popularity of this series. According to feedback from the first batch of consumers who experienced the Xiaomi 12 at the Xiaomi Home, this smartphone is “exquisite and advanced enough”. In addition to the appearance, the Xiaomi 12 series has also made breakthroughs in performance.
The Xiaomi 12 Pro with Snapdragon 8 Gen1 did a good job with the temperature control. A 30-minute test of “Honor of Kings” has an average frame rate of 119.9fps. Furthermore, the highest body temperature is only 43.5°C. In addition to the flagship processor, Xiaomi 12 Pro also launched the world’s first second-generation low-power 2K screen. Also, it comes with an intelligent dynamic refresh rate technology. In addition, the Xiaomi 12 series comes with a Sony IMX707 main camera as well as a four-unit speaker with Harman Kardon tuning.
At present, the Xiaomi 12 series is still selling very well. See the prices of the entire series below
Price, Colour, and Availability
All three smartphones are available on pre-order from December 28th. However, the first official sales will take took place today. As of now, these smartphones are available only in China. There is no information on their global availability for now.
Xiaomi 12 (Black, Blue, and Purple colours) – Glass back and Green vegan leather versions
- 8GB + 128GB – 3,699 yuan ($580)
- 8GB + 256GB – 3,999 yuan ($627)
- 12GB + 256GB – 4,399 yuan ($690)
Xiaomi 12 Pro (Black, Blue, and Purple colours) – Glass back and Green vegan leather version
- 8GB + 128GB – 4,699 yuan ($737)
- 8GB + 256GB – 4,999 yuan ($785)
- 12GB + 256GB – 5,399 yuan ($847)
Xiaomi 12X (Black, Blue, and Purple colours)
- 8GB + 128GB – 3,199 yuan ($502)
- 8GB + 256GB – 3,499 yuan ($549)
- 12GB + 256GB – 3799 yuan ($596)
Considering the prices in the list above and the specs of this smartphone, the Xiaomi 12 series is obviously a very competitive device. The next round of sales of this series will take place in a few days. According to reports, the Pro model of this device may be very difficult to purchase.