Lu Weibing, president of Xiaomi Group China and general manager of the Redmi brand, previously stated that the Redmi Note series will be iterated every six months. According to him, the brand will have two lines of models. Lu Weibing reveals that Redmi will have a performance flagship and an experience flagship. In the first half of this year, Redmi launched the Note 11T Pro series which is a performance flagship series. This means that the upcoming Redmi Note 12 series will be an experience flagship series.
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According to popular Weibo tech blogger, @DCS, the Redmi Note 12 series will hit the market soon. Specifically, this upcoming series will arrive in China before the Double 11 Chinese sales. Thus, it is obvious that Xiaomi is targeting the end of year massive sales. According to speculations, the Redmi Note 12 series will officially launch next month.
As usual, there are at least two new products in the Redmi Note 12 series. This series should have the Redmi Note 12 and Redmi Note 12 Pro. In addition, there may also be a high-end Redmi Note 12 Pro+ version.
In terms of hardware, this series will come with a MediaTek processor according to reports. This smartphone will use the MediaTek Dimensity 1080 SoC. This processor uses TSMC 6nm process and it is cheaper than the Snapdragon 778G+. Furthermore, this mid-range processor scores about 550,000 points on AnTuTu.
Under the hood, there are spculations that the Note 12 series will have a 120W ultra fast charging. This series will also use a center punch-hole straight screen. On the rear, it will have a triple camera setup. This device will come with a 50MP main camera as well as an 8MP ultra-wide-angle and a 2MP secondary camera. In terms of price, the Redmi Note 12 should cost between 1000 – 1500 yuan ($140 – $210). However, the price of Redmi Note 12 Pro should be between 1500 – 2000 yuan ($210 – $281).