Can we say the headline of this article is a surprise? Well, what do we expect when a 1TB storage mobile phone sells for less than $400? Since Xiaomi announced the price of this Redmi Note 12 Turbo, it has been public knowledge that the company will struggle with the supply of the 1TB version. Now, the official sales its yet to commence (starts tomorrow) and this version is already in short supply. Chinese brand, Redmi has since announced that the Redmi Note 12 Turbo will officially commence sales at 10:00 tomorrow (Chinese time).
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In terms of models, the Redmi Note 12 Turbo has four versions as well as the Harry Potter special edition. The entry – level model, 8GB + 256GB sells for 1999 yuan ($290) while the two 12GB RAM models (with 256GB and 512GB storage) sell for 2099 yuan ($305) and 2199 yuan ($320) respectively. However, the major focus of this device is the top 16GB RAM and 1TB storage which sells for only 2599 ($377).
Redmi Note 12 Turbo 1TB version sells out swiftly
During the pre – sale of the Redmi Note 12 Turbo, the 1TB version sold out swiftly. Within a few minutes, this device was already in short supply. Messages flooded Xiaomi’s timeline and Lu Weibing, Redmi’s general manager had to reassure users that this device will be available tomorrow. Whether or not it will meet the demand remains to be seen.
The Note 12 Turbo is reportedly positioned above the Pro model. The device has a Snapdragon 7+ SoC. Redmi and Qualcomm jointly defined this chipset, which fully carries over the main features of the first-gen Snapdragon 8+. It shares many similarities with the original Snapdragon 8+, such as the same TSMC 4nm process, identical CPU and GPU architectures, identical image ISP architecture, etc.
The Redmi Note 12 Turbo has a 64MP ultra-clear camera. Xiaomi’s image brain technology helps to optimize every stage of the photo-taking process, from the initial camera startup to the final photo storage. This device also features an OLED flexible straight screen. In addition, this device comes with a 5000 mAh battery and supports 67W fast charging.