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Xiaomi 12 Pro Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Xiaomi 12 Pro Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Xiaomi 12 Pro Top Specs

  • Release Date: 2021, December 31
  • Dimensions: 163.6 x 74.6 x 8.2 mm
  • Weight: 204 g
  • Screen: 6.73", LTPO AMOLED
  • Main Camera: Triple, 50 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 32 MP
  • Memory: 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM
  • CPU:
  • Battery: 4600 mAh
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, proximity, gyro, compass, barometer, color spectrum

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Technical specifications

General specs
Brand and model Xiaomi 12 Pro
Release date 2021, December 31
Dimensions (HxWxD) 163.6 x 74.6 x 8.2 mm | 6.44 x 2.94 x 0.32 in
Weight 204 g | 7.2 oz
Body build Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass), aluminum frame
Colors Gray, Blue, Purple, Green
Battery 4600 mAh, Li-Po, non-removable
Approximate price1049 EUR
Screen
Technology LTPO AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 1B
Screen size 6.73" inc
Screen area 109.4 cm2
Screen format 20:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio89.6%
Screen resolution 1440 x 3200 px
PPI /points per inch/ 521 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
Other - 120Hz
-Dolby Vision
-HDR10+
-1000 nits (HBM)
-1500 nits (peak)
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 50 MP, Triple
Camera specs
-50 MP, f/1.9, 24mm (wide), 1/1.28", 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
-50 MP, f/1.9, 48mm (telephoto), PDAF, 2x optical zoom
-50 MP, f/2.2, 115˚ (ultrawide)
Functions Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama
Video 8K@24fps (HDR), 4K@30/60fps (HDR10+), 1080p@30/120/240/960fps, 720p@1920fps, gyro-EIS
DxOMark Main Score131
DxOMark Photo141
DxOMark Video111
Front camera, selfie 32 MP, Single
Specifications 32 MP, f/2.5, 26mm (wide), 0.7µm
Functions HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR10+
Performance
Operating system OS Android 12, MIUI 13
Chipset - Qualcomm SM8450 Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (4 nm)
Processor CPU
- Octa-core (1x3.00 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3x2.50 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A510)
Graphics processor GPU - Adreno 730
External memory No
Internal memory 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6 or 6e (market dependent), dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS. Up to tri-band: GLONASS (1), BDS (3), GALILEO (2), QZSS (2), NavIC
NFC Yes (market/region dependent)
USB USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE
Music and Audio
Radio No
Headphone jack No
Others
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
-Tuned by Harman Kardon
Other features
- Sensors - Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, proximity, gyro, compass, barometer, color spectrum , Infrared port
- Fast charging 120W, 100% in 18 min
-Fast wireless charging 50W, 100% in 42 min
-Reverse wireless charging 10W
-Power Delivery 3.0
-Quick Charge 4+

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Xiaomi 12 Pro Review

The Xiaomi 12 Pro was announced at the very end of 2021 during a big presentation of the company's new flagships. The smartphone immediately attracted attention with its 6.73-inch AMOLED matrix with a refresh rate of 1 to 120 Hz and a maximum brightness of 1500 nits. You can expect more exciting features from this top Xiaomi model - we'll tell you about them in the next lines.

Design

The Xiaomi 12 Pro is compact and relatively light in weight. On its rear panel, you will see a vertically oriented camera unit. The main lens is positioned at the top, while two others and a flash follow it at the bottom. This composition looks beautiful and creates a sense of harmony.

Almost the entire front panel is occupied by a curved display, which is protected by the latest generation Gorilla Glass Victus protective glass. The fingerprint scanner is also embedded in it.

Display

The smartphone features an extremely beautiful and spectacular 6.73-inch display with LTPO AMOLE matrix. It supports a maximum refresh rate of 120 Hz and a touch refresh rate of 480 Hz. We also find support for Micro-Lens technology and second-generation LTPO. In other words, the Xiaomi 12 Pro has one of the best displays on the market in terms of visual quality and low power consumption. The picture is juicy, with natural colors and bright enough. The screen supports a maximum brightness of 1500 nits. With this device in hand, you will have no problem in deciphering information in any conditions.

Performance

To satisfy the needs of even the most demanding users, the smartphone needs top performance. For this purpose, it is equipped with Qualcomm SM8450 Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 and Adreno 730 graphics accelerator. The RAM is LPDDR5 type and can be 8 or 12 GB according to the modification. You can also choose how big the storage should be - 128 or 256 GB. Since no memory card slot is provided, you should think carefully beforehand which modification you need.

As a result, this top configuration allows the device to perform flawlessly and with enviable speed all operations. Xiaomi 12 Pro is suitable for gaming, browsing, using a variety of applications, etc.

Cameras

In Xiaomi 12 Pro we find Sony sensors, which indicates a slight change in the company's manufacturing practices. On the rear panel, we see a triple camera, each of the lenses is 50 MP. This unconventional but memorable solution suggests the excellent quality of the photos you will take with this smartphone. They have deeper colors, stronger contrast and excellent dynamic range.

It's interesting to know that the main camera is the one that does almost all the work. It is the Sony IMX707 sensor. From it you can expect perfect footage and night time.

There is improved technology in the ultra-wide angle camera. It takes better pictures in terms of dynamic range.

As for selfies, there is a 32-megapixel camera and a range of advanced photo modes to impress others.

You should know that with all the lenses of Xiaomi 12 Pro, you can record 4K video at 60 frames per second. You can also freely switch from one camera to another while recording.

Autonomous operation

The smartphone comes with a 4600 mAh battery, which is 400 mAh less than the Mi 11 Pro. Thanks to the charging technology and the battery itself, you can count on an excellent autonomous performance.

Xiaomi has provided support for fast charging technology with 120W of power. With its help, you will restore the charge from 0 to 100% in just 18 minutes.

By choosing Xiaomi 12 Pro, you also get wireless and reverse charging.

Conclusion

Xiaomi continues its march towards market leadership. Its next creation, tasked with making the brand even more popular, is called the Xiaomi 12 Pro. It showcases an amazing combination of ruggedness, beauty and performance. It also has an NFC module and you can make contactless payments with it. It also has a gorgeous display that you will enjoy for hours of varied content.

The super fast recharge will be highly appreciated by any user who has a dynamic daily routine and doesn't like to waste unnecessary time.

Competitors

During the launch of Xiaomi 12 Pro, the Chinese company constantly compared it with iPhone 13 Pro Max. So, if you are wondering which model to compare it with, we suggest you this particular iPhone.


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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Xiaomi 12 Pro was around 1049 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2021, December 31.
The weight of the Xiaomi 12 Pro is 204 g.
The screen size of the Xiaomi 12 Pro is 6.73" inches.
The size of the Xiaomi 12 Pro is 163.6 x 74.6 x 8.2 mm (HxWxD).
No, it is not waterproof.
Yes, it supports fast charging.
Yes, it supports wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Triple main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.