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.
Before reading the full review, you can familiarize yourself with the detailed Xiaomi 12 Pro specs or watch the video below the article.
- Release date: 2021, December 31
- Colors: Gray, Blue, Purple, Green
- Dimensions: 163.6 x 74.6 x 8.2 mm.
- Weight: 204 g.
- Screen: 6.73" inc, 1440 x 3200, LTPO AMOLED
- Camera : Triple, 50MP
- Chipset: Qualcomm SM8450 Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (4 nm)
- CPU: Octa-core (1x3.00 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3x2.50 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A510)
- Memory: 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM
- Battery: 4600, Li-Po, non-removable
- Network: GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
- Operating system: Android 12, MIUI 13
- Sensors: Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, proximity, gyro, compass, barometer, color spectrum
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Xiaomi 12 Pro video review
Disclaimer: The information presented in this article is based on our team's personal experience with the Xiaomi 12 Pro and third-party sources. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should keep in mind that this is a subjective assessment. The writing of this article was not paid for or sponsored by Xiaomi.