Xiaomi 12 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Xiaomi 12 - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Xiaomi 12 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Xiaomi 12 is a 2021 smartphone. It measures 152.7 x 69.9 x 8.2 mm and weighs 179 g. It has a AMOLED display measuring 6.28" inches. The resolution is 1080 x 2400 and 419 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 32 MP. The main camera is Triple with 50 MP.

It runs on Octa-core (1x3.00 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3x2.50 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A510) CPU with 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM memory. The battery is 4500 mAh.

Scroll down and discover all the features and specs this device has to offer.

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Pros and Cons


  • Quality OLED display
  • Light weight
  • Refresh rate 120 Hz
  • Compact size
  • Glass body with aluminum frames
  • Tempered glass protection Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
  • Excellent front camera
  • Quality stereo sound
  • Support for wireless and recharge technology
  • Affordable price


  • There is a strong heating of the processor
  • Medium quality rear camera
  • There is no memory card slot
  • No protection against moisture and dust

Xiaomi 12 specs

General specs

Brand and model

Xiaomi 12

Release date

December, 2021


152.7 x 69.9 x 8.2 mm (6.01 x 2.75 x 0.32 in)


179 g (6.31 oz)

Body build

Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5)


Gray, Blue, Purple, Green


4500 mAh, Li-Po

Approximate price980 EUR





capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

6.28" inc

Screen area

95.2 cm2

Screen format

20:9 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


Screen resolution

1080 x 2400 px

PPI /points per inch/

419 PPI

Screen protection

Corning Gorilla Glass 7 Victus

Other - 120Hz
-Dolby Vision
-1100 nits (peak)

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main

50 MP, Triple

Camera specs

-50 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/1.56", 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS
-13 MP, f/2.4, 12mm, 123˚ (ultrawide), 1/3.06", 1.12µm
-5 MP, f/2.4, 50mm (telephoto macro), AF


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 Score123
DxOMark Photo131
DxOMark Video95
Front camera, selfie

32 MP, Single


32 MP, f/2.5, 26mm (wide), 0.7µm


HDR, panorama

Video 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR


Operating system OS

Android 11 Red Velvet Cake


- 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


Internal memory

128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM

Antutu 9 score 1030008 (Rank 68 of 1164)
GeekBench 5 Single Core 1231 (Rank 76 of 1569)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 4092 (Rank 69 of 1564)

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Dual SIM, dual stand-by (Nano SIM + Nano SIM)
Network 2G / 3G / 4G / 5G
Show all network frequencies:
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, 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
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
-Tuned by Harman Kardon

Other features

- Sensors - Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, proximity, gyro, compass, color spectrum , Infrared port
- Fast charging 67W, 100% in 39 min
-Fast wireless charging 50W, 100% in 53 min
-Reverse wireless charging 10W
-Power Delivery 3.0
-Quick Charge 4+
Disclaimer: The information provided here is based on publicly available information and official specifications from Xiaomi. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should be aware that specifications are subject to change and updates from Xiaomi may not be reflected.

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Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor is a technology expert and journalist based in the UK. With a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham, he provides insightful analysis and expert reviews of the latest smartphones and technology. His technical expertise, passion for technology and years of experience make him a trusted source in the industry.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Xiaomi 12 was around 980 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is December, 2021.
The weight of the Xiaomi 12 is 179 g.
The screen size of the Xiaomi 12 is 6.28" inches.
The size of the Xiaomi 12 is 152.7 x 69.9 x 8.2 mm (HxWxD).

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