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Redmi Note 12 Pro Series and Note 12 Discovery Edition are now available in China: Powered by Dimensity 1080, up to 200MP camera, up to 210W charging and more


Xiaomi’s Redmi brand just unveiled the Redmi Note 12 Pro and Note 12 Pro+ smartphones at a Chinese event, as promised. They have a 6.67-inch FHD+ OLED display with Dolby Vision support, a refresh rate of 120Hz, a touch sampling rate of 240Hz, 1920Hz High Frequency PWM Dimming, and a 2.9mm ultra-narrow bottom bezel.


  • These are the first phones with a Dimensity 1080 SoC and up to 12GB of RAM, as well as 3000mm2 of VC liquid cooling heat dissipation.
  • The Redmi Note 12 Pro has a 50MP Sony IMX766 sensor with OIS, while the Redmi Note 12 Pro+ is the first phone to have a 200MP 1/1.4-inch Samsung HMX sensor and 2.24m with 16-in-1 pixel binning. It also has OIS and a 7-megapixel lens. These feature an 8MP ultra-wide camera as well as a 2MP macro camera.
  • These are powered by a 5000 mAh battery. The Note 12 Pro has a 67W fast charging capability that allows it to charge up to 50% in 15 minutes and 100% in 46 minutes. With the included 120W GaN charger, the Note 12 Pro+ has a 120W fast charging, Surging P1 chip that can charge up to 100% in 19 minutes.

The Redmi Note 12 Discovery Edition comes with a 4300mAh battery with 210W charging that can charge to 100% in 9 minutes and a 210W dual 10.5A GaN charger that supports QC3+/PD2.0/PD3.0 fast charging. Other specifications are identical to those of the Redmi Note 12 Pro+. In order to achieve such high-power fast charging, the smartphone, battery cell, charger, and even the fast charging cable have all been completely redesigned.

Three 100W fast charging chips are used in a wing layout to reduce heat generation while maximising high-power fast charging time. It has a new manufacturing process, a new structure, and materials that are better than before. It is powered by a 10C dual-cell battery.

All of the models have a glass back. The Note 12 Pro+ Yibo Limited Racing Edition is named after the Chinese actor Wang Yibo. This is green and says “RACING” under the back glass. It uses an advanced holographic levitation craft with 1 million micro-graphics and 1 million micro-lenses to make the 3D effect even better.

The Redmi Note 12 Pro also comes in a new purple colour that uses nano-level depth processing to blend a 900-thousand sand pattern and 1632 different sizes of halo under a 4-layer overlay. The result is a dreamy texture that blends levels of reality and illusion.

Redmi Note 12 Pro, Note 12 Pro+ and Note 12 Discovery Edition: Quick Specs

  • Dimensions: 162.9x76x7.9mm (Note 12 Pro) / 8.98mm (Note 12 Pro+ and Note 12 Discovery Edition); Weight: 187g (Note 12 Pro) / 208.4g (Note 12 Pro+) / 207.5g (Note 12 Discovery Edition)
  • Display: 6.67-inch FHD+ (1080×2400 pixels) OLED display with 30 / 60 / 90 / 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate, 1920Hz High Frequency PWM Dimming, DCI-P3 color gamut, 900 nits peak brightness, Dolby Vision, HDR10+
  • Processor: Octa Core (2 x 2.6GHz Cortex-A78 + 6 x 2GHz Cortex-A55 CPUs) MediaTek Dimensity 1080 6nm processor with Mali-G68 MC4 GPU
  • Storage: 6GB / 8GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB UFS 2.2 internal storage, 8GB / 12GB LPDDR4X RAM with 256GB UFS 2.2 internal storage
  • OS: Android 12 with MIUI 13
  • Network: Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • Camera: Redmi Note 12 Pro – 50MP rear camera with 1/1.56″ Sony IM766 sensor, OIS, f/1.88 aperture, 8MP 120° ultra-wide angle camera, f/2.2 aperture, 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • Redmi Note 12 Pro+ – 200MP rear camera with 1/1.4″ Samsung HMX sensor, OIS, f/1.65 aperture, 8MP 120° ultra-wide angle camera, f/2.2 aperture, 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • 16MP front camera
  • Security: In-display fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
  • Audio: 3.5mm audio jack, super-linear stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos
  • Connectivity: 5G SA / NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.2, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C, NFC
  • Battery: 5000mAh (typical) with 67W (Note 12 Pro) / 120W (Note 12 Pro+) fast charging
  • Note 12 Discovery Edition – 4300mAh (typical) with 210W fast charging

Pricing and Availability

  • The Redmi Note 12 Pro costs 1699 yuan (approx. US $234/Rs. 19,364 approx.) for 6GB + 128GB, 1799 yuan (approx. US $248/Rs. 20,500 approx.) for 8GB + 128GB, and 1999 yuan for 16GB + 128GB.
  • The Redmi Note 12 Pro+ costs 2199 yuan (approx. US$2,050/Rs. 25,050) for 8GB + 256GB and 2399 yuan (approx. US$331/Rs. 27,330) for 12GB + 256GB.
  • The Redmi Note 12 Discovery Edition costs 2399 yuan (approximately US$ 331 or Rs. 27,330) for the single 8GB + 256GB model. These phones will be available for purchase on October 31st. There are currently no details on the global rollout.


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