Xiaomi 12S series launch event will be hosted on July 4. The company will launch three flagship Android smartphones in China. These include the Xiaomi 12S, Xiaomi 12S Pro and the Xiaomi 12S Ultra. The company has already confirmed some key details of the devices.
Xiaomi 12S series will come with Leica-tuned cameras. The Xiaomi 12S Ultra will be the top-of-the-line offering, featuring a 1-inch camera sensor. Here's a quick look at the Xiaomi 12S series specifications, features and other details known so far.
The Xiaomi 12S will sit at the bottom of the new 12S series. It will sport a 6.28-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate support. The device will sport a hole-punch cutout at the top centre for the front camera. It will also have an in-display fingerprint scanner, support for a billion colours, 1500 nits of peak brightness and possibly a layer of Gorilla Glass Victus.
Under the hood, there will be the new Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC. The company might launch three storage options of the phone - 8GB + 128GB, 8GB + 256GB and 12GB + 256GB.
The Xiaomi 12S will pack a 4500 mAh battery despite being a compact phone. It will support 67W fast charging and 50W fast charging, according to the rumour mill.
The phone will feature a triple-camera setup on the back. It will feature a 50MP Sony IMX707 1/1.28-inch sensor. It is likely to be accompanied by a 13MP ultrawide camera and a 5MP tele-macro camera. For selfies, the 12S will feature a 32MP front camera.
The Xiaomi 12S will boot Android 12-based MIUI 13 out of the box.
The Xiaomi 12S Pro will come with Leica-tuned triple-cameras on the back. There will be three 50MP sensors on the back. The main camera will feature a 50MP Sony IMX707 sensor. In addition to this, the Xiaomi 12S Pro will have a 50MP ultrawide and a 50MP telephoto camera with 2x zoom. The sensor details of the other two cameras are unknown at the moment. It will also feature a 32MP front camera.
Under the hood, there will be a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC. Xiaomi is also rumoured to launch a variant of the 12S Pro with a MediaTek Dimensity 9000 SoC. The phone will pack a 4600 mAh battery with 120W fast charging support, and 50W wireless charging support.
At the front, there will be a 6.73-inch QHD+ AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate support. The 10-bit display will offer 1500 nits of peak brightness, a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass Victus and an in-display fingerprint scanner.
The most premium smartphone in the Xiaomi 12S series, the Xiaomi 12S Ultra, will feature a quad-camera setup. It is confirmed to feature a 50MP Sony IMX989 1-inch main camera. The Xiaomi 12S Ultra camera setup is also rumoured to feature a 48MP ultra-wide camera, a 48MP telephoto camera with 5x optical zoom and another 48MP camera with 10x optical zoom.
For selfies, the 12S Ultra could feature a 20MP front camera inside the hole-punch cutout. The device will sport a 6.73-inch LTPO 2.0 AMOLED display with a QHD+ resolution. There will be support for a 120Hz refresh rate as well. The screen is expected to offer above 1500 nits of peak brightness.
Under the hood, the Xiaomi 12S Ultra will come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC. It will launch with up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB or 512GB of internal storage. Xiaomi 12S Ultra is expected to pack a 4800 mAh battery with support for 120W wired fast charging, 50W wireless charging and 10W reverse wireless charging.
All three Xiaomi 12S series phones will come with Harmon-Kardon-tuned dual speakers. They are also expected to come with some type of IP rating for water and dust resistance.
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