As expected, Xiaomi today unveiled the Redmi Note 12 Turbo in China, the first smartphone with the new Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 chipset on the market. Xiaomi also installs up to 16 GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 1 TB of UFS 3.1 storage. There’s also a 6.67-inch OLED display with FHD+ resolution, a 120Hz refresh rate, and a punchhole for the 16-megapixel front camera.
On the back of the Xiaomi phone you get a 64-megapixel main camera, an 8-megapixel ultra wide and a 2-megapixel macro lens. The battery has a capacity of 5,000 mAh battery and charges with 67 watts. Android 13 with Xiaomi’s MIUI 14 interface is used as the operating system. And when it comes to connectivity, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Turbo is up to date with Bluetooth 5.3 and Wi-Fi 6 as well as a headphone jack and an IR transmitter.
Also, Xiaomi is launching a special Harry Potter edition of the Redmi Note 12 Turbo, which features a limited edition design and accessories. The Redmi Note 12 Harry Potter Edition comes with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage and costs CNY2,399 (€322/$349).
The regular version of the Redmi Note 12 Turbo comes in black, blue and silver colors. Prices start at 8/256 GB for CNY 1,999 (€268/$290), while the 12/256 GB model costs CNY 2,099 (€282/$305). For 12/512 GB, CNY 200 (€27/30$) more are due. The top model with 16 GB of RAM and 1 TB of storage sets you back CNY 2,599 (€349/$378).
Open sale in China begins March 31. International pricing and availability have not yet been announced. If the Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Turbo leaves China at all.