Xiaomi has launched the Xiaomi 12 in South Africa, joining the growing line-up of other Xiaomi smartphone devices on the market. The Xiaomi 12 houses some pretty impressive specs under the hood, but the device is primarily priding itself on the videography studio and cinema-quality shots. If you’re in the market for a new Android smartphone, then we’ve got all the details of this new device below.
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The Xiaomi 12 includes a 6.28-inch AMOLED display, a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor, 8GBs of RAM, 256GBs of memory, and a 4,500mAh battery, which also utilises Xiaomi’s AdaptiveCharge technology, a smart charging algorithm that learns and adapts to charging habits, which prolongs battery life.
If you’re after a great camera phone then this affordable mobile device may appeal to you. Regarding the cameras, the Xiaomi 12 features a 50MP main wide-angle camera, with 8K recording capabilities. This is accompanied by a 13MP ultra-wide-angle camera, and a 5MP tele-macro camera. On the front, you get a 32MP in-display selfie camera.
Xiaomi’s video editing suite, the One-click AI Cinema, offers numerous creative options for show-stopping video editing, such as Parallel World, Freeze Frame Video, and Magic Zoom modes.
The device runs on Xiaomi’s MIUI 13 OS, which provides a more streamlined and snappy Android experience.
With entertainment in mind, the Xiaomi 12 also features Harmon Kardon sound technology,
Pricing and availability
The Xiaomi 12 is available from R17,999 (recommended retail price) and available in Gray and Blue.