28 December 2022
Redmi has officially debuted the Redmi 12C budget smartphone in China. It is the newest entry-level phone and the first member of the Redmi 12 series that will succeed last year's Redmi 11 lineup. It is packed with features that make it value for money for its asking price. The phone has a textured back which makes it fingerprint-resistant.
The Redmi 12C sports a 6.71-inch HD+ (1650 x 720 pixels) notched display. Under the hood, it has the MediaTek Helio G85 processor with ARM Mali-G52 GPU. The phone is available in multiple configuration options featuring up to 6GB RAM and up to 128GB storage. There is microSD card support of up to 512GB for storage expansion.
The phone has a dual camera setup featuring a 50-megapixel primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. The front camera on the phone is a 5-megapixel sensor. The whole package is powered by a 5,000mAh battery and with 10W charging support. The phone will boot MIUI 13 based on Android 12.
Redmi 12 pricing:
- 4GB/64GB for CNY 699 (about $101)
- 4GB/128GB for CNY 799 (about $115)
- 6GB/128GB for CNY 899 (about $130)