Xiaomi 12 Series Launch in the Philippines and Now on Pre-Order

Xiaomi 12 Series Launch in the Philippines and Now on Pre-Order

Xiaomi Philippines just announced the launch and arrival of the all-new flagship Xiaomi 12 Series here in the Philippines.

The new Xiaomi 12 Series, Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12 Pro, boasts a cutting-edge videography studio. They deliver impressive advancements in Xiaomi’s AI algorithm, flagship processing power, and an all-around elevated experience.

Capture Cinematic Shots Anytime

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No matter the scenario, the new series enables users to record studio-quality shots, whether in low lighting conditions or with moving objects. Both devices boast a pro-grade triple camera array that stars a massive 50MP main wide-angle camera with 8K recording capabilities.

Xiaomi 12 Pro stands out with its state-of-the-art triple 50MP array. It features a Sony IMX707 ultra-large main sensor that’s capable of catching large amounts of light. It also empowers advanced imaging capabilities with faster focus speeds and increased color accuracy. Meanwhile, Xiaomi 12 features a 13MP ultra-wide-angle camera, along with a 5MP telemacro camera, for filming in different perspectives.

Both devices also advance Xiaomi’s proprietary AI algorithms that make it easier for users to record the way they want to. Xiaomi ProFocus intelligently identifies and tracks objects, preventing out of focus shots of moving or veiled subjects. These advancements also include eye and face auto focus capabilities. Ultra Night Video let’s users record video even under extreme low-light, meaning moody, atmospheric shots are clearer than ever. One-Click AI Cinema offers numerous creative options such as Parallel World, Freeze Frame Video, and Magic Zoom modes.

Unprecedented Performance and Power-Efficiency

Flagship experience requires flagship performance. This is why the new series is powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor. The processor is Qualcomm’s most advanced mobile platform. It also boosts GPU rendering capabilities by 30% and energy efficiency by 25% compared to the previous generation. Both devices also come with UFS 3.1 exceptional loading and data transfer speeds, along with LPDDR5 RAM with up to 6,400Mbps of memory speed.

The series also packs high-preforming cooling systems that’s bolstered by a large vapor chamber and multiple layers of graphite.

All-Around Elevated Entertainment Experience

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The new phones offer vivid viewing on an AMOLED Dot Display rated A+ by DisplayMate as well as TrueColor support. The display is also protected by a scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. It also supports Dolby Vision and HDR 10+, both bring your content to life with vibrant color and details. The 12 Pro is also SGS Eye Care Display Certified for the user’s long-term visual health.

Xiaomi 12 Pro sports a highly power-efficient 6.37-inch WQHD+ display that leverages AdaptiveSync Pro. It intelligently adjusts dynamic LTPO display between 1Hz and 120Hz depending on the content. Xiaomi 12, on the other hand, sports a 6.28-inch full HD+ display. It also features 120Hz AdaptiveSync for an impressively high-definition, vibrant, and flicker-free display.

Xiaomi’s new devices also features SOUND by Harman Kardon, as well as Dolby Atmos. The 12 Pro’s quad speakers are composed of two tweeters and two woofers. It delivers clear details and cover an astounding range of sound. Meanwhile, the 12 delivers balanced stereo sound ideal for immersive gaming or video.

Next Gen Charging

The 12 Pro is equipped with a 4,600mAh battery and supports an incredibly fast 120W Xiaomi HyperCharge. It can be fully charged in just 18 minutes using Boost mode. On the other hand, the 12 is equipped with a 4,500mAh battery and supports 67W wired turbo charging. Both device support 50W wireless charging and 10W reverse charging. They also leverage Xiaomi AdaptiveCharge that learns and adapts to the user’s charging habits.

Price and Availability

Xiaomi 12 Pro

The Xiaomi 12 Pro will come in a 12GB+256GB configuration and will have a retail price of ₱48,999. Xiaomi 12 will come in 8GB+256GB and will have a ₱39,999. Both devices are now available for pre-order until April 1, 2022. Those who pre-order in Xiaomi’s official online and authorized retail stores can also score amazing deals. Customers who pre-orders the 12 Pro will also be getting a free Mi TV P1 43”. While those who pre-order the 12 will receive a free Mi TV P1 32”. Freebies are subject to stock availability.

Xiaomi 12 and 12 Pro Specifications

Xiaomi 12 ProXiaomi 12
Dimensions163.60 x 74.60 x 8.16 mm152.70 x 69.90 x 8.16 mm
Weight205 g180 g
ChipsetSnapdragon 8 Gen 1Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
CPUARM-V9:
• 1x ARM Cortex-X2 @ 3.0GHz
• 3x ARM Cortex-A710 @ 2.5GHz
• 4x ARM Cortex-A510 @ 1.8GHz
ARM-V9:
• 1x ARM Cortex-X2 @ 3.0GHz
• 3x ARM Cortex-A710 @ 2.5GHz
• 4x ARM Cortex-A510 @ 1.8GHz
GPUQualcomm AdrenoQualcomm Adreno
RAM12GB LPDDR58GB LPDDR5
Storage256GB UFS 3.1 storage256GB UFS 3.1 storage
Display6.73-inch AMOLED Dot Display
DisplayMate A+
3200 x 1440
120Hz
AdaptiveSync Pro
6.28-inch AMOLED Dot Display
DisplayMate A+
2400 x 1080
120Hz
AdaptiveSync
Rear CameraPro-Grade Triple Camera:
• 50MP wide angle camera, IMX707, f/1.9
• 50MP ultra-wide angle camera
115° FOV, f/2.2
• 50MP telephoto camera, f/1.9
Pro-Grade Triple Camera:
• 50MP wide angle camera, f/1.88
• 13MP ultra-wide angle camera
123° FOV, f/2.4
• 5MP telemacro camera
Front Camera32MP in-display selfie camera
f/2.45
32MP in-display selfie camera
f/2.45
OS MIUI 13 with Android 12MIUI 13 with Android 12
Battery4,600mAh battery (typ)
• 120W wired Xiaomi HyperCharge
• 50W wireless turbo charging
• 10W reverse wireless charging
4,500mAh (typ) battery
• 67W wired turbo charging
• 50W wireless turbo charging
• 10W reverse wireless charging
Connectivity• Type-C
• Dual SIM, dual 5G standby
• Supports NFC
• Bluetooth 5.2
• 5G
• Wi-Fi 6/ Wi-Fi 6E
• Type-C
• Dual SIM, dual 5G standby
• Supports NFC
• Bluetooth 5.2
• 5G
• Wi-Fi 6/ Wi-Fi 6E
Other Features• Dolby Vision
• HDR 10+ support
• 360° ambient light sensor
• SGS Eye Care Display Certification
• 8K recording
• 4K HDR 10+ recording
• Ultra Night Video
• One-click AI cinema
• Xiaomi ProFocus
• Ultra Night Photo
• Portrait Night mode
• Selfie Night mode
• AI portrait video
• LiquidCool Technology
• Quad speakers
• SOUND BY Harman Kardon
• Dolby Atmos
• Xiaomi AdaptiveCharge
• Dolby Vision
• HDR 10+ support
• 360° ambient light sensor
• Low blue light certification
• 8K recording
• 4K HDR 10+ recording
• Ultra Night Video
• One-click AI cinema
• Xiaomi ProFocus
• Portrait Night mode
• Night mode
• Portrait HDR
• Selfie Night mode
• AI portrait video
• LiquidCool Technology
• Symmetrical dual speakers
• SOUND BY Harman Kardon
• Dolby Atmos
• Xiaomi AdaptiveCharge
ColorsGray, Purple, BlueGray, Purple, Blue
Price₱48,999₱39,999

Aside from the new Xiaomi 12 series, Xiaoim has also unveiled the Xiaomi Watch S1 series and the Xiaomi Buds 3 series. You cam check them out on the link below.

Source: Press Release

Josef Cagas
Geek-of-all-Trades, master of none, Josef is the founder of Davao Geek Hub. He has a passion for all things tech, and consumes all forms of media.