- Redmi 12C has been announced in China
- It has a 6.71-inch HD+ display and an Helio G85 chip
- It features 50MP dual rear cameras and a 5,000mAh battery
The Redmi 12C has been quietly announced in China. It is the latest entry-level phone from the brand. As the name implies, the Redmi 12C is the successor to the Redmi 11C, which went official in 2022. Now that the 12C has gone official, the company may soon unveil other phones from the same series, such as the Redmi 12, 12A, and 12 Prime, in the coming days.
The Redmi 12C offers key features, such as a large display with support for an HD+ resolution, a MediaTek chipset, a big battery, and 50-megapixel dual rear cameras. Here is a look at the specifications, features, and price of the Redmi 12C.
Redmi 12C specifications and features
The Redmi 12C has a 6.71-inch IPS LCD display with a teardrop notch. The screen offers an HD+ resolution of 720 x 1650 pixels, a 20.6:9 aspect ratio, up to 500 nits of brightness, and a contrast ratio of 1500:1.
Under the hood, the Redmi 12C has the Helio G85 chipset, up to 6 GB of LPDDR4x RAM, and up to 128 GB of eMMC 5.1 storage. The handset packs a 5,000mAh battery with 10W charging support.
On the front, the Redmi 12C has a 5-megapixel selfie camera, which offers features like portrait mode and background blur. The rear shell of the device has a 50-megapixel dual-camera system that offers features such as HDR portrait mode, time-lapse photography, night mode, and up to 30fps Full HD video recording.
The Redmi 12C runs on the MIUI 13-based Android 12 OS. It offers other features like dual 4G VoLTE, 2.4G/5G Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, a microUSB port, a 3.5mm audio jack, a rear-facing fingerprint scanner, and a water-repellent coating. It measures 168.76 x 76.41 x 8.77mm and weighs 192 grams.
Redmi 12C price and availability
The Redmi 12C comes in three configurations, such as 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage, 4 GB RAM + 128 GB storage, and 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage. These variants are priced at RMB 699 (~Rs 8,650), RMB 799 (~Rs 9,550), and RMB 899 (~Rs 10,750), respectively. It comes in four colours, such as Shadow Black, Dark Blue, Mint Green, and Lavender. It remains to be seen when the Redmi 12C will be released in markets outside of China.