Redmi Note 12 series tipped to feature the Dimensity 1080, October launch expected


  • MediaTek has unveiled the Dimensity 1080 for mid-range 5G phones
  • A new leak claims that the Redmi Note 12 series will feature the Dimensity 1080 SoC
  • The Redmi Note 12 series may debut as early as October in China

Redmi Note 12 series may come equipped with the Dimensity 1080, claims a new leak by reliable tipster Digital Chat Station. MediaTek has unveiled the 6nm Dimensity 1080 chip as a successor to last year’s Dimensity 920. The new chip is expected to deliver a performance similar to Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 778G.

The Redmi Note 12 lineup is expected to debut first in China. Some reports have claimed that it may debut as early as this month. The Note 12 is likely to arrive in the global markets, including India, by Q1 2023.

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Redmi Note 12 series: what’s known so far

Redmi Note 11 Pro+

Redmi Note 11 Pro+

Redmi announced the Redmi Note 11 series in October 2021. Like its predecessor model, the Note 12 lineup may comprise three devices: the Redmi Note 12, Note 12 Pro, and Note 12 Pro+. The Note 11 Pro and Note 11 Pro+, which arrived in China last year, featured the Dimensity 920 chip. Hence, it is likely that the Note 12 Pro and Note 12 Pro+ may come equipped with the Dimensity 1080 chipset.

The Redmi Note 12 series has recently been certified by the 3C authority in China. The certifications revealed that the Note 12, 12 Pro, and 12 Pro+ may support 67W, 120W, and 210W fast charging, respectively.

Other reports have claimed that the Note 12 series will feature a punch-hole AMOLED display with support for up to a 120Hz refresh rate. The entire lineup is likely to flaunt a 50-megapixel main camera. The other details of Note 12 are yet to appear.

The Redmi Note 11 Pro and Pro+ were rebranded as the Xiaomi 11i and Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge in markets outside China. Hence, it remains to be seen whether the Redmi Note 12 Pro models will debut as Xiaomi 12i series in India.


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