Xiaomi 12S specifications emerge, Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, 50MP Sony IMX707 confirmed


  • Xiaomi 12S specifications have been tipped
  • It will be a compact flagship phone featuring the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
  • For photography, it will feature the Sony IMX707 camera sensor

Xiaomi 12S specifications have been tipped in a tweet by tipster Yogesh Brar. For those who are unaware, Xiaomi will be announcing the Xiaomi 12S, the Xiaomi 12S Pro, and the Xiaomi 12S Ultra on July 4th, 2022, in China. The vanilla and the pro models will be arriving as enhanced versions of the existing Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12 Pro flagship phones.

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The Xiaomi 12S trio will be the world’s first smartphone to arrive with the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset onboard. The Xiaomi 12S will be a compact flagship phone like the Xiaomi 12. It will offer other key features such as a 120Hz AMOLED display, 50-megapixel triple cameras, and 67W fast charging support.

Xiaomi 12S specifications (rumoured)

Xiaomi 12S Pro

Xiaomi 12S Pro and Xiaomi 12S will sport an indentical design

According to the tipster, the Xiaomi 12S will feature a 6.28-inch AMOLED FHD+ display that supports a 120Hz refresh rate. Like the Xiaomi 12, it is expected to feature a curved AMOLED panel with a centrally positioned punch-hole and an in-screen fingerprint scanner. Shown above is the image of the Xiaomi 12S Pro, which will be a larger version of the Xiaomi 12S. Hence, the 12S is expected to sport an identical design.

The Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 powered device will come with 8GB / 12GB of RAM and 128GB / 256GB of storage. It will boot to the Android 12 OS with MIUI 13 on top. The device will pack a 4,500mAh battery, which will carry support for 67W fast charging and 50W wireless charging.

For selfies, it will feature a 32-megapixel main camera. Its back panel will feature a 50-megapixel main camera, a 13-megapixel ultra-wide camera, and a 5-megapixel tele-macro snapper. As Xiaomi has already confirmed, the Xiaomi 12S will come equipped with Leica’s camera optimisations.

The original model featured the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 and a Sony IMX766 50-megapixel primary camera, whereas the 12S gets the improved Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC and the newer Sony iMX707 50-megapixel main camera. The rest of the specifications seem to be identical on both smartphones.


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