The Xiaomi 12 Price in Kenya, Specifications and Features

Xiaomi's new flagship has been formally announced ahead of its release in China, which is expected to be a few months ahead of the Kenyan release. Xiaomi, as predicted, unveiled its newest products yesterday at about 14:30hrs. The new Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12 Pro, which became the brand's new flagships by definition, were undoubtedly the event's headliners. Here is all you need to know about Xiaomi 12 smartphone

The Xiaomi 12  Price in Kenya, Specifications and Features

The  Xiaomi 12 is a smaller gadget than its predecessor, with a screen that shrinks from 6.81 to 6.2. This should be felt at the weight level as well. It's also worth noting that the gadget is narrower than its predecessors, making it easier to hold and slip into a pocket.

Xiaomi 12 specifications

  • Release date: 28th December 2021
  • Dimensions (mm):152.70 x 69.90 x 8.16
  • Weight (g):179.00
  • Battery capacity (mAh): 4,500
  • Fast charging: Proprietary
  • Wireless charging:Yes
  • Colours:  Black, Blue, Green, Purple
  • Refresh Rate:120 Hz
  • Screen size (inches):6.28
  • Resolution: 1080x2400 pixels
  • Protection type:Gorilla Glass
  • Processor:1.8GHz octa-core (1x3GHz + 3x2.5GHz + 4x1.8GHz)
  • Processor make:Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Internal storage :128GB
  • Rear camera:50-megapixel (f/1.88) + 5-megapixel + 13-megapixel (f/2.4)
  • Front camera:32-megapixel
  • Operating system:Android 12,MIUI 13
  • Wi-Fi standards supported:802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
  • Bluetooth:Yes, v 5.20
  • NFC:Yes
  • USB Type-C:Yes
  • Number of SIMs:2
  • SIM Type:Nano-SIM,3G, 4G/ LTE,5G        

The Xiaomi 12 will be entitled to the Sony IMX766, a sensor of excellent quality that has already proven itself on many smartphones. The rectangular block will be equipped with three lenses: the main one from 50 Mpx, an ultra-wide-angle from 13 Mpx, and a macro whose aperture is unfortunately only known (f /2.4 also). The front panel will have a 32 MP sensor.

As for the beast's entrails, we find, as expected, the famous Snapdragon Gen 1. This is a brand new SoC, the new spearhead of the Qualcomm range. The owners of the Xiaomi 12 should therefore benefit from the fantastic performance, mainly sufficient to take any workload, from the latest games to the viewing of content in very high quality. 

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In addition, it is built on a new architecture that should allow it to be immensely more efficient on all light or background tasks. Therefore, despite a slight decrease in battery capacity, we can expect excellent autonomy,4500 mAh.It can be recharged by wired at 67W or wireless at 10W 

The device will be released in three variants.

  1. A version 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage sold 3699 yuan ( about KES 65,719)
  2. An 8 GB version of RAM and 256 GB of storage sold for 3999 yuan (about KES 65,719)
  3. A version with 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage, at 4399 yuan (about KES 78,157)