Xiaomi Sub-Brand Launches Budget Smartphone Redmi 12C
1.Redmi 12C: A Budget Smartphone by Xiaomi Sub-Brand:
Redmi 12C, a budget smartphone by the Xiaomi sub-brand, was launched in China last year. The phone has since made its appearance on various certification sites and listings, hinting at its imminent launch in other markets. The global variant of the phone was spotted on several certification sites, and it was speculated to launch in India and globally in February this year, before MWC 2023.
2.Launch Date and Specifications of Redmi 12C Global Variant:
According to a reliable tipster Paras Guglani (@passionategeekz), the Redmi 12C global variant is scheduled to launch on February 26. The smartphone is said to come in three colour variants, namely Graphite Grey, Mint Green, and Ocean Blue. The device will come in two configurations – 3GB RAM + 64GB internal storage and 4GB RAM + 128GB internal storage. The Redmi 12C is expected to come with Android 12 with an added layer of MIUI 13 on top. The tipster also hinted that the global version of Redmi 12C will be processed on a MediaTek Helio G85 SoC. It is expected to pack a 5,000mAh battery with support for 10W charging out-of-the-box.
3.Design Renders and Launch Prices of the European Variant:
Another report by Appuals has suggested the design renders and launch prices of the European variant of the Redmi 12C. The smartphone is said to get similar specifications as its Chinese variant. The Redmi 12C launched in China sports a 6.71-inch IPS display with 720 x 1650 pixels resolution and a maximum brightness of 500nits. It is also said that the global variant of the smartphone will witness two major Android updates and up to three years of security patches.
For optics, the Redmi 12C Chinese variant has a dual-camera unit led by a 50-megapixel sensor. On the front, the smartphone gets a 5-megapixel sensor for selfies. It gets connectivity supports for dual SIM, micro-SD Card slot, 3.5mm headphone jack, Bluetooth 5.1 and NFC.
In terms of pricing, the Redmi 12C base variant is said to cost EUR 170 (nearly Rs. 15,000), while the higher variant is expected to be priced at EUR 200 (nearly Rs. 17,630).
The smartphone was recently spotted on IMEI database with the model number 2212ARNC4L. The Redmi 12C global variant has also been sighted on MIIT database and TENAA listing. A few days back, Redmi 12C was found listed on Geekbench as the Xiaomi 22120RN86G.
It was previously reported that the Redmi 12C could launch in India as Poco C55. The smartphone was previously spotted in an IMDA listing, hinting it to be rebranded Redmi 12C.
Redmi 12C, a budget smartphone by the Xiaomi sub-brand, was launched in China last year. The global variant of the phone is expected to launch on February 26, with Graphite Grey, Mint Green, and Ocean Blue as its colour variants. The smartphone is expected to come in two configurations, and it will be processed on a MediaTek Helio G85 SoC. The device will run on Android 12 with MIUI 13 on top, and it is expected to pack a 5,000mAh battery with 10W charging support out-of-the-box. The European variant of the phone is expected to have similar specifications as its Chinese