Xiaomi 12 Series First Impressions - Master Every Scene
Updated: Mar 23, 2022
Xiaomi 12 features a compact design for comfortable one-handed operation with flagship capabilities. With a large 6.28-inch display, the phone measures only 69.9mm in width, bringing the perfect fit in your palm, while the Xiaomi 12 Pro breaks ground with arguably a leading contender for a flagship display to-date, earning an outstanding A+ rating from DisplayMate. Featuring 6.73-inch WQHD+ AMOLED display with 3200 x 1440 resolution, 10-bit colour, and with the support of Dynamic 120Hz LTPO and Micro Lens technology, Xiaomi 12 Pro strikes a delicate balance as a brilliantly colourful display that’s also being among the most power-efficient in its category. AdaptiveSync Pro allows Xiaomi 12 Pro to auto adjust the LTPO display from 1Hz to 120Hz depending on the content for silky smooth scrolling, swiping, and sliding. All the while, accredited with an SGS Eye Care Display Certification, Xiaomi 12 Pro also cares for users' eyes.
Featuring Qualcomm's most advanced mobile platform, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, the device sets the bar for next-generation computing with a cutting-edge 4nm technology process. While the GPU capabilities have been increased by 30% in terms of graphics rendering, and energy efficiency increased by 25%, Xiaomi 12 & 12 Pro is capable of delivering unprecedented levels of performance and power efficiency over its predecessor. In addition, Xiaomi 12 Pro features UFS 3.1 for next-level loading speeds and data transfers, as well as LPDDR5 RAM, with memory speeds reaching up to 6,400Mbps.
Xiaomi 12 boasts a 50MP pro-grade main camera, a 13MP ultra-wide angle camera, and a 5MP tele-macro camera. To complement the impressive hardware, the device is also equipped with Xiaomi’s advanced AI algorithm across a wide range of scenarios to enable cinematic capabilities with professional special effects and creative options including Xiaomi ProFocus, One-click AI cinema, etc. Meanwhile, Ultra Night Video excels at videography in low-light conditions, with various portrait modes enabling users to capture studio-quality shots.
The Xiaomi 12 Pro however is equipped with a state-of-the-art triple camera array, including a 50MP main camera with Sony IMX707 ultra-large sensor, a 50MP ultra-wide angle camera, and a 50MP telephoto camera. Utilising 2.44μm 4-in-1 pixel-combining technology, the main camera system improves light-capturing capabilities by 120% compared with the previous Xiaomi 11 generation. To complement the impressive hardware, the device is also equipped with Xiaomi’s advanced AI algorithm across a wide range of scenarios to enable professional special effects and creative options including Xiaomi ProFocus, One-click AI cinema, etc. Meanwhile, Ultra Night Video excels at videography in low-light conditions, with various portrait modes, enabling users to capture studio-quality shots.
Starting price for the Xiaomi 12 is RM2,899 / S$999 while the Xiaomi 12 Pro is priced at RM3,899 / S$1,349 respectively and are available for pre-orders.
Produced by Fitri Aiyub