The Redmi 12 is now available in Kenya. It is Xiaomi’s latest addition to the mid-range smartphone segment. Priced starting at KES 20,799, the device promises an array of high-end features, making it an appealing choice for consumers seeking quality at an affordable price.
One of the Redmi 12’s standout features is its expansive 6.79-inch FHD+ DotDisplay, offering users a visually stunning experience, whether they’re gaming or watching videos. With a resolution of 2460 × 1080, the display is not only the largest ever for a Redmi phone but also boasts a 90Hz adaptive refresh rate, making on-screen content seamlessly smooth. Additionally, eye comfort is a priority, as evidenced by its SGS Low Blue Light certification and User Mode 3.0, which minimises eye strain during extended use.
Photography enthusiasts will appreciate the Redmi 12’s 50MP main camera, part of a triple-camera setup including an 8MP ultra-wide lens and a 2MP macro lens. Users can explore their creativity with seven unique film camera filters, offering real-time previews and pixel-level customization for every shot.
Redmi 12 Specifications:
Pricing for every variant:
Understanding that different users have unique needs, the Redmi 12 comes in three distinct variants:
- 4GB RAM + 128GB storage at KES 20,799
- 8GB RAM + 128GB storage at KES 22,099
- 8GB RAM + 256GB storage at KES 24,099
These options ensure that everyone can find a model that suits their requirements and budget, without compromising on performance.
In terms of design, the Redmi 12 doesn’t disappoint. At just 8.17mm thick, the phone features a sleek glass back and a fresh camera layout. It’s not just about looks; the phone’s IP53 rating means it’s practical too, offering resistance to dust and water splashes. Users will also benefit from the convenience of an 18W Type-C fast charging port and a traditional 3.5mm headphone jack. The phone comes in three attractive colors: Midnight Black, Sky Blue, and Polar Silver.
Performance That Keeps Up With You
Under the hood, the Redmi 12 is powered by the MediaTek Helio G88 processor, with a clock speed of up to 2.0GHz and provision for memory expansion. The phone caters to heavy multimedia users with expandable storage of up to 1TB, ensuring your photos, music, and documents are always within reach. The robust 5000mAh battery supports up to 23 days of standby, 133 hours of music playback, or 16 hours of video, providing users with extended usage periods without the anxiety of constant recharging.
Ease of access and a diverse feature set make the Redmi 12 even more appealing. The side-mounted fingerprint sensor ensures secure, hassle-free unlocking, while the built-in infrared function turns the phone into a handy remote control for home appliances. Furthermore, the phone’s powerful speakers deliver an immersive audio experience for media consumption.
The Redmi 12 sets a new standard for what consumers can expect from a mid-range smartphone. By offering a combination of solid performance, a versatile camera system, and a visually stunning display, all packaged in a sleek yet durable design, it represents exceptional value for Kenyans.