Redmi 12 5G in Kenya
The Redmi 12 5G price in Kenya is Ksh 21,000. Redmi 12 5G features 3GB RAM / 4GB RAM and 64GB RAM / 128GB ROM, 6.71 inches IPS LCD Display, Android 12 OS, Dual Rear & 5MP Front Camera, MediaTek Helio G85 Chipset, Octa-core CPU, 5000 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery with 10W wired Charging.
Redmi 12 5G Specs and price in Kenya
|GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
|HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
|1, 3, 5, 8, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
|168.8 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm (6.65 x 3.01 x 0.35 in)
|192 g (6.77 oz)
|Black, Blue, Mint, Violet
|Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
|IPS LCD, 500 nits (typ)
|720 x 1650 pixels
|268 ppi density
|Corning Gorilla Glass 3
|Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
|MediaTek MT6769Z Helio G85 (12nm)
|4GB / 6GB
|Android 12, MIUI 13
|50 MP, (wide), PDAF
|LED flash, HDR
|Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
|10W wired Charging
|Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer<br>Virtual proximity sensing
3.5mm Jack Yes
|USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
|Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
|5.1, A2DP, LE
|GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
Xiaomi Redmi 12 5G Overview
The Xiaomi Redmi 12 5G is an upgrade from its predecessor the Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro. The phone was released on August 01 2023, and it has major upgrades. The main improvements are seen in the design and the incredible display of the phone. Coupled with the fact that it has a whooping 50MP wide lens that takes good photos with a 5000mAh battery that ensures your phone is always connected to power. Let us review this phone and check if it is worth your money.
The Xiaomi Redmi 12 5G Build
- Design: IPS LCD
- Display: 6.79 inches
- Color: Jade Black, Pastel Blue, Moonstone Silver
The Xiaomi Redmi 12 5G comes with an exceptional and sleek design. The phone is available in our Phone stores in Kenya in three color options Jade Black, Pastel Blue, and Moonstone Silver. One thing is for certain, the Redmi 12 5G is designed to grab your eye’s attention straight from the box. The Redmi 12 5G is slim and light. The phone weighs 199 grams giving you a good distribution when you hold it in your hands.
The back of the Xiaomi Redmi 12 5G is protected by a plastic frame while the front has a glass. You also get a dual camera module that hosts a 50-wide lens , and 2 MP depth lens that makes the phone stand out. On the sides of the Xiaomi Redmi 12 5G, you get power buttons and the volume rockers. These are responsive when you want to adjust the audio settings in the Xiaomi Redmi 12 5G phone. On the bottom, you get a dual stereo speaker with Hi-Res audio support.
Display and Visual Experience
The front of the Xiaomi Redmi 12 5G is made up of a 6.79-inch IPS LCD. You also get a 90Hz refresh rate that allows you to have a smooth experience on your phone. The display of the Redmi 12 5G is curved with minimal bezels at the sides. Providing you with an immersive visual experience. The display of the Redmi 12 5G comes with a peak brightness. This gives you a bright, sharp, and responsive visual experience. Especially when you are watching the content on social media, or even browsing the internet.
When it comes to security, you have an in-display fingerprint sensor with the Redmi 12 5G. This enables you to primarily lock your phone. You can also choose to unlock it using the PIN code or facial recognition.
The Xiaomi Redmi 12 5G Cameras
- Main Camera: 50 MP (wide) and 2MP depth
- Front Camera: 8 MP
- Video(Main/Front): 1080p@30fps
Main-lens camera system
At the back of the Redmi 12, you will find a 50 MP wide primary camera with optical image stabilization (OIS). During the day or when the light conditions are good, the photos captured with the 50MP primary camera lens offer you a good dynamic range with decent attention to detail. You will be happy with the quality of images and videos you capture with this camera.
The main camera offers an f/1.8 aperture and support for optical image stabilization. This enables the Redmi 12 5G to give you a good performance even when the light conditions are low. You also get additional features such as Super Night mode that add some brightness to shots taken with the main camera. You also get an ultrawide 2 MP depth lens shooter that has a focal point of 2.5 that gives impressive performance when taking content during the day.
Front Camera Specifications
At the front of the Redmi 12 5G, you will get an 8 MP wide sensor for capturing high-resolution selfies. The front camera provides you with impressive selfie photos and portrait photos that have enough details. You also get color reproduction that separates your subjects. OnePlus ensured to include an eye autofocus, that allows allows the phone to focus on your eyes when taking selfies.
The Xiaomi Redmi 12 5G Performance
- Processor (CPU, GPU, RAM): Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 (4 nm)
- Storage: 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
- OS: Android 13, MIUI 14
Under the hood, the Xiaomi Redmi 12 5G is powered up by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 2. This phone comes with 8GB RAM with 256GB of internal storage of UFS 3.1 storage. You can also extend the internal storage of your phone with the slot MicroSD card up to 1TB. This additional memory simply enhances the overall performance of your device. While providing you with ample space for your photos, apps, and videos.
CPU and GPU
The chipset of the Xiaomi Redmi 12 5G also comes with a quad-core high-performance ARM Cortex A78. Running at 2.0GHz clock speed, with another set of quad-core power-efficient ARM Cortex A55. There are currently not many smartphones in the market using this type of chipset.
To complete this combo, the Xiaomi Redmi 12 5G comes with a Adreno 613 GPU. One thing is for certain, the hardware combination of the Xiaomi Redmi 12 provides you with a great performance during gaming or multitasking.
The Xiaomi Redmi 12 5G comes with Android 13. This provides you with a smooth software experience. Especially when you are installing and customizing the mobile applications. You also get special functions such as
- Always-on Display features
- smart panel
The Xiaomi Redmi 12 5G Battery
- Capacity: Li-Po 5000 mAh
- Charging Speed: 18W wired
When it comes to battery, the Xiaomi Redmi 12 5G is powered by a 5,000 mAh non-removable battery. The battery supports 18 W PD 3.0 fast charging and offers you a reliable battery life. Xiaomi says that you can recharge your phone to 100 percent in less than 120 minutes. Making it quite convenient if you are in a rush to charge your phone.
If you are not using the phone on a maximum refresh rate with the nits at its peak then the battery can comfortably last you the whole 24-hour day. When you need to recharge it in less than 1 hour you are back to a fully charged Redmi 12 5G in your hand.
The Xiaomi Redmi 12 5G Summary
The Xiaomi Redmi 12 5G is a great phone with a lot to offer. Here is a summary of its key features, benefits, and why it’s a perfect fit for the target audience:
- The Xiaomi Redmi 12 5G comes with an exceptional and sleek design
- Xiaomi Redmi 12 5G is made up of a 6.79-inch IPS LCD
- A 50MP wide primary camera with optical image stabilization (OIS)
- The Redmi 12 5G is powered up by the Android 13
- Enjoy smooth scrolling on the Xiaomi Redmi 12 5G with the high refresh rate
- Protect your phone with an in-display fingerprint sensor
- Android gives you a smooth software experience.
If you are someone who is seeking a well-balanced mid-range smartphone under Ksh 21,000. Then the Xiaomi Redmi 12 5G should be on your radar. You get incredible value for your money with an exceptional design and a vibrant display. Couple that up with the powerful performance, and capable camera that you are getting. This mid-range smartphone stands out in the crowded smartphone market. With the Redmi 12 5G, you will be purchasing a dependable phone while getting value for your money.
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