The Xiaomi 12 is priced at 81,800 Kenya shillings. The smartphone features a 6.28″ OLED display with HDR10+ and Dolby Vision and comes in multiple memory variants viz: 8GB / 12GB RAM and 128GB / 256GB ROM. Powered by the Snapdragon 870 5G processor the phone comes with a triple rear camera setup with a 50MP main camera, 5MP macro lens, and 13MP ultra-wide-angle lens. In the front, you have a single 32MP ultra-clear selfie lens. Xiaomi 12X is fueled by a 4500mAh Li-Po battery and supports 67W fast wired charging. It also supports fast charging protocols like QC4 / QC3+ / PD3.0 fast charge protocol + MI FC2.0 fast charge.
Xiaomi 12X price in Kenya and key features
|System||Operating System: MIUI 13
CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Octa-core 3.2GHz, GPU: Adreno 650
|Display||Screen Size: 6.28 inch
Screen Resolution: 2400 x 1080 FHD+ 419PPI
4G: FDD-LTE: B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B18/B19 / B26; TDD-LTE : B34/B38/B39/B40/B41/B42
3G: WCDMA: B1/B2/B4/B5/B6/B8/B19 ; CDMA EVDO : BC0
2G: GSM : B2/B3/B5/B8 ; CDMA 1X : BC0
Support 4×4 MIMO antenna technology /HPUE/HO RxD
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.1
WiFi: WiFi 6, Wi-Fi 5, Wi-Fi4 and 802.11a/b/g
|Camera||Camera Type: one front three back
Back Camera: 50MP + 13MP + 5MP
Front Camera: 32MP
Video Recording: Yes
|Connectivity||SIM Card Slot: Dual Nano SIM Card dual standby(2 Nano Sim Card 1TF Card)
TF Card Slot: Yes
USB Slot: Type-C USB
Audio Output: Yes (Charging mouth interoperability)
|Media||Video Format: MP4,MKV,AVI,WMV,WEBM,3GP,ASF
Audio Format: MP3, FLAC, APE, AAC, OGG, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB
|Price in Kenya||Ksh 81,800|
|Sensor||Ultrasonic distance sensor/Ambient light sensor/Acceleration sensor/Gyroscope/Electronic compass/X-axis linear motor/Infrared remote control|
|Additional features||5G, 4G, 3G, GPS, MP3, MP4, calculator, ES file management, stopwatch, calendar, alarm clock, Miracast, E-mail, G-mail, Face Identification, OTA, etc|
|Battery||Battery Type: Lithium
Capacity: 4500mAh Built-in
|Dimension & Weight (Main Product)||Dimension: 152.7mm x 69.9mm x 8.16mm
|Package Contents||1 × Smartphone
1 × Built-in Battery
1 × USB Cable
1 × Eject Pin
1 × Power Adapter (A right AC Adapter will be sent as your shipping country)
The Xiaomi 12X
The Xiaomi 12x is a king even amongst flagships, with flagship features on the bleeding edge, with top its class super AMOLED 120Hz screen, a triple camera arrangement, 67W fast charging, a huge battery at 4500mAh, and the latest 870 Snapdragon chipset. It ticks pretty much every box, and then some. Add 5G to the mix and this phone is nothing but a beast! If anything, it’s very much a flagship, but not the most expensive on the market, which is a wonderful compromise!
The Xiaomi 12x comes with a 6.28-inch OLED 120Hz screen with a center punch-hole design for the selfie camera. It’s a massive screen, hardly a one-handed operation, with a screen-to-body ratio of 89.2%. It has a refresh rate of 120Hz refresh rate, an aspect ratio of 20:9, and supports HD10+ which makes it an absolute delight to consume media with. It has an aluminum frame, a glass back and a Corning Gorilla Victus front panel. It is very bright and vivid, peaking at 1100 nits.
It’s rated for IP53 dust and splash protection, though it has not been confirmed as waterproof. unfortunately, it loses the headphone jack, just like it has been conspicuously missing from other phones in this range. It has an on-screen fingerprint sensor, in addition to secure face unlock. It supports stereo speakers, which offer great sound when playing media.
The Xiaomi 12x is a beast with the latest flagship generation Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 870 5G chipset, placing it on the top with the big boys. It has a Cortez Octa-core CPU paired with an Adreno 650 GPU, with storage options of 8/12GB for RAM & 128/256 GB for ROM. It does not offer an expandable memory option.
Paired with the 120Hz screen, running the latest Android 12 with One MIUI 13 skin on top, the performance feels very fast and premium. The MIUI 13 is rich in customizations, supporting numerous always-on screen animations and true blacks. That is in addition to native Xiaomi apps and what’s good in the MUIU eco-system. Everything feels fast, fluid, and rich in color.
The Xiaomi 12x has a triple camera arrangement on the back. It comes with a decent 50 MP primary sensor, for those excellent daylight photos. The ultra-wide is a 13MP lens, with a 123˚field of view, giving it great immersion for those landscape or group photos. There is an extra 5MP macro telephoto lens for those nice, close-up photos with X2 optical zoom.
The video can support up to 8K video at 24 fps, with HDR supports & gyro-EIS stability assistance. It can also record 4k video at 30 fps with gyro-EIS & HDR10+. The selfie camera is a generous 32MP wide sensor, capable of 1080p video at 30/60fps. The selfies are great and well-lit.
We can’t fail to mention the charging speeds in The Xiaomi 12X. At an impressive 67W fast charging, the phone can get to 100% in about 39 min, which is the industry-leading speed. The Xiaomi 12X, however, does not support wireless charging, which is kind of a surprise. Nonetheless, seems like Xiaomi really went ham on the charging speeds, which makes it impressive by all standards.
That is in addition to the fact that it also comes with a Li-Po 4500mAh non-removable battery. Even with the high refresh rate screen, this should be more than enough. It supports NFC for contactless payments and has an IR blaster. The device is very much a serious contender in the flagship sector. It comes in Black, Blue, and Pink
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