Xiaomi has unveiled the Redmi 12, a mid-range smartphone packed with impressive features, in Kenya. Starting at Ksh. 20,799, it offers great value and a smooth user experience.
The Redmi 12 sports a large 6.79-inch +FHD DotDisplay screen with a 90Hz adaptive refresh rate and a resolution of 2460 × 1080, making it the biggest in the Redmi series so far. It’s perfect for gaming, video playback, and more. The SGS Low Blue Light certification and User Mode 3.0 ensure longer usage without additional eye strain.
The phone’s triple-camera system includes a 50-megapixel main camera for clear and accurate detail capture, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide camera, and a 2-megapixel macro camera. Seven popular film camera filters are available for enhanced photography.
Pricing and Availability
The Redmi 12 comes in three variants to suit your needs:
- 4GB RAM + 128GB storage at Ksh 20,799
- 8GB RAM + 128GB storage at Ksh. 22,099
- Top-tier 8GB RAM + 256GB storage at Kshs 24,099
The smartphone is only 8.17mm thick and features an elegant glass back and a new camera design. It’s IP53.2 rated for dust and stain resistance and includes an 18W Type-C fast charging port and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It’s available in Midnight Black, Sky Blue, and Polar Silver.
The Redmi 12 is powered by the MediaTek Helio G88 processor, clocked at up to 2.0 GHz with memory expansion. It offers up to 1 terabyte of expandable storage space to keep all your favourite content at your fingertips. The phone’s 5000mAh battery provides up to 23 days of standby, 133 hours of music playback, or up to 16 hours of video playback.
For quick access, the Redmi 12 features an easy-to-use side fingerprint sensor and can also be used as a remote control for home devices with infrared. A powerful speaker enhances the entertainment experience.