Xiaomi 12 Pro will launch in India sometime soon, the Chinese smartphone giant has confirmed. The exact launch date has not been shared by Xiaomi. However, a notable tipster claims that the Xiaomi 12 Pro will launch in India this month. The flagship Xiaomi 12-series phone was initially unveiled in China in December last year alongside the Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12X. The Xiaomi 12 Pro features a 120Hz dynamic refresh-rate display and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. It has a triple rear camera setup, headlined by a 50-megapixel primary Sony IMX707 sensor. Besides, the phone carries a 4,600mAh battery with support for 120W fast wired charging.
Xiaomi took to Twitter to announce the launch of Xiaomi 12 Pro in India. The teaser comes with the tagline “The Showstopper”. Xiaomi, however, didn’t mention the exact launch date and key specifications of the Xiaomi 12 Pro in India.
Separately, tipster Ishan Agarwal (@ishanagarwal24) suggested that Xiaomi 12 Pro will launch in India in April.
The flagship wars have begun in India ????????
Thanks to my sources, I can confirm that Xiaomi’s flagship of the year, Xiaomi 12 Pro is coming to India this April!
Looking forward to the launch & seeing how it stacks up against all the other flagship phones. ???? pic.twitter.com/LdWYaK2xJh
— Ishan Agarwal (@ishanagarwal24) March 31, 2022
To recall, Xiaomi 12 Pro was initially unveiled in China in December last year with a starting price of CNY 4,699 (roughly Rs. 55,100) for the 8GB + 128GB storage variant. The 8GB + 256GB storage model is priced at CNY 4,999 (roughly Rs. 58,600) and the top-of-the-line 12GB + 256GB storage option has a price tag of CNY 5,399 (roughly Rs. 63,300). The global variant of Xiaomi 12 Pro was announced recently with an initial price tag of $999 (roughly Rs.76,300) for the 8GB + 256GB storage variant.
Xiaomi 12 Pro specifications
The Indian variant of Xiaomi 12 Pro is likely to have the same specifications as the model launched in China. Xiaomi 12 Pro runs on MIUI 13. It features a 6.73-inch WQHD+ (1,440×3,200 pixels) E5 AMOLED display with 1,500 nits of peak brightness, 480Hz touch sampling rate and 120Hz dynamic refresh rate. The display is based on low-temperature polycrystalline oxide (LTPO) backplane technology and has Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection.
The Xiaomi 12 Pro is powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC, paired with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM. For optics, it has a triple rear camera setup that houses a 50-megapixel primary Sony IMX707 sensor with support for optical image stabilisation (OIS), along with a 50-megapixel portrait sensor and a 50-megapixel ultra-wide shooter. Xiaomi 12 Pro features a 32-megapixel selfie camera sensor at the front as well.
The handset offers up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth v5.2, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, Infrared (IR), and a USB Type-C port. Xiaomi 12 Pro packs a four-unit speaker system with Harman Kardon tuning.
The Xiaomi 12 Pro packs a 4,600mAh battery that supports 120W fast wired charging. The phone also supports 50W wireless charging and 10W reverse wireless charging.