Xiaomi has launched the Redmi Note 12 Series in Kenya, featuring four new devices: Redmi Note 12 Pro+ 5G, Redmi Note 12 Pro, Redmi Note 12S, and Redmi Note 12. These devices build upon the success of the Redmi Note 11 by offering enhancements in the camera system, battery life, charging speed, and user-friendly design. Furthermore, they are offered at exceptional value, making high-end smartphone features accessible to more people.
Bill Zhang, the Xiaomi Kenya Country Manager, spoke about the launch, stating that Xiaomi is committed to delivering high-level performance by offering flagship specifications in a mid-range phone. This is demonstrated for the first time in the Redmi Note 12 Series, which features superior specs in camera, display, battery, and charging efficiency.
The Redmi Note 12 Pro+ 5G is the headline device in the series, with a powerful triple camera system featuring a flagship-level 200MP main camera with OIS, an ultra-wide camera, and a macro camera. It also comes with flagship-level charging speeds, with 120W HyperCharge and a 5,000mAh long-lasting battery for extended daily usage, even under heavy content consumption. The MediaTek Dimensity 1080 high-performing chipset ensures smooth and reliable 5G performance.
The Redmi Note 12 offers an impressive performance and enhanced entertainment experience, powered by the Snapdragon 685 Mobile Platform, providing a seamless and efficient multitasking experience in photography, gaming, audio, and streaming. It features 33W fast charging and a 5,000mAh (typ) long-lasting battery, meaning users can use more apps and take more photos without battery concerns. Additionally, it has a 50MP AI triple camera with a Night Mode feature and a host of useful fun features and filters.
The Redmi Note 12 Pro comes with a 108MP Quad AI camera that allows users to capture great photos and videos in high resolution. Its 5,000mAh battery and 67W turbocharging support long-lasting usage of social media, photography, video shooting, and more. The device is powered by Snapdragon 732G and features a large 6.67″ FHD+ AMOLED DotDisplay with a 120Hz display refresh rate, offering a screen experience with smooth scrolling response and lag-free transitions.
Finally, the Redmi Note 12S features a triple camera system with a 108MP main camera, an ultra-wide lens, and a dedicated macro lens. It is powered by an advanced octa-core MediaTek Helio G96 processor and up to 8GB of RAM. The device packs a large 5,000mAh battery with 33W fast charging.
Xiaomi has set a new benchmark for upper mid-range smartphones in Kenya with the launch of the Redmi Note 12 Series. The Redmi Note 12 Pro+ 5G will retail at Sh49,999, while the Redmi Note 12 Pro (4G) will retail between Sh31,999 – 36,999. The Redmi Note 12S will retail at Sh31,999, while the Redmi Note 12 will retail between Sh21,999 and Sh26,999.