At the end of last year, Xiaomi launched three models – Xiaomi Mi 12, Xiaomi Mi 12 Pro, and Xiaomi Mi 12X. thus, not only was the Xiaomi Mi 12 Ultra wasn’t announced along with the mentioned models but also the small-screen Xiaomi Mi 12 mini. Many users were thinking that the Xiaomi Mi 12X replaces the Mi 12 mini. But the latest news denies these rumors. Moreover, we have got information concerning the upcoming smartphone.
As various tipsters prove, the width of the new Xiaomi Mi 12 mini is only 69.9mm, which is basically in line with the information we’ve got earlier. By the way, it is narrower than both the iPhone 13 and Xiaomi Mi 6. In addition, judging from the renders, the back design of the phone is completely different from that of the Xiaomi Mi 12 series. The rear camera module does not use a matrix design, which looks more refreshing and concise.
Xiaomi 12 Mini First Look 👀 pic.twitter.com/9rW5jSAYSm
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In other aspects, prior to this, we learned that the forthcoming Xiaomi Mi 12 mini is limited by the size and positioning of the body. It will use a 1080P screen of about 6 inches and a curved screen design. Also, the phone will miss the latest 2K+120Hz high-quality screen. Our protagonist will come with the Snapdragon 870 flagship processor. Plus, the phone is expected to support a wired fast charging of up to 67W.
We are expecting the phone to hit the market after the Chinese New Year.
What We Knew About Xiaomi Mi 12 mini?
From previous leaks, we saw that the Xiaomi 12 mini will have a 6.28-inch screen. It will also use a center punch-hole design, while the back panel will come with a vertically arranged long strip triple-camera solution. The overall appearance doesn’t cause any questions.
As for the Snapdragon 870 SoC, it is one of the most balanced chips in the market in terms of power consumption and performance. That’s why it has managed to appear on a number of smartphones. Other than that, the handset will use UFS 3.1+LPDDR5 storage specifications.
We said that the phone will support 67W fast charging but we didn’t talk about the battery capacity. It should be 4200mAh. Also, the wireless charging power will reach 50W.
The Xiaomi Mi 12 mini will have three models including 8GB + 128GB, 8GB + 256GB, and 12GB + 256GB. Likely, they will be available for purchase at 3599 yuan ($564), 3899 yuan ($611), and 4299 yuan ($674) respectively.