Redmi Note 12: It’s Still Worth It a Year Later

The Redmi note 12 also known as Xiaomi note 12 was released last year on January 11, 2023. Xiaomi is a Chinese company that is well known especially in Pakistan for it’s reliable and high quality devices in cheap affordable prices as compared to the usual iPhone or Samsung. These phones have recently become very popular simply due to their convenience and affordability. When compared to the most recent iPhone. The latest Xiaomi will seem like pocket change. It isn’t just the affordability that makes this worth having. It has gained it’s place rightfully so due to it’s reliability and functionality.

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Body Dimensions 6.53 x 3.00 x 0.31 in
  Weight 188 g
Display Size 6.67 inches, 107.4 cm2
  Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio
Software OS Android 12, MIUI 14 (International), MIUI 13 (India)
Hardware Chipset Qualcomm SM4375 Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 (6 nm)
  CPU Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A78 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
Battery Type Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
  Charging Wired
Memory Internal 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM

Redmi note 12: Price in Pakistan and abroad

The Redmi note 12 comes in different variants offering different amounts of RAM and internal storage. It can either accommodate 4 GB of RAM or 8 GB of RAM. Similarly, It can either come with 128 GB of storage or either 256 GB of storage.

Wireless place 205$
ShopHive 45,499pkr

Camera and sample images

It offers a unique camera experience in it’s price which is in a league of it’s own when compared to it’s competitors. The specifications are given below

Main Camera 48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 120˚ (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
Selfie Camera 13 MP, f/2.5, (wide), 1/3.0″

Video recordings can be done at 1080p at 30 fps

Sample images

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Pros and Cons


  • Battery life
  • Nice design
  • Camera performs well in daylight


  • Camera is poor in lowlight
  • Old software (Android 12)

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