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Xiaomi 12S and 12S Pro with Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, Leica lenses announced

Xiaomi 12S

Xiaomi few weeks ago announced that it has partnered with Leica for its optics solution. Today, we witness the launch of the company's first smartphones to have Leica lenses, the Xiaomi 12S and Xiaomi 12S Pro.

The device are made to succeed the Xiaomi 12 series and therefore brings upgrades in few areas.

These are powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor, which is faster and more efficient. As far as specs are concern, they are not entirely different from their predecessors.

The upgrades that they boast are mainly the new Leica lenses and the chipset. Their display, battery capacity, connectivity, storage, MIUI version, and biometrics remains the same with the "12 series".

Xiaomi 12S Specifications

  • Screen: 6.28-inch Full HD+ (2400x1080) AMOLED, 120Hz refresh rate, 20:9 aspect ratio, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, 1.07 billions color, up to 1100 nits brightness, Gorilla Glass Victus
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 4nm
  • GPU: Adreno (Next Gen)
  • RAM: 8GB / 12GB LPDDR5
  • Storage: 128GB / 256GB / 512GB (UFS 3.1)
  • Rear Camera (Triple): 50MP (Sony IMX707), f/1.9 aperture, OIS, LED flash; 13MP ultra-wide angle (123°) camera with f/2.4 aperture; 5MP telemacro camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front Camera: 32MP
  • Audio: USB-C Audio, Hi-Res audio, Harman Kardon certified dual speakers, Dolby Atmos
  • Water Protection: None
  • Operating System: Android 12, MIUI 13
  • Biometrics: In-display fingerprint sensor
  • SIM: Dedicated dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • Connectivity: 5G (SA/NSA), Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ax (dual-band), Bluetooth 5.2, GPS (L1+L5)/GLONASS, USB Type-C, IR sensor
  • Dimensions: 152.7×69.9×8.16mm
  • Weight: 182 grams
  • Battery: 4,500mAh, 67W fast wired charging, 50W wireless charging, 10W reverse wireless charging
  • Color(s): Black, White, Green, Purple

Xiaomi 12S Pro


Xiaomi 12S Pro Specifications

  • Screen: 6.73-inch 2K (3200x1440) AMOLED, 120Hz refresh rate (variable), 20:9 aspect ratio, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, 1.07 billions color, up to 1500 nits brightness, 480Hz touch sampling rate, Gorilla Glass Victus
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 4nm
  • GPU: Adreno (Next Gen)
  • RAM: 8GB / 12GB LPDDR5
  • Storage: 128GB / 256GB / 512GB (UFS 3.1)
  • Rear Camera (Triple): 50MP (Sony IMX707), f/1.9 aperture, OIS, LED flash; 50MP (Samsung JN1) ultra-wide angle (115°) camera with f/2.2 aperture; 50MP (Samsung JN1) portrait camera with f/1.9 aperture
  • Front Camera: 32MP
  • Audio: USB-C Audio, Hi-Res audio, Harman Kardon certified dual speakers, Dolby Atmos
  • Water Protection: None
  • Operating System: Android 12, MIUI 13
  • Biometrics: In-display fingerprint sensor
  • SIM: Dedicated dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • Connectivity: 5G (SA/NSA), Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ax (dual-band), Bluetooth 5.2, GPS (L1+L5)/GLONASS, USB Type-C, IR sensor
  • Dimensions: 163.6×74.6×8.16mm
  • Weight: 205 grams
  • Battery: 4,600mAh, 120W fast wired charging, 50W fast wireless charging, 10W reverse wireless charging
  • Color(s): Black, White, Green, Purple

Pricing

Xiaomi 12S 8GB/128GB -> CN¥3999 (US$597)
Xiaomi 12S 8GB/256GB -> CN¥4299 (US$642)
Xiaomi 12S 12GB/256GB -> CN¥4699 (US$701)
Xiaomi 12S 12GB/512GB -> CN¥5199 (US$776)
Xiaomi 12S Pro 8GB/128GB -> CN¥4699 (US$701)
Xiaomi 12S Pro 8GB/256GB -> CN¥4999 (US$746)
Xiaomi 12S Pro 12GB/256GB -> CN¥5399 (US$806)
Xiaomi 12S Pro 12GB/512GB -> CN¥5899 (US$880)

The phones will be available for sale in China from June 6th. Pre-order begins today.




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