Xiaomi 12s Pro officially announced. One step ahead of competitors

Tamsin Rodriguez14 July 2022Last Update : 1 month ago
Xiaomi 12s Pro officially announced. One step ahead of competitors

After announcing the Xiaomi 12 family in the first half of the year… the company is back again and unveils a new horror trio for the second half of the year… represented in the Xiaomi 12s Pro, 12s and the 12s Ultra, dedicated to China only… The latter we presented in a separate report that you can watch later, In this report, we will learn about the regular 12S and the Pro version… so let’s go…

Xiaomi 12s Pro review

The company has kept the same design as the Xiaomi 12 family in the two new phones, both the regular and the 12S Pro offer a glass back in matte and non-reflective colors, the cameras window is slightly protruding from the back with circular edges, inside it includes three lenses, one of them with a large diameter that occupies half the space, just as As is the case in the previous Xiaomi 12 phones, on the front is a full screen, and as expected from a flagship phone, Xiaomi has chosen to adopt the front camera in the form of a hole in the middle, and at the bottom is an optical fingerprint sensor built into the screen, in other words the response will be slower than the leading phones that adopt a fingerprint sensor Ultra Sonic as S22 Ultra.

The two devices are surrounded by an aluminum frame, on the right houses the power button with the volume down and volume up buttons, at the bottom are the Type-C charging port, speaker, two SIM cards and a microphone, at the top there is a second microphone for noise isolation, an IR sensor and a second speaker to provide stereo sound in both devices.

The dimensions of the two phones are as follows:

12S 12S Pro
height 15.27 cm 16.36 cm
the offer 6.99 cm 7.46 cm
Thickness 8.2 mm
8.7 mm (skin version)
8.2 mm
8.7 mm (skin version)
weight 179 grams 182 grams (skin version) 203 grams 204 grams (skin version)

The first and most noticeable difference between the two phones before the experiment is the screen size, we start with the most powerful version … The Pro screen measures 6.73 inches with a resolution of QHD + with a density of 521 pixels per inch, the screen is of the type LTPO AMOLED, which will be able to reduce and raise the refresh rate from 1 to 120 Hz dynamically And automatic according to usage and necessity to preserve the device’s battery, in parallel, of course, to the high quality that you will get from the AMOLED screen and the saturated colors issued with technologies that enhance the experience such as Dolby vision and HDR10+, with a high brightness of 1500 lumens as a maximum.

Xiaomi 12S, on the other hand, was satisfied with a small 6.28-inch screen with FHD + resolution, a density of 419 pixels per inch and a refresh rate of 120 Hz, unlike the Pro, which is not dynamic, with a brightness of 1100 nits.

Both screens are protected by Gorilla Glass Victus.

The performance of the two phones in browsing applications, playing games and overall usage experience will be identical, both running on Android 12 and the newly released MIUI 13 interface.

Xiaomi adopted the first generation of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Plus processor, an octa-core chip with a maximum frequency of 3.19 GHz, and with a 4 nm manufacturing standard, the processor offers 10% faster performance than the regular Snapdragon 8 while conserving energy 30% more, on the other hand, the two devices are attached to a processor The Adreno 730 graphics is suitable for games with intensive consumption of the device’s resources, with two options of RAM … an 8 GB option with 128 or 256 GB storage, and a 12 GB RAM option with 256 or 512 GB storage, without the possibility of adding an external memory card.

in xiaomi 12s pro Xiaomi has provided three powerful 50-megapixel lenses, whatever type of lens used, you will get high-resolution images and true colors in cooperation with the company LEICA, which specializes in lenses, in addition to a cooperation between Xiaomi and Adobe that makes the latter work on automatic color correction to obtain the best possible quality.

The main lens came with an F 1.9 aperture with support for OIS optical stabilization and with the IMX707 sensor it would have been the largest had it not been for the 12S Ultra, the second telephoto lens with the same aperture and is able to zoom twice without compromising the quality, the last lens is Ultra Wide with F 2.2 aperture.

On the other hand, the regular 12S shares the same main camera with different auxiliary lenses, the ultrawide lens comes with a 13-megapixel camera with an F 2.4 aperture, and a second macro lens with a 5-megapixel camera with an F 2.4 aperture.

Xiaomi 12s Pro officially announced.  One step ahead of competitors

The two phones can shoot a high-quality video of a maximum of 8K at a frequency of 24 frames per second, with the ability to shoot a slow-motion clip at a maximum frequency of 1920 frames per second in HD quality.

On the front, the two phones share a 32-megapixel front lens with an F 2.5 aperture.

12S Pro comes with a 4600 mAh battery with a 120 watt missile charging capacity that is able to charge the phone from zero to 100% in just 19 minutes, with also support for 50 watt wireless charging in addition to 10 watt reverse charging.

While the regular 12S offers a slightly smaller battery with a capacity of 4500 mAh with a maximum fast charging capacity of 67 watts, and wireless and reverse charging with the same capacity as the Pro version.

The Xiaomi 12s Pro and 12s will be available in the market in black, white, purple and green.

12S Pro will start at $700 for the 8GB RAM and 128GB storage option, the same option will be at $600 for the Xiaomi 12S.

What do you think of Xiaomi’s new soldiers for the flagship phone war for the second half of 2022? Share your opinion below in the comments section

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