Xiaomi announced the launch of the 12S smartphone in 2022. The manufacturer is offering the Xiaomi 12S phone with 6.28 inch display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen1 chipset, 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage.
The Xiaomi 12S smartphone comes with Android OS v12.0 out of the box, and a Li-Po 4600 mAh, non-removable battery. The 12S comes with a high-quality AMOLED display. AMOLED displays offer several advantages that contribute to their popularity in smartphones and other devices. The multi-camera setup on the 12S offers versatility, allowing you to capture a wide range of subjects and scenes with different perspectives. With multiple cameras, you can capture the same scene from different angles or focal lengths simultaneously. The front camera of 12S gives you the freedom to capture moments with yourself or your friends and family easily.
Xiaomi 12S specifications
|Colors||black, blue, green, purple|
|SIM type||Nano SIM|
A Nano SIM is a small (12.3 x 8.8 x 0.67 mm) chipcard that is used in smartphones as a subscriber identity module (SIM) for connecting to a cellular network.
|OS version||Android OS v12.0|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen1|
|CPU||Octa-core, Single-core 3.2 GHz Cortex-X2, Triple-core 2.75 GHz Cortex-A710, Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A510|
|Performance||AnTuTu v9: 1074587|
The Xiaomi 12S comes with Android OS v12.0 out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is based on the Linux kernel and includes a user interface, middleware, and a range of pre-installed applications. The 12S utilizes Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen1 SoC (System on a Chip). This powerful octa-core processor is capable of handling complex tasks and running multiple applications simultaneously.
The 12S utilizes Adreno 730 GPU. A GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a specialized chip that is primarily designed to handle and accelerate the processing of graphics and visual data. It is responsible for rendering images, videos, and animations on a smartphone screen. Adreno GPUs are designed to work in conjunction with Qualcomm's Snapdragon processors. The latest Adreno GPUs support advanced graphics features such as high dynamic range (HDR) rendering, virtual reality, and augmented reality applications. We use AnTuTu app to measure general processing performance. AnTuTu Benchmark is the most popular benchmark app for Android phones.
|Screen size||6.28 inch|
|Resolution||1080 x 2400 px|
The 6.28 inch phone comes with AMOLED display. The AMOLED is a display technology and stands for Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diodes, it is a type of OLED display and is used in smartphones. The 6.28 inch display should be large enough to provide a comfortable viewing experience for your needs, whether it's reading text, browsing the web, or watching videos. The size of the screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. A larger screen typically requires more power to illuminate, which can impact battery life. The display of Xiaomi 12S is multitouch capable. Multitouch technology enables the device's touchscreen to detect and interpret multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously.
|Internal storage||128 GB|
|Memory card slot||microSD|
The 8 GB of RAM on the Xiaomi 12S should be more than enough to handle their daily needs without any major issues. The amount of RAM needed for optimal performance depends on factors such as the operating system, the apps and services you use, and how you use your device. 128 GB of internal storage should be more than enough for their needs. The 12S has 128 GB of internal storage. The internal storage of the 12S (128 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card. MicroSD cards are popular because they're small, lightweight, and easy to use.
|Main camera||50 + 13 + 5 MP, 8190 x 6144 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization|
|Selfie camera||32 MP|
The multi-camera setup of 12S allows you to adapt to different photography situations and achieve various perspectives and compositions. The main camera of the 12S is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus. The main camera of 12S has optical image stabilization (OIS) to counteract camera shake. Optical image stabilization is a must for anyone shooting without a tripod with a long lens or in low light conditions.
|GSM 2G bands||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|Network coverage||2G / 3G / 4G / 5G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
The Xiaomi 12S supports the latest 5G network technology. 5G networks use advanced technologies such as millimeter-wave (mmWave) frequencies, massive MIMO (Multiple Input Multiple Output), and network slicing to provide data transfer speeds up to several gigabits per second (Gbps) and support a wide range of new services and applications. The Xiaomi 12S like all modern smartphones, is capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks. Wi-Fi networks use radio waves to transmit data between devices and a wireless access point, which is typically connected to a wired network and serves as a hub for wireless devices to connect to the internet or other networks.
The 12S supports the latest Bluetooth standards, which offers faster data transfer speeds, better range, and improved reliability compared to previous versions of Bluetooth. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The 12S has a built-in NFC chip, which allows it to support various NFC applications and services such as contactless payments, data transfer, and access control.
The 12S phone doesn't have built-in FM radio receiver. The 12S has an USB Type-C port. Type-C is a small, reversible connector that can be plugged in to a device in either orientation, making it more convenient to use than older USB connectors that only worked when plugged in a certain way. The 12S smartphone does not have 3.5 mm headphone jack.
|Type||Li-Po 4600 mAh, non-removable|
The Li-Po 4600 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of 12S isn't removable without voiding the warranty.
|Sensors||accelerometer, barometer, color temperature sensor, compass, fingerprint, geomagnetic, gravity, gyroscope, hall, light, virtual proximity sensor|
|Specials||Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, Dual SIM, Fast charging, Hi-Res Audio, MIUI 13, Quick Charge, Wireless charging|
Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The Xiaomi 12S smartphone has an accelerometer. The presence of an accelerometer in smartphones enables a range of interactive and intuitive functionalities that enhance the user experience and enable innovative applications. The 12S phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone.
This Xiaomi phones come with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The 12S phone comes with a compass sensor. A compass sensor is a device that provides accurate directions in relation to the earth's North and South magnetic poles. The ambient light sensor detects the level of ambient light in the surrounding environment. The main purpose of a light sensor in a smartphone is to automatically adjust the brightness of the device's display.
The Dual SIM capability of Xiaomi 12S phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. The 12S supports fast charging. With fast charging, you can get a significant amount of battery life in just a few minutes of charging, which is especially useful if you need to use your phone but don't have much time to wait for it to charge.
The 12S comes with wireless charging. Wireless charging uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects through electromagnetic induction. Corning Gorilla Glass is a type of chemically strengthened super-glass.
The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Xiaomi 12S, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.
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