After so many leaks, anticipation, and teases, Xiaomi finally unveiled its most premium flagship Xiaomi 12T series smartphone in Global Market. The special thing about the smartphone is, it’s the first 200MP camera smartphone by Xiaomi.
Yes, you heard right. Xiaomi also takes the leap into the 200MP camera phone race. A month ago, Motorola launched its first 200MP camera smartphone called Motorola Edge 30 Ultra in India. It’s not wrong if we called the Motorola brand a trendsetter. Because Motorola was the first brand in the world that introduced its first 200MP camera phone.
It’s just a starting, there are lots of smartphones we are gonna see that boast the same camera specifications as the Motorola Edge 30 Ultra and Xiaomi 12T Pro. Lots of rumors and leaks buzzing around the market, saying that Samsung will also gonna announce its first 200MP sensor smartphone in the next year- probably it will be the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra. According to the latest reports, Samsung will announce a 200MP sensor on the S23 Ultra smartphone which will be set for launch next year (2023).
However, Xiaomi has not yet disclosed the availability of the Xiaomi 12T series smartphone for the Indian market. Xiaomi 12T series smartphone comprised of Xiaomi 12T and Xiaomi 12T Pro.
Xiaomi 12T Pro Price & Availability
Xiaomi 12T Pro smartphone is currently available in the UK and Europe markets. The smartphone comes in three variant options- 8GB RAM +128GB Storage, 8GB RAM +256GB Storage, 12GB RAM +128GB Storage. The smartphone is set to cost £699 (roughly ₹60,500). It comes in three beautiful color options- Silver, Blue, and Black.
Xiaomi 12T and Xiaomi 12T Pro
Xiaomi’s latest premium flagship Xiaomi 12T series smartphones both smartphones follows almost identical designs to its predecessor Xiaomi 12S and Xiaomi 12S Pro. Xiaomi 12T series smartphone has some identical features including- Both Xiaomi 12T and Xiaomi 12T Pro smartphone flaunts a 6.67-inches CrystalRes AMOLED panel that offers a 120Hz refresh rate and 900 nits of peak brightness.
Both smartphones are equipped with a 20MP front-facing camera and backed by a 5,000mAh big battery with 120W HyperCharge fast charging technology. Xiaomi claims that the smartphone charges 0 to 100 percent in just 19 minutes. Currently, Infinix Zero Ultra is the only smartphone that features a whooping 180W thunder charge fast charging support, the device goes 0 to 100 percent in just freaking 12 minutes.
As time passes, Technology will evolve more and that day is not so far, we will see 200W or above fast-charging support smartphones.
Xiaomi 12T Pro: Eye-Grabbing Design
Xiaomi’s latest offering i.e Xiaomi 12T Pro features a premium curved glass back with a frosted finish. The smartphone looks very shiny and attractive from the back and feels more premium in hand.
When you see the Xiaomi 12T Pro smartphone, you’ll notice, the smartphone has a tall 6.67-inches display, and a triple rear camera setup at the backside, at the base you get to see a USB type C port and Sim card tray, on the right side volume rocker and the power button is there, and there are two stereo speakers- one at top and other at the bottom side.
Xiaomi 12T Pro: Stunning CrystalRes AMOLED Display
Xiaomi 12T Pro flaunts a tall 6.67-inches stunning CrytalRes FHD+ AMOLED display with an adaptive refresh rate (that can switches automatically between 30Hz, 60Hz, 9Hz, and 120Hz), 900 nits of peak brightness, and 480Hz touch sampling rate.
Xiaomi offers Outstanding color accuracy- a 68 billion color display with a Truecolor and 100% DCI-P3 wide color gamut. The panel also supports 1920Hz PWM dimming which ensures eye protection without sacrificing media quality. The panel has HDR10+ and Dolby vision support.
Freaking 200MP Camera in Xiaomi 12T Pro
Xiaomi is the second brand in the world that introduces its first 200MP camera phone, and Infinix is third (Infinix introduced the Infinix Zero Ultra smartphone with a 200MP camera a day ago) while Motorola is the first.
Xiaomi 12T Pro features a triple rear camera setup on the back with a 200MP primary camera with OIS support paired with an 8MP ultrawide angle camera with 120° FOV and a 2MP macro lens. The smartphone houses a 20MP in-display selfie camera for capturing stunning selfies and videos.
Having a 200MP sensor on the specs sheet and performing actually like a 200MP sensor, there are two different things. And one thing is impressive, Xiaomi did it very efficiently, the 200MP sensor not only captures high-resolution shots perfectly but also provides more enhanced image quality after capturing (in terms- Accurate colors and brightness).
Xiaomi 12T Pro with Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC
Indeed, that’s a very true famous line and it is well suited for Xiaomi 12T Pro smartphone- “A powerful smartphone comes from powerful brands”. Xiaomi proves it by offering Xiaomi 12T Pro with a powerful processor.
Under the Hood, Xiaomi 12T Pro is powered by Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 Processor based on a 4nm power-efficient manufacturing process coupled with Qualcomm Adreno GPU and 7th Gen Qualcomm AI engine.
The smartphone ships with up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.1 internal storage. The device is powerful enough to handle high-graphics games efficiently and makes multitasking more smooth. In the end, it’s Xiaomi- And one can’t expect Stock Andriod-like UI experience even in Xiaomi’s premium flagship devices. However, Smartphone runs on Android 12 based on MIUI 13 OS out of the box.
Xiaomi 12T Pro has a Vapour chamber cooling system to keep the device cool during gaming or heavy use.
Big 5,000mAh Battery
Xiaomi 12T Pro houses a 5,000mAh battery with 120W fast charging support. With a big 5,000mAh battery, one can expect the smartphone easily gives full-day battery life without any hiccups.
However, Xiaomi claims that the smartphone charges 0 to 100% in just 19 minutes- All thanks to the 120W HyperCharge fast charging support. However, Xiaomi lacks one thing here, The brand doesn’t provide a wireless charging option.
Although having a Wireless charging option in the smartphone has its own perk. Just place the phone on the wireless charging dock, and done, at least you need to worry about your charging adapter if your smartphone has wireless charging support.
Looking from the price perspective at Xiaomi 12T Pro smartphone, indeed this smartphone is a great choice. Xiaomi offers an eye-catchy design, a crazy 200MP triple rear camera setup, a 4nm powerful chip, and a massive 5,000mAh battery in Xiaomi 12T Pro smartphone.
No doubt Xiaomi 12T Pro is a great premium flagship smartphone but it lacks at some point have a look at it. The smartphone has an 8MP ultrawide and 2MP macro sensor which lacks somewhere to deliver that flagship-level camera performance, however, the 200MP camera lens is efficient enough to deliver outstanding results.
Xiaomi doesn’t provide a Wireless charging option in the Xiaomi 12T Pro smartphone. But, that something knocks down a negative impact on the brand’s reputation- for not providing an essential feature like wireless charging. In the premium flagship-level smartphone, One can expect every essential feature in the phone.
Apart from that, Xiaomi 12T Pro is really a great camera phone and also a powerful gaming smartphone too. The smartphone is powerful enough to tackle all high-graphics games and efficient enough to deliver a long 13.5 hours of battery life on a single charge. “The Xiaomi 12T Pro is the premium flagship smartphone at the right price”.
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Abhinav has been writing about technology for over 2 years now. He holds a degree in Engineering and is obsessed about smartphones, Laptops, and wearables. He can always be seen scrolling on Twitter and Instagram while he isn’t working.