Xiaomi 12 Lite is official: big promises, moderate price

The Xiaomi 12 Lite has been formalized with an attractive technical sheet at a price that is still being held. Here’s what you need to know about it.

Xiaomi 12 Lite in its three colors // Source: Xiaomi

The Xiaomi 12 Lite is now official internationally. This means that there is a good chance of landing in France one day to complete the Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12 Pro series. In this very likely possibility, let’s see what this new smartphone has in store.

On the Xiaomi 12 Lite, the Chinese brand prides itself on having refined the design for an enjoyable grip experience. So we have a thickness of 7.29 mm and weighs only 173 grams. Note that you will also be dealing here with a smartphone with flat edges. The back is wrapped in a subtle gradient of colour.

Features of Xiaomi 12 Lite

Regarding the more technical part, there are several characteristics to remember:

  • 6.55 inch AMOLED display with a ratio of 20: 9, Full HD +, 120 Hz;
  • Snapdragon 778G (6 nm);
  • Three rear cameras:
    • main sensor with a resolution of 108 MP (f / 1.88);
    • 8 MP wide angle, 120 ° (f / 2.2);
    • Sensor with macro lens (f / 2.4).
  • 32MP selfie sensor (f/2.45);
  • 4300 mAh battery;
  • 67W charger delivered in the box;
  • Android 12 with MIUI 13;
  • Compatible with 5G and Wi-Fi 6.

So the Xiaomi 12 Lite promises to be a very good photographer in its price range as well as “A set of great photo features to enrich your social media posts and videos, including Magic Cutout – a professional editor that automatically identifies and highlights people, cats and dogs for photo editingVlog mode is also mentioned.

Xiaomi 12 Lite Pink
Xiaomi 12 Lite in pink // Source: Xiaomi

Autonomy and fast charging are also in the spotlight. Thus, the batteryIt can easily last a full day of use, while the 67W turbocharged reaches 100% battery in just 41 minutes.“.

Finally, be aware that the Xiaomi 12 Lite has dual stereo speakers and Dolby Atmos certification. However, the press release did not mention the presence of a 3.5mm jack.

Xiaomi 12 Lite phone price

Xiaomi 12 Lite is advertised at an MSRP of $399 for a configuration with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. 449 dollars for the 8/128 GB version and 499 dollars for the 8/256 GB version.

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Xiaomi 12 Lite in its three colors // Source: Xiaomi

With a simple conversion, this results in 395, 445 and 494 euros, respectively. Note, however, that these prices should differ somewhat when the Xiaomi 12 Lite arrives in France. If it arrives and does not form a bunny like the Xiaomi 12S.

Finally, there are three colors: black, green, and pink.


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