Xiaomi 12 series globally launched along with Watch S1, S1 Active, and Buds 3T Pro

Xiaomi 12 series globally launched along with Watch S1, S1 Active, and Buds 3T Pro

Xiaomi 12 series global pricing starts at $650.

Xiaomi 12, Xiaomi 12 Pro come with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC while Xiaomi 12X has Snapdragon 870 inside.

Xiaomi Watch S1 has a sapphire glass screen, Watch S1 Active has a rugged build, and Buds 3T Pro has ANC.

Xiaomi has unveiled a slew of products in the global market today. The list includes Xiaomi 12, Xiaomi 12 Pro, Xiaomi 12X, Xiaomi Watch S1, Xiaomi S1 Active, and Xiaomi Buds 3T Pro. The Xiaomi 12 series ship with a Snapdragon processor, LPDDR5 RAM, UFS 3.1 storage, 120Hz OLED screen, 50MP main camera, a 32MP front camera, and MIUI 13 software based on Android 12. The accompanying wearables and hearables are also upstate in class. For instance, the Watch S1 sports a sapphire glass display, which isn’t that common to see on OEM watches.

Here's a quick recap video of the Xiaomi 12 event:

Xiaomi 12 series, Watch S1 series, Buds 3T Pro Price and Availability

  • Xiaomi 12 comes at a starting price of $750 for the 8+128GB model.
  • Meanwhile, Xiaomi 12 Pro starts at $1,000 
  • Xiaomi 12X carries a starting price tag of $650 
  • Watch S1 costs $269
  • Both Watch S1 Active, as well as Buds 3T Pro, will be available at $199.

Xiaomi is yet to disclose the actual global availability details.

Xiaomi 12 Series Specifications and Features

Xiaomi 12 Pro

Xiaomi 12 Pro​

If you look for similarities, the three Xiaomi 12 phones bring Snapdragon SoCs, 120Hz AMOLED panels, a 32MP selfie shooter, a 50MP multi-cam setup at the back, MIUI 13 based on Android 12, USB-C 2.0 port, under-display fingerprint scanner, LPDDR5 RAM, and UFS 3.1 storage.

The Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12X share common hardware like a 6.28-inch FHD+ screen, 50+13+5MP triple rear cameras, 4500mAh battery, 67W fast charging support, among other things.

However, there are spec differences that justify the aforementioned price differences. Have a look at them below:

Model Xiaomi 12 Xiaomi 12 Pro Xiaomi 12X
Display 6.28-inch OLED 120Hz FHD+ 1100 nits 6.73-inch LTPO AMOLED< 120Hz, 2K, 1500 nits 6.28-inch OLED, 120Hz, FHD+, 1100 nits
Front Camera 32MP 32MP 32MP
Rear Camera 50+13+5MP 50+50+50MP 50+13+5MP
Processor Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Snapdragon 870
Memory Up to 8GB RAM + 256GB storage Up to 12GB RAM + 256GB storage Up to 12GB RAM + 256GB storage
Battery 4500mAh with 67W charging 4600mAh with 120W charging 4500mAh with 67W charging
Software Android 12 based MIUI 13 Android 12 based MIUI 13 Android 12 with MIUI 13
Connectivity 5G, WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, USB-C 2.0 5G, WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, USB-C 2.0 5G, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, USB-C 2.0

Xiaomi Watch S1, S1 Active, and Buds 3T Pro Specifications and Features

Xiaomi Watch S1 and Buds 3T Pro

Both the Watch S1 and S1 Active have a 1.43-inch AMOLED display, PPG heart rate sensor, SpO2 monitor, 5ATM water resistance, more than 117 sports modes, dual-band GNSS positioning, and 470mAh battery with claimed longevity of up to 12 days. 

As for the Xiaomi Buds 3T Pro, you are getting up to 40dB ANC, triple mic-setup, 10mm dual-magnet dynamic drivers, LHDC 4.0 codec support with up to 900kbps, iP55 ingress protection, multi-device pairing, up to 24-hour battery life (case+buds) and support for USB as well as Qi charging.

These are the major announcements at this Xiaomi March 2022 event. For more such news, reviews, feature stories, buying guides, and everything else tech-related, keep reading Digit.in.

G. S. Vasan

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