Redmi 12C Launched with Helio G85 SoC, 5000 mAh battery and more

Redmi 12C

Just before the year 2022 came to a close, Redmi 12C was released in China. On the same day that sales of the company’s flagship Redmi K60 series began in China, the new cheap smartphone under the Xiaomi sub-brand went online.

The Redmi 12C, Xiaomi’s newly announced follow-up to the Redmi 10C, is powered by a MediaTek Helio G85 SoC.

There are now three storage tiers available for the smartphone. Polycarbonate body and plastic frame characterize the low-priced choice, which comes in four different hues.

Details about the Redmi 12C

The Redmi 12C, an affordable option with a hybrid dual SIM (Nano) slot, has been released. The device’s processing power comes from an octa-core MediaTek Helio G85 SoC and a Mali-G52 GPU.

The mobile device’s RAM is LPDDR4X, and its storage is eMMC 5.1. All three of the Redmi 12C’s internal storage options support microSD card expansion up to 512GB in size.

The 6.71-inch screen of the Redmi 12C has an HD+ (1650×720) resolution, an aspect ratio of 20:6:9, and a maximum brightness of 500 nits.

The bezels on the smartphone are relatively slim. The chin, though, on the Redmi Note 12C is rather wide.

The phone has a single camera in the shape of a pill, together with an LED flash, housed in a square opening on the rear.

The fingerprint scanner, which can be used for biometric authentication, is located near the camera module.

The primary camera on the Redmi 12C is 50 megapixels in resolution, and the front-facing camera is 5 megapixels in resolution and is housed in a tiny dew-drop notch.

The micro-USB charging connector and 3.5mm headphone jack are there for your convenience, as is the 5,000mAh battery. A 10W power supply is included with every Redmi 12C purchase.

Technical specifications

  • 6.71-inch screen with HD+ resolution
    • Display with drop notch
  • MediaTek Helio G85 Processor
  • GPU Mali-G52 MP2
  • 4 or 6 GB of LPDDR4X RAM
  • 64 or 128 GB of eMMC 5.1 internal storage
  • Expandable memory up to 512GB with MicroSD card
  • 5 MP front camera
  • Two rear cameras:
    • 50 MP main sensor
    • Undisclosed depth sensor
  • Dual SIM, micro USB, P2 and Bluetooth 5.1
  • 5,000 mAh battery with 10W fast charging
  • Android running under MIUI 13 interface

Redmi 12C Pricing and Availability

The base variant of the recently released Redmi 12C budget smartphone starts at CNY 699 (approximately USD 101), which includes 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.

The base model, with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, costs CNY 799 (approximately USD 115), while the highest storage model with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage costs CNY 899. (roughly USD 130).

The budget smartphone can be purchased directly from the manufacturer in China through the manufacturer’s official sales website, The smartphone comes in four different color options: Shadow Black, Sea Blue, Mint Green, and Lavender (translated).

In the Indian market, the Redmi 12C is now available in two configs of RAM and storage. The prices are as follows:

  • 4GB RAM and 64GB of storage : INR 8,999
  • 6GB RAM and 128GB storage : INR 10,999

Color options for the Redmi 12C include “Matt Black,” “Mint Green,” “Royal Blue,” and “Lavender Purple.”

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