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Mi 12 tipped to come with Snapdragon 898 processor, LPDDR5X RAM

Mi 12 could also come with a 200-megapixel primary camera sensor at the back.

Highlights

  • Xiaomi said to be working on Mi 12.
  • Mi 12 could be powered by the Snapdragon 898 SoC.
  • It could sport a 200-megapixel sensor at the back.

Xiaomi is gearing up to launch its next-gen flagship model, Mi 12, at the end of the year or early 2022. Now a new report has leaked details regarding the key specs of the phone. Let’s look at the Xiaomi Mi 12 specs, features and other details leaked ahead of the launch.

Tipster Ice Universe shared on Weibo that Xiaomi’s Mi 12 will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 processor. This chipset will be announced later in the year. This report, however contradicts an earlier leak claiming Snapdragon 895 chipset will fuel the upcoming smartphone.

The leak further reveals that the phone may pack the newly announced LPDDR5X memory. The new RAM configuration offers a maximum data transfer rate of 6,400Mbps to 8,533Mbps. It is double what the LPDDR4X RAM does.

At present, the Snapdragon 888 and Snapdragon 870 processors do not support LPDDR5X RAM. But the upcoming Snapdragon 898 processor is expected to get support for LPDDR5X. To recall, Xiaomi was the first OEM to equip the Snapdragon 888 in its phone when the chip debuted in December.

Mi 12 Rumuors

Previous leaks have revealed that the Mi 12 could also come with a 200-megapixel primary camera sensor at the back. This sensor is believed to be developed by Samsung and Olympus. This sensor is expected to use 16-in-1 pixel binning to output 12-megapixel images with large pixels. There should also be an Olympus logo on the camera module as well.

Lastly, Xiaomi is said to go with a curved display for the Mi 12. In addition, the device will have a hole-punch cutout at the top for the selfie camera.

In related news to Xiaomi, Xiaomi is expected to announce the Mi Pad 5 series of tablets in August. The series could include Mi Pad 5 Lite, Mi Pad 5 Plus, and Mi Pad 5 Pro. 

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