Xiaomi 12 vs Xiaomi 12 Pro: Processor, camera, display, price and more

Dec 29, 2021

By: Shadab Rabbani


Xiaomi released three phones in the Xiaomi 12 series, with two flagship models Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12 Pro having comparable specifications. Let’s dig in to find out more.

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Both Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12 Pro are powered by Qualcomm’s most advanced Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset.

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Display size

In terms of the size, the Xiaomi 12 Pro has a large 6.73-inch AMOLED display, while the Xiaomi 12 features a compact 6.28-inch AMOLED display. Both the phones support up to 120Hz refresh rate.

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Display resolution

The Xiaomi 12 Pro with its larger screen supports QHD (1440 x 3200p) resolution while the Xiaomi 12 has a lower FHD (1080 x 2400p) resolution.

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Rear Camera (Xiaomi 12 Pro)

The Xiaomi 12 Pro has a triple camera set-up featuring a better 50MP Sony IMX707 primary sensor, a 50MP telephoto lens and a 50MP ultra wide lens.

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Rear Camera (Xiaomi 12)

As for the Xiaomi 12, it also has a triple camera set-up, however with lower-end lens — a 50MP Sony IMX766 primary lens, a 13 MP ultrawide camera, and a 5 MP telephoto lens.

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Front Camera

For selfies, both the phones house a 32MP sensor in the front.

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The battery capacity is similar to the Xiaomi 12 Pro housing a slightly larger 4,600 mAh battery while the Xiaomi 12 features a 4,500 mAh battery.

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The Xiaomi 12 Pro comes with superior 120W fast-charging support in comparison to Xiaomi 12’s 67W fast charging. Both phones support 50W wireless charging.

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Xiaomi 12 Pro starts at CNY 4,699 (approx. ₹55,000) for the 8GB 128GB variant, while the Xiaomi 12 starts at CNY 3,699 (approx. ₹43,500) for the same variant.

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