Realme 12x 5G launched in India with 45W charging

Powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 6100+ SOC!

Release Date
April 2, 2024
Starting Price
₹11,999

The Realme 12X is the latest phone in the Realme 12 series for the Indian market. The series now includes five smartphones – Realme 12X, 12, 12+, 12 Pro, and 12 Pro+. As the name suggests, this is the successor to the Realme 11x 5G, launched in India in August last year.

The Realme 11x 5G was launched at ₹14,999, whereas the 12X 5G starts at ₹11,999. But the 11X 5G had 6GB RAM in the base model, while the 12X has a base variant with 4GB RAM. Still, comparing the 6GB RAM variants, the 12x 5G is cheaper than the predecessor (₹13,499 vs ₹14,999).

Realme 12x 5G

Design-wise, the Realme 12x 5G looks identical to the Realme 12. There is a circular camera module on the rear with a dual camera setup, and this design has become an identity of the latest Realme smartphones. On the front, the phone has a hole punch design. There are flat sides, a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, stereo speakers, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and an IP54 rating. The phone is pretty slim at 7.69mm and weighs 188g.

Realme 12x 5G

Under the hood, the phone has the MediaTek Dimensity 6100+ chipset, the same SOC that powered the Realme 11x 5G.  There is up to 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. The battery is 5,000mAh, and the phone supports 45W wired charging. The 45W adapter is provided in the box.

There is a 6.72-inch Full-HD+ LCD with up to 120Hz refresh rate and 950 nits peak brightness.

Realme 12x 5G

So far, the specifications are the same as the Realme 12. The difference is in the camera setup, the primary camera to be specific. While the Realme 12 5G has a 1/1.67″ 108MP sensor, the Realme 12x uses a 1/2.76″ 50MP sensor for the primary camera. The second camera on both phones has a 2MP sensor. There is an 8MP selfie camera.

Finally, Android 14 runs out of the box with Realme UI 5.0 on top.

Here is the pricing for the Indian market –

  • 4GB + 128GB – ₹11,999
  • 6GB + 128GB – ₹13,499
  • 8GB + 128GB – ₹14,999

So, the Realme 12x 5G is a Realme 12 5G, but with a 50MP rear camera instead of 108MP. The display, chipset, battery, charging speed, and the design are all the same. Moreover, the Realme 12 5G with 6GB RAM is priced at ₹16,999, whereas the Realme 12x 5G with the same amount of RAM costs ₹13,499. So, if you are looking for a better value for money, then you should go for the 12x 5G.

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