Redmi Note 12 Pro Speed Edition launched in China

Powered by Snapdragon 778G

Release Date
December 27, 2022
Redmi Note 12 Pro Speed Edition Starting Price
¥1699 (~$244)

In October, the Redmi Note 12 series launched in China, which includes the Redmi Note 12, Redmi Note 12 Pro & Redmi Note 12 Pro+. Today, the company launched yet another phone under this series in China, the Redmi Note 12 Pro Speed Edition. The starting price is ¥1699, so that’s the same starting price as Redmi Note 12 Pro.

Redmi Note 12 Pro Speed Edition

Design-wise, the Speed Edition has a slightly different-looking rear design. While the camera module has the same design, the area around the camera module has a different design, and even the company’s branding is placed on the right side of the camera module. There are flat sides, a flat display with a hole punch cutout, stereo speakers with Dolby atmos, X-axis linear motor, a 3.5mm headphone jack, an IP53 rating, and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.

The thickness of the device is 7.9mm, and it weighs 181g.

Redmi Note 12 Pro Speed Edition

On the front, Redmi Note 12 Pro Speed Edition has a 6.67-inch 120Hz OLED display with 900nit brightness, a 2.9mm bottom bezel, 1920Hz high-frequency PWM dimming, and a 5,000,000:1 contrast ratio. The panel supports Dolby Vision as well.

Under the hood, the phone has Snapdragon 778G chipset, so while it is not the newest Snapdragon 7 series SOC, this is still a powerful SOC at this price. It is built on the 6nm process and has a CPU with Cortex-A78 cores. There is up to 12GB LPDDR4X RAM and 256GB UFS 2.2 storage.

Redmi Note 12 Pro Speed Edition

On the back, Redmi Note 12 Pro Speed Edition has three cameras. The primary camera has a 1/1.52-inch 108MP Samsung HM2 sensor, the ultrawide camera has an 8MP sensor, and the macro camera has a 2MP sensor. The primary camera can shoot 4K 30fps videos. For selfies, the phone has a 16MP camera.

The battery size is 5,000mAh, and the phone supports 67W fast charging. MIUI 14 runs out of the box.

Redmi Note 12 Pro Speed Edition comes in three colors, and here is the pricing for China –

  • 6GB + 128GB – ¥1699 (~$244)
  • 8GB + 256GB – ¥1999 (~$287)
  • 12GB + 256GB – ¥2199 (~$315)

The 6GB variant is available in the Black color option only.