Xiaomi releases 12T series smartphones in SA: price and details

Xiaomi has announced the launch of its Xiaomi 12T Series of smartphones in South Africa, along with the local price and availability details.

The Xiaomi 12T range includes the Xiaomi 12T and Xiaomi 12T Pro, with both phones featuring impressive cameras and other premium features.

Here’s a look at each phone’s features and the local launch prices…

Xiaomi 12T features

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Image credit: Xiaomi

The standard Xiaomi 12T will be available in a 256GB storage version. It features a 108MP lens in its main camera setup and its performance is provided by a 5nm MediaTek Dimensity 8100 Ultra chipset.

For its display, the phone includes a 6.67-inch AMOLED screen with a 2712 x 1220 pixels resolution and a refresh rate up to 120Hz.

It also features a 5000mAh battery that supports 120W charging, with the 120W adapter included in the box.

You can see a summary of the 12T’s specs below:

  • Display: 6.67-inch AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate
  • Processor: MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Ultra
  • Battery: 5000mAh
  • Main camera: 108MP wide-angle lens + 8MP ultra-wide angle lens + 2MP macro lens
  • Selfie camera: 20MP
  • RAM: 8GB
  • On-board storage: 256GB

Xiaomi 12T Pro features

xiaomi 12t pro south africa
Image credit: Xiaomi

The Xiaomi 12T Pro is the same size as its companion, but it’s the more powerful device in the range. It features the 4nm Snapdragon 8+ Gen1 processor, which the recently released Asus ROG Phone 6 also uses.

As part of its main camera setup, it also includes a 200MP wide-angle lens.

For the display, the phone features a 6.67-inch AMOLED screen with a 2712 x 1220 pixels resolution and 120Hz refresh rate. Like the standard 12T, it also has a 5000mAh battery with 120W charging.

You can see a summary of the 12T Pro’s specs below:

  • Display: 6.67-inch AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate
  • Processor: Snapdragon 8+ Gen1
  • Battery: 5000mAh
  • Main camera: 200MP wide-angle lens + 8MP ultra-wide angle lens + 2MP macro lens
  • Selfie camera: 20MP
  • RAM: 12GB
  • On-board storage: 256GB

Xiaomi 12T smartphone series price in South Africa

So how much will each device set you back in terms of price in South Africa?

The Xiaomi 12T will have a recommended price of R13,999, while the 12T Pro will have a recommended price of R16,999. However you may catch it for a reduced price as part of Black Friday promotions.

You can buy the device from authorized Xiaomi retailers and distributors, including Takealot and Mobile in Africa.

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