In China, Xiaomi has introduced the Redmi Note 12 Turbo, a new member of the Note 12 line. In comparison to the rest of the series, it offers better specifications and uses the freshly unveiled Snapdragon chip.
Redmi Note 12 Turbo launched with the latest Snapdragon chipset
With up to 16GB LPDDR5 RAM and up to 1TB UFS 3.1 storage, the Redmi Note 12 Turbo is the first device to use the freshly unveiled 4nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 chipset with an unnamed Adreno GPU. According to Xiaomi, this device got a 1,010,385 AnTuTu benchmark score. It is also equipped with a great VC heat dissipation system.
But this phone offers more than just incredible performance. This phone also features a large 6.67-inch FHD+ flat OLED display that supports a 120Hz screen refresh rate and 240Hz touch sampling rate. Its screen also supports DCI-P3 color gamut, HDR10+, adaptive HDR, Dolby Vision, and up to 1000nits max brightness.
At the back, the Redmi Note 12 Turbo also highlights a 64MP main shooter with OIS, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2MP macro lens. It also provides decent selfies with its 16MP front camera. Its camera boasts 2x lossless zoom and film camera mode.
Moreover, the device also has a huge 5,000mAh battery capacity that supports 67W fast charging technology. It is said to run MIUI 14 based on Android 13 out of the box.
In terms of connectivity, you get Bluetooth 5.3 and Wi-Fi 6, as well as a 3.5mm headphone jack and an IR blaster. The Redmi Note 12 Turbo also comes with Harry Potter Edition which has a 12GB/256GB configuration.
Redmi Buds 4 Harry Potter Edition
Speaking of Harry Pottery Edition, Xiaomi also unveiled a Harry Potter edition of the Redmi Buds 4. They come with a personalized case and pouch, and each earbud bears the well-known Harry Potter scar.
The iconic ball used in the Quidditch match, the golden snitch, is featured on the pouch that holds the earbuds. The pouch features a stylish leather finish that elevates the overall look.
It comes with the same oval charging case but with the design of a wizarding world and of course, it also has the iconic Hogwarts logo.
The Redmi Buds 4 wireless earbuds have dual-mic AI call noise reduction, 35dB active noise reduction, and 3-level adjustable depth. It boasts 30 hours of battery life, a 10mm big dynamic coil, specially tuned Xiaomi acoustics, and fast charging capabilities.
One charge lasts for six hours, and five minutes of charging will provide you with an hour of music. They have Bluetooth 5.2 support, low-latency dual transmission, and an MIUI quick connection pop-up window.
Price and availability
- 8GB/256GB – CNY 1,999 (around PHP 15.8k)
- 12GB/256GB – CNY 2,099 (around PHP 16.6K)
- 12GB/512GB – CNY 2,299 (around PHP 18.2K)
- 16GB/1TB – CNY 2,599 (around PHP 20.5K)
- 12GB/256GB (Harry Potter Edition) – CNY 2,399 (around PHP 18.9K)
- Redmi Buds 4 (Harry Potter Edition) – CNY 399 (around PHP 3.1K)
Both the new Redmi Note 12 Turbo and Redmi Buds 4 Harry Potter Edition will be available in China starting tomorrow, March 31, 2023. However, there’s no information yet about their local pricing and availability, so stay tuned!