Foreign media Xiaomi UI today announced a lot of news about Xiaomi’s new overseas phones, such as all the details of Xiaomi Mi 12 Lite and Xiaomi 12 Lite Zoom. It is said that the phone is expected to be listed together with Xiaomi MIX 5.
Since the Mi 8 series, Xiaomi has continued to launch a number of Lite models to explain the quality of Xiaomi phones at lower prices. In 2022, Xiaomi will continue to use the Mi 12 Lite and Mi 12 Lite Zoom to continue this series. As in previous years, the Mi 12 Lite Zoom is exclusively for the Chinese market, while the ordinary models are for the global market.
The research and development code name of Mi 12 Lite is “taoyao” (probably refers to Taoyao), and the model will also be L9. The series will be equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G or 780G+ chips.
The machine adopts a rear three-camera design, the main camera is Samsung ISOCELL GW3, there are wide-angle and macro lenses and a 6.55″ AMOLED screen with a 120 Hz refresh rate of 1080×2400 resolution.
In addition, it also supports features such as under-screen fingerprints. It is expected that Xiaomi Civi will adopt a 3D curved surface design, and it is expected to be available only in global regions (overseas markets).
According to the IMEI database, the two models with the equipment code name “taoyao” are 2203129I and 2203129G. The codename of the Mi 12 Lite Zoom is “zijin” (Forbidden), and the model will be L9B, which is similar to the basic version 12 Lite, equipped with a Snapdragon 778G or 780G+ chip.
The device also has three rear cameras, the main camera is Samsung ISOCELL GW3, supplemented by wide-angle and telephoto lenses, the screen parameters are the same, and it also supports fingerprints under the screen. According to the IMEI database, there is only one device code-named “zijin”, model 2203129BC.
It is said that the design of the Mi 12 Lite will be very similar to that of the Mi Civi, just like the Mi 12 series. The casing structure and screen characteristics of the Mi 12 Lite are the same as those of the Mi Civi. It will be a thin and light product.
Foreign media said that the Mi 12 Lite and Mi 12 Lite Zoom will be launched together with the Mi MIX 5 series in March because the “2203” number in the certified model indicates that it is expected to be launched in 2022/03 (overseas). The machine will be released together with MIUI 13 based on Android 12, and will receive at least 2 major Android version updates.
There has been news that the Mi 12 series cannot be equipped with MIUI 13 for the first time. The official version of MIUI 13 is currently being tested for Mi MIX4, Mi 11 Pro, Mi 11 Ultra, Mi 11 lite 5G, Mi 10S, Redmi K40, Redmi K40 Pro, Redmi K40 Pro +, etc.