The highly-anticipated Xiaomi 12S Series has finally arrived. The company revealed the three models of smartphones earlier in the day (4th of July, 2022) And we are now taking an overview of the highest of the line 12S Ultra model of the latest flagship line-up.
The latest flagship smartphone by Xiaomi, the Chinese tech giant has cow skin-like texture in the rear. The back of the Xiaomi 12S Ultra features a large camera island which has a smaller circular module for the camera sensors. The camera island is also adorned with the Leica branding, which is a sign of the new partnership . It is designed to look similar to an actual camera that has an elongated lens. It is noteworthy that the circular camera’s bump is constructed from 23K gold rim.
It is also ecological in nature and is made from silicon. It also won’t change color over time and is durable to wear and dirt also. The front has small bezels and chins, and has a centrally aligned punch hole camera located at right at the very top. It also comes with IP68 protection against dust and water. The company also has placed the importance in its cooling mechanism by utilizing thermal management in an inspired design based on the veins that appear on leaves.
The 12S Ultra is the top model of the brand new flagship series. Therefore it comes with Qualcomm’s latest and most powerful Snapdragon 8+ Generation 1 SoC that is based upon the process of 4nm. The chipset comes with 12GB LPDDR5 RAM, and up to 500GB of UFS 3.1 internal memory. The front of the latest model has the 6.73 in LTPO 2.0 AMOLED panel that features 2K resolution 120Hz refresh rate 1500 Nits of peak brightness and 521ppi of pixel density. It also comes with Dolby Vision as well as HDR10+ certifications as well.
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Additionally, the display comes with an optical under display fingerprint scanner. It comes with a Harman Kardon tuned stereo speakers. Other features include WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2 and IR Blaster. Surge G1 power management chipset as well as Android 12 OS-based MIUI 13 skin that you can customize straight out of the box.
Under the cover Under the hood, under the hood, Xiaomi 12S Ultra is powered by a huge 4860-mAh battery that is able to support fast charging of 67W. However, it is also able to support the 50W fast wireless charging, and reverse charging of 10W also. By using wired chargers, devices is able to achieve 50 percent charging in less than 15 minutes while wireless charging could help to reach 40 percent within 15 minutes.
With the partnership that has been formed between Xiaomi and Leica Leica’s 12S Ultra features a Leica Summicron lens system that is mounted on the back. The device comes with three cameras that includes the primary camera, which includes the Sony IMX989 camera with a 1 inch sensor, with a resolution of 50 megapixels. The main camera also comes with HyperOIS and can record 8K videos too. It is also paired with a 48-megapixel ultra-wide angle lens which features 128 degree FOV and a 48-megapixel zoom lens that can provide the possibility of 120x magnification. Both is compatible with OIS.
Pricing & Availability
Xiaomi 12S Ultra Xiaomi 12S Ultra is available in two colors with the Black and Green version. The device is available in a variety of storage configurations including its 88GB plus 256GB model priced at 5999 Yuan (roughly 896 US Dollars). The 12GB plus 256GB model will cost 649 Yuan (roughly 971 US Dollars) and the 12GB + 512GB model will cost 6.999 Yuan (roughly 1,045 US Dollars).