Xiaomi is set to expand its Xiaomi 12 smartphone series with a new device named Xiaomi 12 Lite. The Chinese phone maker has not announced the official release date of the upcoming device but the consumers of a single market are now able to place pre-orders for the handset. According to a report by GizmoChina, the Xiaomi 12 Lite is now available for pre-orders in Azerbaijan. Xiaomi Azerbaijan has shared a post from its official Instagram handle that confirms the pre-order situation, however, the smartphone is not yet listed on Xiaomi Azerbaijan’s website, the report mentions. Moreover, the report also claims that an Azerbaijani website has revealed the handset’s design, key specifications, features and price.
Xiaomi 12 Lite expected price and availability (Azerbaijan model)
As per the report, Xiaomi 12 Lite can be pre-ordered through Xiaomi’s offline store in Baku, Azerbaijan, until July 8. The smartphone is priced at 999 AZN (roughly around Rs 46,400) for the Azerbaijani market. However, the upcoming handset is expected to release in other markets at different price ranges (depending on the region). Xiaomi 12 Lite is likely to arrive in three different colour options — black, pink and green colour variants.
Xiaomi 12 Lite design and specifications (Azerbaijan model)
The report also suggests that the Xiaomi 12 Lite smartphone is also expected to be a lightweight and thin device just like its predecessor — the Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE. The upcoming handset will weigh around 173 grams and will offer a 7.29mm thickness. The display will have a punch-hole design that will house the selfie camera.
Apart from the design, the Xiaomi 12 Lite is expected to sport a 6.55-inch AMOLED display that will support a full HD+ resolution, a 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+ and Dolby Vision. The upcoming smartphone is likely to be powered by the Snapdragon 778G mobile platform, coupled with 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. However, the company might offer more RAM and storage variants in other markets.
The upcoming handset will boast a triple rest camera setup that will include — a 108MP primary camera, an 8MP ultra-wide lens and a 2MP macro sensor. For selfies and video calls, the device will house a 32MP front shooter. The smartphone is expected to pack a 4,300mAh battery unit that will support 67W charging and the company will ship the respective charger along with the phone. The 12 Lite is likely to boot MIUI 13 based on Android 12 OS.
The Xiaomi 12 Lite is supposed to include other special features like – a stereo speaker setup with Dolby Atmos and spatial sound technology support as well as an in-screen fingerprint scanner.
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