Xiaomi Indonesia has finally introduced a new smartphone that was officially leaked some time ago. They introduced the smartphone through a hybrid launch on July 19, 2022. The smartphone is the Xiaomi 12 Lite. This smartphone was launched in conjunction with a number of Xiaomi’s latest IoT devices such as smart bands and air purifiers. With the name “Lite”, it is natural that the specifications of this smartphone are simpler and the price is more affordable. But that does not mean this smartphone is not worth buying.
In appearance, it is lighter and thinner and uses a chipset that is also not less powerful. Comes in three color options; Black, Lite Green, and Lite Pink. Matte surfaces and gradient colors may vary slightly from certain lighting. Xiaomi uses gradient coloring techniques and satin effects to make the back of the smartphone look more aesthetic. In addition, it is also comfortable to hold with a weight of only 173 grams and a thickness of 7.29mm.
Xiaomi 12 Lite Specifications
Apart from the design aspect, there are other advantages that this smartphone has, namely the front camera technology. The 32MP resolution camera on this smartphone uses a large sensor dimension of .8” and supports the Eye Autofocus feature. That way, the focus distance can be really precise. There’s even a Selfie Zoom option to capture facial details more clearly. The HDR feature on the front camera can also be activated in portrait mode. In dark light conditions, Selfie Glow can be activated to turn on the two LED lights on the top of the smartphone. Provides appropriate lighting for the face.
Not only the front camera, but the rear camera supports a 108MP main sensor that can record videos up to 4K 30fps. While the other two sensors consist of 8MP Ultra Wide-Angle and 2MP Macro. The rear camera is equipped with an Eye Tracking Focus feature, 19 vlog modes, to a Magic cutout that can delete objects in photos automatically. This feature can exist because Xiaomi is taking advantage of the latest AI capabilities.
Xiaomi 12 Lite uses the Snapdragon 778G 5G chipset which is much faster than the previous generation. Coupled with 8GB RAM capacity and 256GB internal storage. It already runs MIUI 13 based on the latest Android 12, including extra sensors like IR Blaster.
This smartphone screen measures 6.55 inches with full HD + resolution and an AMOLED panel. It can display 68 billion colors and supports the AdaptiveSync feature, a maximum refresh rate of 120Hz. For security, this smartphone is protected by Gorilla Glass 5, plus 1920Hz PWM dimming to keep it comfortable on the eyes.
Despite having a thin dimension, this smartphone carries a stereo speaker setup with Dolby Atmos support. The battery capacity is quite large at 4,300 mAh. Supports 67W turbo charging with the 67W adapter included in the sales package. Quite affordable, the Xiaomi 12 Lite retails for US$399.