Redmi Note 12

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Redmi Note 12 Specifications and Features in Kenya

  • RAM:  6GB, 8GB
  • Internal Storage: 128GB,256GB
  • Battery: 5000 mAh, 33W
  • Main camera: 50MP + 8MP+5MP
  • Front camera: 13 MP
  • Display: 6.67 inches, AMOLED, 120Hz
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon
  • Connectivity: Dual sim, 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi
  • Colors: Onyx Gray, Mint Green, Ice Blue
  • OS: Android 13, MIUI 14

KSh 28,000KSh 32,500

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Redmi Note 12 4G price in Kenya

The Redmi Note 12 4G price in Kenya is Kes 32,500. It is part of the Redmi Note 12 series. It has a 6.67-inch OLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate and runs on the Qualcomm SM6225 Snapdragon 685 (6 nm) SoC with up to 6GB, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB, 256GB of internal memory. It has a triple camera set-up main camera comprising 50MP + 8MP + 2MP, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 13MP front camera inside the punch-hole—a 5,000mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging powers it. The phone comes in Onyx Gray, Mint Green, and Ice Blue. Buy it in Kenya today at Phoneplace Kenya.

Redmi Note 12 4G price in Kenya and specs

Xiaomi Redmi Note 12
October, 2022
January, 2023
Operating System
Android 12, MIUI 13
Qualcomm SM6225 Snapdragon 685 (6 nm)
CPU Speed
Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A78 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Graphics Processor
Adreno 619
Card Slot
microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Rear Camera
50MP + 8 MP + 5MP
Front Camera
13 MP
Sim Card
Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
188 g (6.63 oz)
165.9 x 76.2 x 8 mm (6.53 x 3.00 x 0.31 in)
Screen Resolution
1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)
Display Type
Samsung AMOLED, 120Hz, 1200 nits (peak)
Display Size
6.67 inches, 107.4 cm2 (~85.0% screen-to-body ratio)
3.5mm jack
24-bit/192kHz audio
5.1, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
USB Type-C 2.0, OTG
Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
Fast Charging
33W wired, 50% in 22 Minutes
Frosted Green, Matte Black, Mystique Blue
Price in Kenya
Ksh 28,000

Build and Design

The design and aesthetics of the Redmi Note 12 make it attractive and great to own.  Every inch of the Note 12 handset makes it an appealing high-end phone although it is a mid-tier device.  it measures 165.9 x 76.2 x 8mm and weighs 188g, making it easy to hold and carry around as it is a lightweight phone. It is dual SIM hence giving you the option to choose the best networks to subscribe to and enjoy the services.  The device is IP53 rated, being both water and dustproof. Redmi Note 12 comes in Frosted Green, Matte Black, and Mystique Blue color options, hence a wide array of colors to choose from depending on one’s preference.


The handset boasts a bright, 6.67-inch Samsung AMOLED display, with a 120Hz refresh rate which is way better than IPS LCD and TFT screens on some handsets. At 1,200 nits peak brightness, and 1080 x 2400 pixels resolution, the user is assured of great experiences when exploring the internet and browsing through multi-media. The superior display is worth protecting, hence kudos to the Redmi team for the tamper-proof Corning Gorilla Glass 5 installed on the handset.


Installed on the handset is a single, 13 MP, f/2.5, (wide) selfie camera that is capable of taking decent shots, besides the capability of taking 1080p@30 video shots. Packed at the rear of the handset is a powerful, triple camera set-up consisting of a 48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF main camera + 8 MP, f/2.2, (ultrawide) lens + 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro) sensor. Featuring a Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, and panorama, the user has options to pick from depending on the location, lighting, and scenery. The main camera is capable of taking 1080p@30fps video shots, making the Note 12 worth considering for decent video recording.

Processing Power and Efficiency

Redmi Note 12 runs on Android 12, MIUI 13 OS platform.Qualcomm SM6225 Snapdragon 685 (6 nm) runs operations in the background and ensures efficiency and fast processing of commands. Supporting the chipset and ensuring the seamless running of the handset whether multi-tasking, live streaming or playing games is the Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A78 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) CPU and Adreno 619 GPU.

Combined, the processing unit makes a good case when it comes to reliability, fast processing, and enabling prompt response to commands issued by the user without experiencing lags and stuttering. Equally, enabling seamless operations is abundant RAM and ROM installed on the handset. It comes with an inbuilt 128GB 4GB RAM and 128GB 6GB RAM. A MicroSD is supported, giving users the option to add memory space if need be.

Network and Communications

Another great complement that makes Redmi Note 12 worth owing in 2023 is its network connectivity. It is 5G enabled, and supports up to 5G networks, depending on your network supplier and coverage in your area. With 5G, the user is assured of fast uploading and downloading of content and data. The handset has HSPA, LTE-A (CA), and 5G network speeds for the user to use when browsing the internet, chatting, and making video calls.

Installed on the handset are several sensors which enable convenience when communicating and handling the device.

  • Fingerprint (side-mounted) sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity sensor
  • Compass


A Li-Po 5,000 mAh, non-removable battery powers the Note 12. A fast 33W charger enabled fast charge of the battery. The adapter is capable of charging 1-50% of the battery in 22 minutes.

Pros and Cons of the Redmi Note 12


  • 4G enabled
  • Very affordable for its price and specifications
  • Powerful battery
  • Supports fast charging, with 33W
  • Lightweight slim handset
  • IP53, dust and splash resistant
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Fingerprint scanner installed on it.
  • Sufficient RAM And ROM options
  • Supports 3.5mm jack port.
  • MicroSD supported


  • No wireless and or reverse charging supported


For the price, Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 is worth going by its specifications.


  • When was the Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 released on the market? January 11th 2023
  • Is the Redmi Note 12  4G enabled? it supports up to 4G Network connectivity.
  • What type and size of the screen are on the Redmi Note 12? 67-inch OLED display.
  • What is the display resolution on the Redmi Note 12? 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi density).
  • What chipset is installed on the Redmi Note 12? Qualcomm SM4375 Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 (6 nm).
  • Does the Redmi Note 12 support fast charging? It has a 33W fast charging adapter.
  • What colour variants are available for the Redmi Note 12 to choose from? Frosted Green, Matte Black, Mystique Blue.
  • What is the internal storage on the Redmi Note 12 handset? 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM.
  • What are the main camera specifications of the Redmi Note 12? A triple camera set-up consisting of:
    1. 48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF main camera
    2. 8 MP, f/2.2, (ultrawide) lens
    3. 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro) sensor.
  • Is the Redmi Note 12 good for playing video games? Yes, but low to mid-setting games due to their specifications. For the best experience, you have to opt for a device with more superior CPU, GPU and RAM.

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Based on 2 reviews

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  1. nicholas kipngeno bore

    nice with smart camera

    nicholas kipngeno bore

  2. Samuel Thiong’o

    This is a really nice phone for this price, good job Xiaomi.

    Samuel Thiong’o