Xiaomi 12 Ultra Launch Timeline Expected Design, Features and Price


The Xiaomi 12 series comprising the Xiaomi 12, Xiaomi 12 Pro and Xiaomi 12X was recently launched in the global market, while it was initially unveiled in December last year in China. Now the brand is preparing to bring the successor of Xiaomi 11 Ultra dubbed as Xiaomi 12 Ultra.

Xiaomi 12 Ultra Launch Timeline Expected Design, Features

A previous report revealed that Xiaomi postponed the launch of the Xiaomi 12 Ultra to the second quarter of 2022. Now, the new information has confirmed that the smartphone will be launched in May in China.

Xiaomi 12 Ultra launch timeline revealed

The latest development reported by pricebaba quoting tipster Mukul Sharma claims that the Xiaomi 12 Ultra will be launched in May in the Chinese market. Later, it will also become official in the global market. However, the launch schedule for the global market has yet to be revealed.

Xiaomi 12 Ultra Expected Features, Design

Earlier this month, tipster @Shadow_leaks shared concept images and key specs of the Xiaomi 12 Ultra. By the way, the device will have a circular rear camera module which will house quad cameras. The camera sensors will include a pair of 50MP Sony IMX766 sensors, a 16MP portrait lens and a 48MP IMX586 telephoto lens. The device is expected to use the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Plus chip instead of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC.

Xiaomi 12 Ultra Launch Timeline Expected Design, Features

On the front, the Xiaomi 12 Ultra will feature a 6.73-inch 2K E5 AMOLED display based on LTPO 2.0 technology. The screen is also designed to support 10-bit color and a refresh rate of 120Hz. The phone is said to pack a 4,860mAh battery with support for 120W wired charging and 50W wireless charging. Other features will include Android 12 operating system, stereo speakers and an IP68 rating for water and dust resistance.

Xiaomi 12 Ultra: expected price, India launch details

As of now, there is no information on the pricing and India launch of the Xiaomi 12 Ultra. We expect it to hit the Indian market after its debut in China and globally. Considering its features, the Xiaomi 12 Ultra should have a price similar to the forerunner Xiaomi 11 Ultra.

Also, Xiaomi has not confirmed anything regarding the upcoming Xiaomi 12 Ultra. So it is better to take this information with a pinch of salt and stay tuned for more updates on the same.

Xiaomi 12 Lite 5G coming too

Apart from the Ultra variant, Xiaomi might also launch an affordable model under its 12 series named Xiaomi 12 Lite 5G. According to a recent report, internal testing of the device for European and Asian markets has begun, hinting at an imminent launch. The Xiaomi 12 Lite 5G was also spotted on the IMEI database.

As for its specs, the upcoming Lite version is very likely to borrow features from the Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi CIVI phones. The latter is only available in the Chinese market. This means the Xiaomi 12 Lite will feature a 120Hz OLED display, Snapdragon 778G Plus chipset, Android 12 OS, and more.

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Article first published: Wednesday, March 23, 2022, 12:52 p.m. [IST]

Abdul J. Gaspar