Xiaomi 12 Lite and Xiaomi 12 Lite Zoom Specifications
Xiaomi/Redmi’s product line-up is very large, so we use multiple model exposure due to different naming in different markets. Recently Xiaomiui brought information about Xiaomi 12 Lite and Xiaomi 12 Lite Zoom expected to be listed together with Xiaomi MIX 5 Series.
Since the Xiaomi 8 series, Xiaomi has continued to launch several Lite models to illustrate the quality of Xiaomi phones with lower pricing. 2022 will see Xiaomi continue the series with the Xiaomi 12 Lite and Xiaomi 12 Lite Zoom. As in previous years, the Xiaomi 12 Lite Zoom will be exclusive to the Chinese market, while the regular model will be available for the global market.
Xiaomi 12 Lite Specifications
The Xiaomi 12 Lite will be developed under the codename “TAOAO” and will also be model number L9, which will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G or 780G+ chip. It features a triple rear camera design, with a Samsung ISOCELL GW3 as the main camera, as well as wide-angle and macro lenses, and a 6.55″ AMOLED screen with a 120Hz refresh rate of 1080 × 2400 resolution.
It also supports features such as under-screen fingerprint, is expected to have a 3D curved design like the Xiaomi Civi, and is expected to be available only in global regions ( Except Chinese markets). According to the IMEI database, the two models with the device codename “TAYAO” are 2203129I and 2203129G.
Xiaomi 12 Lite Zoom Specifications
The Xiaomi 12 Lite Zoom, codenamed “ZIJIN” will be model number L9B, similar to the base 12 Lite and powered by a Snapdragon 778G or 780G+ chip. The device also has a triple rear camera, the main one being the Samsung ISOCELL GW3, complemented by wide-angle and telephoto lenses, with the same screen parameters and support for under-screen fingerprints, among other things. According to the IMEI database, there is only one device with the code name “ZIJIN”, model number 2203129BC.
The design of the Xiaomi 12 Lite will allegedly be very similar to the Xiaomi Civi, and like the Xiaomi 12 series, the Xiaomi 12 Lite will have the same case structure and screen characteristics as the Xiaomi Civi and will be a product that focuses on thinness and lightness.
According to the media, the Xiaomi 12 Lite and Xiaomi 12 Lite Zoom will be launched in March alongside the Xiaomi MIX 5 series, as the “2203” number in the certified model number indicates an expected launch in 2022/03. It will be released alongside the Android 12-based MIUI 13 and will receive at least 2 major Android updates.
Previously there were reports that the Xiaomi 12 series could not be equipped with MIUI 13 for the first time, and that the models currently being tested for MIUI 13 are Xiaomi MIX4, Xiaomi 11 Pro, Xiaomi 11 Ultra, Xiaomi 11 lite 5G, Xiaomi 10S, Redmi K40, Redmi K40 Pro, Redmi K40 Pro +, etc.