Redmi 12 5G Review, Should you buy this smartphone?

Redmi recently launched its new Affordable 5G Phone in India, Redmi 12 5G. The company has focused on the design and performance of this phone. While it has used glass on the back panel, which gives it a premium feel, it has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 processor. We are going to tell you how is this phone and whether it should be bought or not.

Actually, I used this smartphone for about 10 days. During this time period, I focused on its performance to camera quality. Also focused on its battery performance. So let’s know about Redmi 12 5G in detail and tell whether this phone should be bought or not.

Redmi 12 5G Review

Redmi 12 5G Review

First, let’s take a look at the price and specifications of this phone.

Design and display

Compared to other budget smartphones of the Redmi brand, the Redmi 12 5G sports an attractive back panel, which gives a premium feel. Such a back panel is hard to find in this price segment. The company has used Redmi branding at the bottom on the backside.

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There is a punch hole cutout on the front, which houses the selfie camera. Not only the looks of this phone are premium, but when used, it feels like a premium phone. Although the phone has an LCD display instead of AMOLED. It has refresh rates of 90Hz and FHD+ resolution.


Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 chipset has been used in this handset of Redmi. This is the first mobile phone in India to come with this processor. Better speed and smoother experience are available in this. This phone can easily complete the tasks required throughout the day. Along with this, this phone also gives better gaming performance. Games like BGMI can also be played easily on this phone, however, when played continuously for more than 2-3 hours, the phone appeared slow in many places.

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Redmi 12 5G has a dual camera setup on the back panel, which has a 50MP primary camera. With this, a 2MP secondary camera is available. This camera setup clicks good photos in daylight, which can also be posted on social media without any editing. Also, the colors look very natural and realistic, which is usually not seen in budget smartphones. This camera is not able to click very good photos at night or in low light, which is usually seen in budget phones.


The price of the 4 GB + 128 GB variant of Redmi 12 5G is Rs 11999. The price of the 6 GB + 128 GB variant is Rs 13499 and the price of the 8GB + 256 GB variant is Rs 15,499. Let’s know about this phone in detail.


Display6.79 inch IPS LCD
ProcessorSnapdragon 4 Gen 2
Refresh Rates90 Hz
RAM and Storage4GB+128GB, 6GB+128GB, 6GB+128GB, 8GB+256GB
CameraDual camera setup – 50MP AI Camera+2MP Camera
Battery5000 mAh

Conclusion: Redmi 12 5G Review

Redmi 12 5G is an affordable smartphone. It has a sleek design, smooth performance, and good camera quality. Although I did not like the software of this phone, many customers may like it. It depends on the choice of the users.

This is a good phone in terms of performance. It gives good performance in daily use and completes daily tasks without any problem. The problem of heating was not seen on the phone. If you are looking for a 5G smartphone in the budget segment, then this is a good option.

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