Xiaomi launches Redmi Note 12 series  in Kenya 

Xiaomi Kenya has launched the highly anticipated Redmi Note 12 Series in Kenya; pushing forward the legacy of Redmi Note series with four all-new devices: Redmi Note 12 Pro+ 5G, Redmi Note 12 Pro, Redmi Note 12S, and Redmi Note 12. Building upon the incredible success of Redmi Note 11, Redmi Note 12 Series once again delivers remarkable enhancements to the features that matter most to customers. These upgrades include the camera system, battery life, charging speed and user-friendly design, all offered at an exceptional value.

Speaking about the launch, Xiaomi Kenya Country Manager, Bill Zhang said: “Xiaomi is demonstrating once again its commitment to making high-end smartphone features accessible to more people in the world. For the first time ever, a Xiaomi mid-range phone will feature flagship specifications, the Redmi Note 12 Series offers superior specs in the realms of camera, display, battery and charging efficiency; delivering high-level performance. Every device in this Series exceeds expectations beyond their price segment.”

Flagship Features that Inspire Users to “Live Vivid”

The headline-maker in the Redmi Note 12 Series is Redmi Note 12 Pro+ 5G with its powerful triple camera system; featuring a flagship-level 200MP main camera with OIS, an ultra-wide camera and a macro camera. The top-of-the-line device aims to redefine photography for the upper mid-range smartphone segment, allowing users to capture every hidden detail with industry-leading camera resolution. It not only boasts of amazing camera hardware, but also cutting-edge software such as Xiaomi AI Image Solution that allows for enhanced image quality with computational photography and Xiaomi ProCut, which allows for effortless photo composition with AI assistance, offering users more options for editing and post production.

Redmi Note 12 Pro+ 5G will delight users with its remarkably bright and vivid 120Hz Flow AMOLED display, which is Dolby Vision® and Dolby Atmos® supported. Together with its flexible P-OLED material that enable slimmer bezels, allowing for a superb and immersive visual experience.  The device comes with flagship-level charging speeds, with 120W HyperCharge and a 5,000mAh long-lasting battery for extended daily usage even under heavy content consumption. Smooth and reliable 5G performance is ensured with MediaTek Dimensity 1080 high-performing chipset.

Experience Smooth Impressive Performance Every time

Redmi Note 12 offers an impressive performance and enhanced entertainment experience. Boasting super-smooth 120Hz AMOLED displays, users are presented with stunning picture quality with accurate colors. Powered by the Snapdragon 685 Mobile Platform, it provides a seamless and efficient multitasking experience in photography, gaming, audio and streaming. Redmi Note 12 features 33W fast charging and a 5,000mAh (typ) long-lasting battery, meaning users can use more apps and take more photos without battery concerns. Adding to that, a solid 50MP AI triple camera, stunning Night Mode feature as well as a host of useful fun features and filters; it puts the kind of camera power once reserved for flagship phones in more users’ hands at budget-friendly prices.

The third device in the series, Redmi Note 12 Pro, comes with a 108MP Quad AI camera that allows users to capture great photos and videos in high resolution, with crisp details in every scenario, even in dim light. Its large 5,000mAh battery and 67W turbo charging, easily supports a long-lasting usage of social media, photography, video shooting and more, enabling users to confidently go anywhere, do anything, and never miss a moment. The Redmi Note 12 Pro is powered by Snapdragon 732G and features a large 6.67″ FHD+ AMOLED DotDisplay with 120Hz display refresh rate, offering a screen experience with smooth scrolling response and lag-free transitions.

To close out the Series is the Redmi Note 12S; its triple camera system featuring a 108MP main camera, an ultra-wide lens, and dedicated macro lens, allows you to see the world from every angle, taking your photography to the next level with incredible shots. Its stylish, trendy and lightweight design ensures a comfortable in-hand grip and manages to pack a large 5,000mAh with 33W fast charging. The device is powered by an advanced octa-core MediaTek Helio G96 processor and up to 8GB of RAM, that delivers a notably boosted performance, leading to a much faster user experience.

The spirit of the Redmi Note 12 Series is to inspire people to Live Vivid. With its incredible camera, users can vividly immortalize every moment, its smooth and vivid display creates an amazing user experience and its large battery and fast charging ensures Xiaomi fans never miss a moment. With this launch of Redmi Note 12 Series, Xiaomi has set a new benchmark for upper mid-range smartphones in Kenya. With its cutting-edge features and powerful performance, Redmi Note 12 series is sure to make waves in the Kenyan smartphone market.

Redmi Note 12 Series is the next step in Xiaomi’s global mandate to make innovative technology both accessible and affordable.

Redmi Note 12 Series quick specs: 

  Redmi Note 12 Pro+ 5G Redmi Note 12 Redmi Note 12 Pro (4G) Redmi Note 12S
Display 120Hz

6.67” FHD+ Flow AMOLED display


6.67” FHD+ AMOLED DotDisplay



6.67”FHD+ AMOLED DotDisplay

Smooth 90Hz AMOLED Display
Rear Camera 200MP wide camera

8MP ultra-wide camera

2MP macro camera

50MP wide camera

8MP ultra-wide camera

2MP macro camera


108MP Quad AI pro-grade camera Ultra-wide and macro lenses


108MP AI triple pro-grade camera Ultra-wide and macro lenses


Front Camera 16MP front camera 13MP front camera 16MP front camera 16MP front camera
Dimension & Weight 162.9mm x 76mm x 8.98mm – 210.5g 165.66mm x 75.96mm x 7.85mm – 183.5g 164.20mm x 76.1mm x 8.12mm – 201.8g 159.87mm x 73.87mm x 8.09mm – 176g
Processor  MediaTek

Dimensity 1080

Snapdragon 685 Snapdragon® 732G MediaTek Helio G96

UFS 2.2 Storage

Battery &


5,000mAh (typ) battery

Supports 120W HyperCharge

5,000mAh (typ) battery

33W fast charging

5,000mAh (typ) battery

67W turbo charging

5,000mAh (typ) battery

33W fast charging

Audio Dual speakers

Dolby Atmos®

3.5mm headphone jack

3.5mm headphone jack Dual speakers

Dolby Atmos

3.5mm headphone jack

Dual speakers 3.5mm headphone jack
Connectivity Supports dual 5G

Wi-Fi 6

Bluetooth 5.2


IR Blast



– 2G: GSM:850 900 1800 1900 MHz

– 3G: WCDMA: 1/2/4/5/6/8/19

– 4G: LTE FDD: 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/17/18/19/20/26/28/32/66

– 4G: LTE TDD: 38/40/41

– 5G: n1/3/5/7/8/20/28/38/40/41/66/77/78

Bluetooth 5.0


IR Blast





– 2G: GSM: 850 900 1800 1900 MHz

– 3G: WCDMA: 1/2/4/5/6/8/19

– 4G: LTE FDD: 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/17/18/19/20/26/28/32/66

– 4G: LTE TDD: 38/40/41

Bluetooth 5.1 NFC²

IR Blaster





– 2G: GSM: 850 900 1800 1900 MHz

-3G: WCDMA: 1/2/4/5/8

-4G: LTE FDD: 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/20/28/66

-4G: LTE TDD: 38/40/4

Bluetooth 5.1


IR Blaster





-2G: GSM: 2/3/5/8 – –3G: WCDMA: 1/2/4/5/8

-4G: LTE FDD: 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/17/20/26/28/32/66 – 4G: LTE TDD: 38/40/4

Security Side fingerprint sensor

AI Face Unlock

Variants 8GB+256GB 4GB+128GB, 6GB+128GB,

8GB+128GB, Expandable storage up to 1TB

8GB+128GB, 8GB+256GB Expandable storage up to 1TB 8GB+256GB Expandable storage up to 1TB
Colour Midnight Black Polar White

Sky Blue

Onyx Gray

Mint Green

Ice Blue

Star Blue, Glacier Blue, Polar White, Graphite Gray Ice Blue

Pearl Green

Onyx Black

Recommended Retail Price:

Redmi Note 12 Pro+ 5G

8GB+256GB – Kshs 50,000


Redmi Note 12 Pro (4G)

8GB+128GB – Kshs 32,000

8GB+256GB – Kshs 37,000


Redmi Note 12S

8GB+256GB – Kshs 32,000


Redmi Note 12

4GB+128GB – Kshs 22,000

6GB+128GB – Kshs 25,000

8GB+128GB – Kshs 27,000

All the variants of Redmi Note 12 Series will be available in the market immediately.


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