Global variant of Xiaomi 12 detected on Geekbench with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC, 8GB RAM before launch

Deepak Gupta January 20, 2022
Updated 2022/01/20 at 3:41 PM

Xiaomi 12 was launched in December last year, and the latest smartphone from the Chinese manufacturer is expected to debut in global markets. Prior to the smartphone’s launch outside of China, the Xiaomi 12 was spotted on Geekbench, featuring the latest Snapdragon chipset and 8GB of RAM. The Xiaomi 12 was also seen running on Android 12 in the Geekbench listing, like its Chinese counterpart. The company launched the Xiaomi 12, Xiaomi 12 Pro and Xiaomi 12X in China on December 28, 2021.

according to one listing on the device benchmarking site Geekbench identified by Notebook Check, the global variant of the Xiaomi 12 will come with 8GB of RAM. The smartphone was launched in China with a 12GB RAM variant. The smartphone is listed as Xiaomi 12 2201123G and the motherboard is specified as ‘taro’, which points to a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC running under the hood. The Xiaomi 12 2201123G, which is expected to be the global variant of the smartphone, has a score of 711 cores and a score of 2834 cores in Geekbench 5.4.4 for Android.

In December, the company launched the Xiaomi 12 along with the Xiaomi 12 Pro and Xiaomi 12X in China. The Chinese version of Xiaomi 12 runs on MIUI 13 based on Android 12 and has a 6.28-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass Victus protection and 120Hz refresh rate. The smartphone is powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC paired with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM. The smartphone is equipped with a 50-megapixel main camera, a 13-megapixel ultra-wide camera and a 5-megapixel macro camera. The smartphone is also equipped with a 32-megapixel selfie camera.

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A sketch of the camera modules on the Xiaomi 12 Ultra (top) and the upcoming Vivo X80 flagship by the insider
Photo Credit: Screenshot / Digital Chat Station

Meanwhile, the informant Digital Chat Station shared details of the upcoming Xiaomi 12 Ultra on Weibo. The Chinese company launched the Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12 Pro last month, but its Xiaomi 12 Ultra smartphone was not released at the event. The smartphone is expected to launch later this year, sporting a large camera module, according to the insider, who posted a sketch of the rear camera module in response to the post. The sketch shows a center-aligned camera module, which may resemble Vivo’s supposed X80 series smartphone, which also has a similar left-aligned camera module, according to the insider.

According to recent reports, the Xiaomi 12 Ultra will feature a quad camera setup, with a powerful periscope telephoto sensor. The smartphone is expected to launch around February, after the Chinese spring festival. Tipster Digital Chat Station has previously revealed that the Xiaomi 12 Ultra will be the first Chinese smartphone to feature a high optical zoom lens – the closest competitor to the upcoming Xiaomi 12 will be the recently launched OnePlus 10 Pro, which has a 3.5-inch optical zoom. ,3x. An older report from December also shows the Xiaomi 12 Ultra sporting a large center-aligned camera layout.


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