In silence, and without too much fuss, Xiaomi has fielded the Xiaomi 12 Lite middle-range smartphone which, however, technical data sheet in hand, has many elements to make people talk positively about themselves.
Xiaomi 12 Lite: mid-range official with high-end ambitions

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Chatted for several months, since it was not presented together with the Xiaomi 12, in the past few hours the medium-high-end smartphone Xiaomi 12 Lite has been tacitly made official, cadenced in Lite Pink, Black, Lite Green colors.

Aesthetically, the chassis (159.3 x 73.7 x 7.3 mm for 173 grams) of the Xiaomi 12 Lite, waterproof according to the IP53 degree, has flat edges, iPhone-style, and a back with particular reflections, thanks to a multilayer construction, and matte finish . The perimeter has the infrared emitter, the microUSB Type-C, the volume rocker, the power button and the slot for the two SIMs. The front, protected by a Gorilla Glass 5 glass, features a 6.55-inch AMOLED display resolved in FullHD + (403 PPI), according to an aspect ratio of 20: 9, with AdaptiveSync from 60 to 120 Hz, touch sampling at 240 Hz, support HDR10 + and Dolby Vision, great attention to color (100% on DCI-P3 and sRGB, JNCD ≈ 0.26, ΔE ≈ 0.31), optimized with various tricks to reduce visual stress (Reading mode 3.0 to add warm tones and on request paper effect, Sunlight 3.0 mode for better outdoor visibility, PWM dimming at 1,920Hz that does not reduce sharpness as confirmed by the 5,000,000: 1 contrast ratio, True Display), in-display scanner.

The DotDisplay in question places, in the upper central hole, the 32 megapixel Samsung GD2 self-camera (f / 2.45, Xiaomi Selfie Glow, time-lapse selfie, autofocus with eye tracking, Night mode, AI embellishments, Bokeh portrait, face unlock, two LED). In the rear ingot, the triple camera vertically aligns a 108 megapixel (1 / 1.52 “) Samsung HM2 main sensor, one ultra-wide angle (120 °) from 8 (f / 2.2) and one for macros (at 4 cm) from 2 megapixels.

The camera app for this set-up provides eye tracking, night mode, 108 megapixel photos, unwanted elements cancellation, sky modification, timed continuous shooting, videos up to 4K @ 30fps, time-lapse, 12 video filters, 19 vlog modes and One-click AI cinema. The audio relies on two stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos. The audio jack is missing.

In the Xiaomi 12 Lite the octacore processor (2.4 GHz) Snapdragon 778 operates with the Adreno 642L GPU: the RAM (LPRRD4x) and the storage (UFS 2.2) are combined in 3 configurations, from 6 + 128 ($ 399), 8 + 128 ($ 449), 8 + 256GB ($ 499). The thermal dissipation provides for a multi-level system. On the energy level, the 4,300 battery charges quickly (completely in 41 minutes) to 67W and benefits from the Xiaomi AdaptiveCharge function which will finish charging shortly before the user wakes up. Animated by Android 12 under the MIUI 13, the Xiaomi 12 Lite includes 5G, Bluetooth 5.2, Wi-Fi 6, GPS (A-GPS, BeiDou, Glonass, Galileo, QZSS) connectivity.


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