Redmi Note 12 Series Gets Network Access Licence, Tipped to Debut in Q2 2022


The Redmi Note 12 series has received a network access license in China, according to a notable tipstar. Smartphones have codenames L16 and L16U. The latter is said to be associated with the Redmi Note 12 Pro + 5G. The smartphones in the series could come with the high-performance MediaTek SoC – perhaps the MediaTek Dimensity 1300 or MediaTek Dimensity 8000 mobile platform. The Redmi Note 12 series is the successor to the Redmi Note 11 series, and is expected to launch in the second quarter of 2022.

Tipster has shared two photos on the digital chat station Weibo that show two Xiaomi smartphones with model numbers 22041216UC and 22041216C. He said that these phones have been codenamed L16 and L16U and they belong to the Redmi Note 12 series. He claims that these phones will be high-performance mid-range handsets. Although the digital chat station has said that the series will launch in the second quarter of 2022, tipstar Abhishek Yadav has further specified and claimed that Redmi phones may make their debut in April or May.

Citing the digital chat station, MySmartPrice reports that the Redmi Note 12 series of smartphones will be powered by a high-powered MediaTek Dimensity 1300 or MediaTek Dimensity 8000 SoC. The phones are also expected to have unique industrial style, strong performance and extended battery life.

According to an earlier report from Notebookcheck, the Redmi Note 12 series will have three handsets – Redmi Note 12, Redmi Note 12 Pro, and Redmi Note 12 Pro +. The Redmi Note 12 series is the successor to the Redmi Note 11 lineup, and after the launch of the Redmi K50 series it is considered to be Redmi’s flagship product lineup.

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Sourav Kulesh

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