Xiaomi Malaysia has taken to the stage to announce the Xiaomi 12T series smartphone shortly after its global launch yesterday, comprising the Xiaomi 12T and 12T Pro, the latter is the first 200MP camera smartphone to be sold in Malaysia and as usual with Xiaomi smartphones, they are attractively priced for the features you are getting.
Both phones feature a 6.67-inch CrsytalRes AMOLED dispaly that refreshes at 120Hz and pushes over 68B colors, the Xiaomi 12T uses a Mediatek Dimensity 8100 Ultra chipset while the Xiaomi 12T Pro uses a more powerful Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset, they come with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage configuration as standard while the Xiaomi 12T Pro has a higher 12GB RAM model if you require more RAM, a 5000mAh battery powers these phones and support 120W fast charging.
Watch our Xiaomi 12T Pro First Impressions Video
Apart from their processors, the major difference between these two phones would be their primary cameras, the Xiaomi 12T is equipped with a 108MP sensor with a 1/1.67″ sensor size while the Xiaomi 12T Pro gets a larger 200MP 1/1.22″ sensor size, they are both optically stabilized which will be helpful in low light photos.
In contrast with the 108MP camera on the Xiaomi 12T, the 200MP camera on the Xiaomi 12T Pro has an advantage of an in-sensor 2x zoom, which works similarly to the iPhone 14 Pro that crops into the sensor to get up close with subjects, effectively offering a similar image quality as an optical zoom lens.
Also, the Xiaomi 12T Pro’s 200MP camera is capable of taking 8K videos at 24 fps, while the 12T is only limited to 4K 60 fps.
The Xiaomi 12T and 12T Pro shares the same supplementary 8MP ultrawide and 2MP macro lens, while the front camera is a 20MP sensor.
Xiaomi 12T series can be preordered today until 12th October at authorised Xiaomi Store and retailers, and official online stores at Lazada and Shopee, customers will enjoy premium gifts worth up to RM1,236 when they preorder the phone, customers will also receive a 1+1 year extended warranty and free screen crack protection within 6 months of purchase.
The Xiaomi 12T Pro with 8GB+256GB (Shopee | Lazada) storage configuration retails at RM2,699, while the Xiaomi 12T Pro with 12GB+256GB (Shopee | Lazada) storage configuration retails at RM2,999. Customers preordering the phone at Xiaomi Stores will receive a Xiaomi Smart Band 7 Pro (worth RM299) and Redmi Buds 3 Pro (worth RM239), while preorders on e-commerce platforms will receive a Mi Watch (worth RM469).