Specifications of Xiaomi 12 Ultra tipped ahead of launch

Xiaomi may launch its latest Xiaomi 12 Ultra smartphone next year. The smartphone will likely be the successor to the company’s Mi 11 Ultra smartphone that was launched in India earlier this year.

According to a new report by XiaomiuiAs of now, the Chinese company may be working on two new devices codenamed Loki and Thor which are expected to be Xiaomi 12 Ultra and Xiaomi 12 Ultra Enhanced smartphones respectively.

The Xiaomi 12 Ultra will reportedly pack a 50MP primary sensor. Both the Xiaomi 12 Ultra and Xiaomi 12 Ultra Enhanced are speculated to pack the upcoming Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (or Qualcomm Snapdragon 898) chipset.

As far as the cameras are concerned, the Xiaomi 12 Ultra is expected to pack a 50MP Samsung GN5 sensor as part of the quad-camera setup. In comparison, its predecessor, the Mi 11 Ultra, was launched with a 4MP ultra-wide-angle camera with a 50MP primary sensor and a 48MP telephoto lens.

If reports are to be believed, the Xiaomi 12 Ultra could sport a 48MP camera with 2x zoom, a 48MP camera with 5x zoom and a 48MP camera with 10x zoom. As per the quoted source, the upcoming Xiaomi 12 Ultra is expected to be a China-exclusive smartphone and may launch in the second quarter of 2022.

To recall, the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra made its India debut earlier this year but never actually went on sale independently. The company cited reasons beyond its control for this, and recently confirmed that the Xioami Mi 11 Ultra will no longer be available in India, and only offline stores that have existing stocks will be able to sell the device.

It is important to note that Xiaomi is yet to reveal whether it is planning to launch the Xiaomi 12 Ultra or not. But, expect the company to reveal some details soon if this device is in the pipeline. For this we will have to wait a little longer to know more.


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