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Xiaomi 12 Lite

Specifications

Xiaomi 12 Lite
Xiaomi 12 Lite (12 Series)
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G 5G 8 x 1.8 - 2.4 GHz, Kryo 670 (Cortex-A78/A55)
Graphics adapter
Memory
6 GB 
, LPDDR4x
Display
6.55 inch 20:9, 2400 x 1080 pixel 402 PPI, Capacitive, AMOLED, 240 Hz touch sampling rate, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, glossy: yes, HDR, 120 Hz
Storage
128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash, 128 GB 
, 103.3 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), Audio Connections: USB-C, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: accelerometer, gyro, compass, proximity, IR-Blaster, OTG
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.2, 2G (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), 3G (Band 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 19), LTE (Band 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32, 38, 40, 41, 42, 48, 66), 5G-Sub6 (Band 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78), Dual SIM, LTE, 5G, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.29 x 159.3 x 73.7 ( = 0.29 x 6.27 x 2.9 in)
Battery
4300 mAh Lithium-Polymer, 67W turbo charging
Charging
fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Android 12
Camera
Primary Camera: 108 MPix (f/1.9, 26 mm, 1/1.52", 0.7 µm) + 8 MPix (Ultra Wide, f/2.2, 1/4.0", 1.12 µm) + 2 MPix (Macro, f/2.4); Camera2-API-Level: Level 3; aspect ratios: 4:3, 16:9, 1:1 and 20:9; 4k video
Secondary Camera: 32 MPix (f/2.45, 1/2.8", 0.8 µm, Dual LEDs)
Additional features
Speakers: Dual, Keyboard: On-screen, 67W charger, USB cable, SIM tool, clear case, MIUI 13, 12 Months Warranty, Head-SAR: 0.597 W/kg, Body-SAR: 0.998 W/kg; GNSS: GPS (L1), Glonass (L1), QZSS (L1), Galileo (E1), BeiDou (B1), fanless
Weight
173 g ( = 6.1 oz / 0.38 pounds), Power Supply: 134 g ( = 4.73 oz / 0.3 pounds)
Price
450 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 84.54% - good
Average of 16 scores (from 24 reviews)
price: 66%, performance: 73%, features: 62%, display: 91% mobility: 87%, workmanship: 86%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Xiaomi 12 Lite

85.6% Xiaomi 12 Lite 5G Smartphone in review - the camera makes all the difference | Notebookcheck
The Xiaomi 12 Lite, with its new design, positions itself as a mid-range smartphone with a new-and-improved 108 MP main camera and an upgraded front-facing camera. Despite other upgrades, there are still some trade-offs being made. Find out more in our review.
Xiaomi 12 Lite review: A sophisticated midranger that takes gorgeous photos
Source: Speed Magazine English
Overall, the Xiaomi 12 Lite is a welcome upgrade from its predecessor and a gorgeous addition to your tech arsenal. It’s classy and sophisticated for a midranger, with a camera that will perform superbly for all your content needs.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/24/2022
100% Xiaomi 12 Lite Review: One Of The Best Mid-Range Smartphones Of 2022
Source: Android Headlines English
In summary, the Xiaomi 12 Lite is a very capable smartphone. It has great design, excellent ergonomics, a superb AMOLED display, and stellar haptics. Camera performance is definitely comparable to other devices in the price class and performance is great along with 5G connectivity. The one main issue is middling battery life (only a 4,300 mAh cell) but Xiaomi does include a 67W fast charging brick in the box. And one very glaring issue is no official IP rating, this one is a head-scratcher since some lower-end Xiaomi smartphones have an IP53 rating. For about € 450 it is a great smartphone and there aren’t too many other devices available at this price point. Perhaps the new Pixel 6a is something to consider, although it has a smaller and lower quality display and a plastic back compared to the 12 Lite.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/04/2022
Rating: Total score: 100%
Xiaomi 12 Lite Specifications, Pros and Cons
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
The Xiaomi 12 Lite is released in July 2022 at the price of $396 (Rs 31,690 in India) approx. It brings a 6.55-inches AMOLED display screen, high 120Hz refresh rate, 68B colors 950 nits peak brightness with a Corning gorilla glass 5 protection. On the front, it includes a 32MP selfie camera for clicking good selfies and doing video chats. As for the backside, the smartphone provides a triple rear camera setup including a 108MP primary, 8MP ultrawide, and a 2MP macro lens. You can record 4K videos at 30fps with gyro-EIS from the rear camera setup. The Xiaomi 12 Lite runs on the latest Android 12 OS support with MIUI 13 customization. The smartphone is powered by a 6nm Qualcomm SM7325 Snapdragon 778G 5G chipset and Adreno 642L GPU. Besides this, the handset provides 6GB to 8GB RAM support with 128GB/256GB internal storage without secondary storage support. Besides this, you can choose color variants from Black, Lite Green, and Lite Pink. As for the battery section, the Li-Po 4300 mAh battery is present in this device with a 67W fastest charging support.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/22/2022
80% Xiaomi 12 Lite review: Class on a mid-range budget
Source: Expert Reviews English
The Xiaomi 12 Lite is another impressively slim and stylish mid-range phone from the brand. It’s a pleasure to use day to day, particularly when it comes to the phone’s excellent AMOLED display and snappy performance. Xiaomi’s phone falls behind rivals such as the OnePlus Nord 2T and the Realme 9 Pro Plus when it comes to camera quality and battery life, however. It’s a classy phone overall, but it doesn’t quite mix it with the very best in its class.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/11/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Xiaomi 12 Lite review: Too 'lite' or just right?
Source: T3 English
Xiaomi's gunning for the Samsung Galaxy A53 5G with its 12 Lite. This slim phone successfully marries classical styling with fun colour options, a cracking screen and some fancy features like an under-display fingerprint scanner. While its battery life is only ever fine, and the phone's camera mix struggles when the lights drop, it's nevertheless a better package than most of its competition.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/11/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
Xiaomi 12 Lite 5G Hands-on Review
Source: Yugatech English
Hands-On, online available, Medium, Date: 07/09/2022
Xiaomi 12 Lite Unboxing & Review
Source: TechTablets English
Xiaomi 12 Lite. 6.55" 120hz AMOLED midrange phone with SD778G, 8GB of RAM, 128GB UFS 2.2 (Spec reviewed) 108MP Samsung HM2 main camera. 4300Mah battery and 67W fast charging.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/09/2022
90% Xiaomi 12 Lite review
Source: Tech Advisor English
The Xiaomi 12 Lite is a very solid mid-range phone. The lightweight construction is a comfortable change from the heavier alternatives found at this price point, plus the squre-edged design is both modern and makes it easier to hold in the hand. Performance is again very good, as are the cameras if you want something for social media platforms. The software can be a bit clunky at times, and the overly sensitive display takes a little getting used to, but these are minor gripes compared to all the other benefits on offer. If you’re intending to spend this kind of money on a phone in 2022, the Xiaomi 12 Lite needs to be at the very top of your ‘ones to try’ list.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/09/2022
Rating: Total score: 90%
86% Xiaomi 12 Lite review
Source: GSM Arena English
The Xiaomi 12 Lite seems like a solid "lite" version of the more expensive Xiaomi 12X, vanilla 12 and 12 Pro. It maintains a relatively competitive price tag that, also makes sense in the Xiaomi 12 series while retaining some high-end features. А speedy 67W fast charging, flagship-grade OLED panel, big 108MP main sensor and boxy, catchy design make a compelling case. And camera performance is pretty solid, too. Sadly, battery life keeps us from giving the handset an excellent score, the proper ingress protection is gone, so is the microSD card slot and we are getting a bit tired of the overused 8MP ultrawide sensor. Not enough to be a deal-breaker, though. In fact, the Xiaomi 12 Lite is an easy-to-recommend 2022 solution. Just keep an open mind for some older 2021 options as they often offer better price/performance ratio or, in some cases, more versatile camera hardware. Then again, if we go by the previous Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G and 11 Lite price action, price will go down pretty soon, building an even stronger case for the 12 Lite.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/09/2022
Rating: Total score: 86%
80% Xiaomi 12 Lite review: Apple-esque, but affordable
Source: Stuff TV English
It feels oddly disconnected from the rest of the Xiaomi 12 line-up, but that doesn’t stop the 12 Lite from being a competent mid-ranger. We like the design a lot, even if it gives major Apple vibes – but the hardware puts amongst tough competition at this price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/09/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
Xiaomi 12 Lite Review: Good looking compact mid-ranger that gets the job done
Source: XDA Developers English
But as I wrote recently in the Poco F4 review, it seems Xiaomi’s biggest competition at this price point is itself. The Xiaomi 12 Lite costs $399, the Poco F4 starts at $410, and it has a better Snapdragon processor and faster memory standards (LPDDR5 and UFS 3.1). The Xiaomi 12 Lite does offer a slightly better main camera and display design (symmetrical bezels), but everything else is about equal, down to that useless 2MP macro sensor. If both phones are available in your region, I’d say the Poco is the better option. Otherwise, the Xiaomi 12 Lite, in a vacuum, is yet another very, very good mid-tier phone.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/09/2022

Foreign Reviews

85% Xiaomi 12 Lite
Source: Chinahandys.net German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/18/2022
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 70% display: 100% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
92% Xiaomi 12 Lite im Test: Gut gespart?
Source: Computerbild German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/05/2022
Rating: Total score: 92%
80% Ein Redmi mit falschem Namen
Source: Nextpit Germany German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/14/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
Xiaomi 12 Lite im Test: Was ist hier "lite"?
Source: Computerbild German DE→EN
Positive: Excellent display; slim size; fast loading. Negative: Non-expandable memory; unsupported waterproof; no jack socket.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/02/2022
85% Xiaomi 12 Lite, análisis: el envoltorio perfecto para un gama media repleto de aspiraciones
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/20/2022
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 83% display: 90% mobility: 90% workmanship: 88%
75% Recensione Xiaomi 12 Lite, affidabile ma con qualche dettaglio da limare
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/19/2022
Rating: Total score: 75% price: 59% features: 71%
79% Recensione Xiaomi 12 Lite
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/24/2022
Rating: Total score: 79% price: 72% display: 80% mobility: 89% workmanship: 82%
La recensione di Xiaomi 12 Lite, questione di stile
Source: Techprincess IT Italian IT→EN
Positive: Beautiful display; compact size; light weight; nice design. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/25/2022
80% Test du Xiaomi 12 Lite, un bon Redmi qui ne dit pas son nom
Source: Nextpit France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/09/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Xiaomi 12 Lite review: iPhone who? Check out this value…
Source: Phonandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/09/2022
Rating: Total score: 90%
Trên tay Xiaomi 12 Lite: Thiết kế mỏng nhẹ bắt mắt, màn hình 120Hz, hiệu năng tốt, camera 108MP, giá chỉ từ 9,3 triệu đồng
Source: Viettelstore VN→EN
Positive: Slim size; light weight; beautiful design; nice display; decent performance; good cameras; attractive price.
Hands-On, online available, Medium, Date: 07/12/2022
Review Xiaomi 12 Lite 5G: Ringan, Cantik, Tapi Gaming Pun Mantap di 5 Jutaan!
Source: Jagat Review ID→EN
Positive: Nice cameras; great display; high performance; good cooling system; support 5G; elegant design; slim size; light weight; decent speakers; NFC module; fast charging. Negative: No headphone jack; weak processor; no microSD card reader.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/20/2022
85% مراجعة لهاتف Xiaomi 12 Lite أفضل هاتف في الفئة المتوسطة في 2022
Source: Unlimited Tech →EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/25/2022
Rating: Total score: 85%

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 642L: Graphics chip for smartphones and tablets that is integrated within the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G SoC. Qualcomm claims that it is 40% faster than the Adreno 620.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


SD 778G 5G: Fast mid-range ARM SoC with 8 CPU Kryo 670 cores (four fast ARM Cortex-A78 core at up to 2.4 GHz and four small ARM Cortex-A55 cores at up to 1.8 GHz) and an integrated X53 5G modem (up to 3300 Mbps download). The SoC is manufactured in the modern 6 nm process at TSMC.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


6.55":

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.173 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Xiaomi:

Xiaomi Tech was founded as a Chinese smartphone producer in 2010 and soon reached high market shares in its home market. Although Xiaomi is not one of the Top 5 smartphone manufacturers worldwide in 2016, it is nevertheless one of the big global players in this market segment.

Since 2015 there are many reviews. The ratings have been above average since 2016.


84.54%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2022-09- 1)