There are many mid-range phone options in a very competitive market. But there's a lot to like about the Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro + 5G.
Let's count them - a 5,000mAh battery with 120W fast charging, a 120Hz refresh rate, an AMOLED panel, premium looks and yes, a 200MP main camera usually reserved for flagship and high-end phones.
That's bad news for other so-called "mid-range guards" who don't offer the Note 12 Pro+'s 3.5mm audio jack and infrared blaster.
Design and construction
Users who like the design and feel of the Xiaomi flagship 13 Pro can "checkout" the similar Note 12 Pro+ 5G, which combines a curved 3D arch on the back with angular sides for a premium feel without the high price tag. .
The Redmi Note 12 Pro+ 5G is a pretty solid phone despite its 210g weight and 8.98mm thickness, but that's not a problem.
Like the rest of the Redmi Note 12 series, the Pro+ is dust and splash resistant (not water resistant), with a 6.67-inch AMOLED display Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels resolution), 120Hz refresh rate for easier swiping and swiping (it dial down (up to 60Hz when you stop interacting with it to save power) and Gorilla Glass protection.
Depending on the settings you change, the panels look nice and accurate, with a good balance of sharpness and contrast.
For audiophiles, there's a standard headphone jack, as well as a pair of Dolby Atmos stereo speakers for good sound quality, vocals and bass.
Another unique feature of the Note 12 Pro+ is a handy app for remote control of your device.
Battery is charging
People on the road will love the 30-minute charge time from zero to 100% In forced mode, it's only 23 minutes. Its powerful 5000 mAh battery is enough for all your smartphone needs during the day.
The star of the show is undoubtedly the 200MP main camera (1/1.4″ sensor size, f/1.65 aperture, 7P lens, OIS), which is part of a triple rear camera setup – the other two are 8MP ultra-wide cameras. Camera (f2.2, field of view 119 degrees) and 2-megapixel (f/2.4) macro camera.
This is certainly good news for those who want their cameras to be big and bold, but aren't going to spend a fortune on flagship models that cost double or triple the price.
The original shooter's visuals are quite impressive, with lots of detail, no noise, and true-to-life colors. On the other hand, 2MP macro shots are decent, with plenty of detail, low noise and rich colors.
When low-light conditions are detected, the Pro+ automatically applies Night Mode processing, resulting in decent photos with good color, but acceptable levels of detail.
When recording video, the main camera supports 4K video recording at 30 frames per second, delivering best-in-class video with exceptional detail, balanced natural look, accurate colors and excellent contrast.
Since the phone has an IR blaster, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro + Plus 5G is equipped with a MediaTek Dimensity 1080 processor, which is an upgrade from last year's Dimensity 920 Redmi Note 11 Pro.
Xiaomi still opts for MediaTek in many of its Redmi phones over the Qualcomm chips typically found in flagship models. But the performance is not slow, like browsing the web, sending messages, taking photos, watching videos, listening to music, among other things, everything is very easy.
It comes with 256GB of storage, but it's not expandable via microSD, which you usually find in midrange devices like this.
The Redmi Pro+ offers great bang for your buck and is worth your hard-earned pesos, especially if you're looking for a very powerful mid-range camera phone. Also, fast charging, bright screen, big battery, great imaging system and premium feel are good reasons to buy. With the release of the Redmi Note Pro+ 5G, Xiaomi has once again proven that you don't have to break the bank before buying a great phone.