Xiaomi 12 Pro

Released March 2022

Ultra-Premium (>$800)
Xiaomi 12 Pro

Summary


Pros

  • Captures high level of detail in most conditions in photo and video
  • Fast and repeatable autofocus
  • Very good performance at capturing images at night (one of the best devices tested so far)
  • Effective video stabilization against strong motion
  • Wide stereo image rendering for both capture and playback applications
  • Pleasant sound signature in capture
  • Faithful color rendering indoors
  • Smooth touch interactions when browsing the web
  • Excellent overall charging experience

Cons

  • Artifacts in HDR scenes due to heavy processing
  • Lack of a long-range zoom
  • Underexposed subjects in low light videos
  • Quite dark sound signature in playback
  • Not suited for recording concerts and shows
  • Ads in the main music app
  • Low brightness and visible frame drops when watching videos
  • Very weak autonomy overall, delivering less than 2 days of autonomy for a moderate usage
  • High discharge currents in most use cases, particularly on streaming video & music, and when using social apps on the go

Scores


131
camera
Overall Camera Score i
131
76
Samsung Galaxy A50
BEST 146
Photo i
141
81
Samsung Galaxy A50
BEST 153
Zoom i
65
23
Apple iPhone SE (2020)
BEST 107
Video i
111
67
Samsung Galaxy A50
BEST 119
85
display
Overall Display Score i
85
43
Realme C21
BEST 99
Readability i
67
33
Realme C21
BEST 76
Color i
86
60
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
BEST 91
Top score
Oppo Find X5 Pro
Video i
64
29
Realme C21
Motion i
81
58
Realme C21
BEST 87
Top score
Huawei P40 Pro
Touch i
66
43
Realme C21
BEST 85
Top score
OnePlus 9
Artifacts i
79
66
Realme C21
BEST 86
70
audio
Overall Audio Score i
70
41
Nokia 7.2
BEST 86
Playback i
69
33
Nokia 7.2
BEST 86
Recording i
70
39
Black Shark 2 Pro
BEST 86
46
battery
Overall Battery Score i
46
45
Samsung Galaxy S22 (Exynos)
BEST 96
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G
Autonomy i
31
31
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 98
Top score
Wiko Power U30
Charging i
103
50
Wiko Power U20
BEST 121
Top score
Realme GT Neo 3
Efficiency i
35
35
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 102
Charging Time
1 days 10h
Battery Life
Charging Time
0h21
0-80% Charging Time
Charging Time
0h29
Full Charging Time

Specifications


163.6 x 74.6 x 8.16mm

Dimensions

5G
Dual SIM

Network

No water protection
No IP rating

Protection

Wireless

Charging

128/256 GB

Storage

Wide, Ultra-Wide, Tele

Main camera
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