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


129
camera
Overall Camera Score i
129
46
Oppo A16s 5G
BEST 147

Sub-scores

Photo i
136
50
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G
BEST 150
Bokeh i
70
25
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 80
Top score
Huawei P50 Pro
Preview i
70
34
Fairphone 4
BEST 81
Zoom i
102
22
Vivo Y76 5G
BEST 151
Video i
125
31
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 146

Use Cases

BEST 134

Friends & Family

Portrait and group photos and videos

BEST 112

Lowlight

Photos and videos in lowlight conditions

122
display
Overall Display Score i
122
52
Realme C21
BEST 149

Sub-scores

Readability i
124
40
Realme C21
BEST 160
Color i
140
49
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
BEST 159
Top score
Realme GT 2 Pro
Video i
107
40
Realme C21
Motion i
132
54
Realme C21
BEST 155
Top score
Huawei P40 Pro
Touch i
107
40
Realme C21
BEST 165
Top score
OnePlus 9
Artifacts i
116
40
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 149
Top score
LG Wing
129
audio
Overall Audio Score i
129
86
Vivo X60 Pro 5G (Snapdragon)
BEST 161

Sub-scores & Use Cases

Playback i
127
74
Nokia 7.2
BEST 163

Use Cases

BEST 172

Listening to music

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 161

Watching videos

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 156

Gaming

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

Recording i
132
88
Fairphone 4
BEST 157

Use Cases

BEST 156

Friends & Family videos

With the smartphone's main camera

BEST 164

Selfie videos

With the smartphone's selfie camera

BEST 150

Concert videos

With the smartphone's main camera

76
battery
Overall Battery Score i
76
75
Samsung Galaxy S22 (Exynos)
BEST 146
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Sub-scores

Autonomy i
55
55
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 182
Top score
Wiko Power U30
Charging i
154
72
Wiko Power U20
BEST 181
Top score
Realme GT Neo 3
Efficiency i
47
47
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 154
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Key performances

Battery Life
1 days 10h
Battery Life
0-80% Charge
0h21
0-80% Charge
Full Charge
0h29
Full Charge
after 5-minute charge
6h Autonomy
after 5-minute charge

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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