Xiaomi 12S Ultra

Released July 2022

Ultra-Premium (>$800)
Xiaomi 12S Ultra

Summary


Pros

  • Excellent overall image quality in most use cases
  • Particularly good performance on color as well as exposure and level of details
  • Strong photo performance at night, with a very wide dynamic range, making it ideal for night cityscapes
  • Excellent ultra-wide and zoom performance at all distances, particularly long range, thanks to its dedicated tele lens
  • High-level video quality: extended dynamic range, natural texture rendering and good exposure
  • Versatile camera, offering 2 different image signatures for each user to choose from, rendering similar image quality

Cons

  • Not capturing the moment in low-light conditions and high contrasted scenes when compared with other ultra-premium flagship devices
  • Lack of image consistency, resulting in disparities among images, even sometimes between consecutive shots
  • What is previewed is not exactly what is captured: the preview does not match the final image

Scores


136
camera
Overall Camera Score i
136
46
Oppo A16s 5G
BEST 147

Sub-scores

Photo i
137
50
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G
BEST 150
Bokeh i
65
25
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 80
Top score
Huawei P50 Pro
Preview i
63
34
Fairphone 4
BEST 81
Zoom i
136
22
Vivo Y76 5G
BEST 151
Video i
129
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

Specifications


163.17 x 74.97 x 9.06mm

Dimensions

5G
Dual SIM

Network

Water resistant
IP68

Protection

Wireless

Charging

256/512 GB

Storage

Wide, Tele, Ultra-Wide

Main camera
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