Xiaomi 12S, Xiaomi 12S Pro and Xiaomi Mix Fold 2: flagship upgrades
Details about the new products and the timing of their release
Almost four months have passed since the premiere of the Xiaomi 12 series, which only recently reached the global market. It could be assumed that Xiaomi 12 Ultra, Xiaomi 12T and Xiaomi 12T Pro would also join this family, but it turned out that these are not the only new items that will join the ranks of the line.
There is a rumor on the net that Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12 Pro will receive improved versions, which will be called Xiaomi 12S and Xiaomi 12S Pro. These models were recently seen in the EMEI database, where 2206122SC is the Xiaomi 12S Pro model number, 2206123SC is the Xiaomi 12S.
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Among the characteristics of the new products, only the presence of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Plus processor is noted, which will be an improved version of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, which will be produced by TSMC. Xiaomi 12S and Xiaomi 12S Pro should be presented in the summer.
The company also plans to release the second generation of the folding Xiaomi Mix Fold and the announcement of the novelty may come in June. According to rumors, the main camera of Xiaomi Mix Fold 2 will be designed in the same way as Xiaomi 12 Ultra: a massive round block with several image sensors. The smartphone is expected to offer a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip, the second generation of the proprietary Surge C1 image processor, a flexible 8-inch panel with a high screen refresh rate. We should also work on reducing the crease at the fold.