Xiaomi is preparing to announce its upcoming flagship smartphones this year after confirming the partnership with Leica will introduce its first flagship smartphone in July. This should be the Xiaomi 12 Ultra with the latest flagship Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor. Now, the new rumors from leaker Digital Chat Station said that the phone has been certified by TENAA with the model number 2203121C, and also said that the Xiaomi 13 and Xiaomi 13 Pro could introduce in November.
The Xiaomi 13 and Xiaomi 13 Pro are expected to be powered by the upcoming Snapdragon 8 Gen2 processor with Android 13 out of the box and feature the latest 2K display, as per the leaker. Before these, the Xiaomi 12S and Xiaomi 12S Pro will be introduced soon, according to the leaker. Xiaomi phones with L1, L3S, L2S, and L2M with model numbers 2203121C, 2206123SC, 2206122SC, and 2207122MC have been certified. The L1, L2S, and L3S will be three new flagships phone with Snapdragon 8+ Gen1 SoC, and all will have up to 12GB of RAM with 512GB of storage.
As we know that the 2203121C will be Xiaomi 12 Ultra, but the other two are expected to be Xiaomi 12S and Xiaomi 12S Pro as the successors of Xiaomi 12 and 12 Pro. In addition to the SoC upgrade, these are also said to use Leica camera tech, but the design will remain the same.
Xiaomi 12S (D), 12S 5G, and 12S Pro -
Xiaomi 12s 5G (L3S) phone has surfaced on Geekbench with model number 2206123SC revealing the single-core score is 1328 and a Multi-core score is 4234 which is higher than the previous chip. The back image of the phone also leaked which shows the same design as Xiaomi 12 series, and has the text 'LEICA' on the camera module. According to the rumors, It will feature an OLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, a 50MP main rear camera in collaboration with LEICA, Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC, Android 12, up to 12GB RAM, and support 67W fast charging.
Xiaomi 12S Dimensity Edition will be powered by Dimensity 9000 said to be the L2M model, but without a Leica camera and 67W fast charging compared to 120W charging in the Xiaomi 12S Pro. This could be the cheapest model in the Xiaomi 12 series.
These Xiaomi 12S series phones could be introduced alongside the Xiaomi 12 Ultra in the upcoming month. We should know more details and the full specifications of the phones in the coming weeks.