Xiaomi 12S Ultra launched with 6.73-inch 2K 120Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC, 50MP IMX989 1-inch sensor, Leica optics

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Xiaomi also launched its latest premium camera smartphone the Xiaomi 12S Ultra in China, along with Xiaomi 12S and 12S Pro. It also has the same 6.73-inch 2K OLED 1-120Hz LTPO display with HDR10+ and Dolby Vision, 16000 brightness-level adjustments, and an In-display fingerprint sensor.

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It runs on the latest Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor as the 12 Pro, and has the latest heat dissipation system, similar to the biological mechanism leaves on a plant may use to absorb water. It has up to 12GB LPDDR5 6400Mbps RAM with up to 512GB UFS 3.1 storage and is based on Android 12 with MIUI 13. 

Camera Features -

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According to the company, the Xiaomi 12S Ultra’s primary camera adopts an 8P aspheric lens to address common photography issues such as flare, ghosting, and chromatic aberration, the camera module of the Xiaomi 12S Ultra also adds anti-glare lens coating, lens edge ink coating, cyclic olefin copolymer material, and infrared light filter with spin coating technology.

The advanced optical design, Xiaomi 12S Series “co-engineered with Leica” also utilizes Leica imaging profiles, inheriting Leica’s century-old image aesthetic and reproducing Leica’s tone and aesthetics with the aid of cutting-edge algorithms, as per the company.

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The Xiaomi 12S Ultra has a 50MP primary rear camera with Sony’s IMX989 1″ sensor with a Quad-Bayer pixel array that individual pixel sizes reaching 1.6μm. After pixel binning, this reaches 3.2μm, reducing noise, extending dynamic range, increasing light captured, and achieving overall better imagery in low-light conditions, according to Xiaomi. The Xiaomi 12S Ultra is the first Android device to support Dolby Vision HDR video recording and playback.

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The Xiaomi 12S Ultra uses HyperOIS for ultra-stable performance, offering continuous compensation for movement during video recording. Along with a 48MP ultra-wide camera, and also has a 48MP periscope telephoto camera with 5X optical zoom and up to 120X digital zoom.

Charging Features -

Xiaomi Surge G1 and P1 charging chip

The Xiaomi 12S Ultra is the first flagship model to be equipped with two proprietary Xiaomi Surge chips, Xiaomi Surge P1 fast-charging chipset and Xiaomi Surge G1 battery management chipset, offering great improvements in battery management and overall user experience.

The Xiaomi Surge Battery Management System features a 4,860mAh single-cell silicon-oxygen anode battery and Xiaomi Surge P1 fast-charging chipset, which also supports up to a 16A output current with 96.8% conversion efficiency. It supports 67W wired fast charging, 50W wireless fast charging, and 10W reverse wireless charging. It comes with adaptive charging to prevent the battery from overcharging, thereby increasing the number of charge cycles by 25%.

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Xiaomi 12S Ultra Specifications -

Display6.73-inch (3200 x 1440 pixels) Full HD+ AMOLED 20:9 HDR10 + display, 1-120Hz refresh rate, 480Hz touch sampling rate, up to 1500 nits brightness, 8,000,000:1 (Min) contrast ratio, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection
ProcessorUp to 3.2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 8 Gen+ 1 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno next-gen GPU
RAM/Storage8GB / 12GB LPPDDR5 6400Mbps RAM with 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage / 12GB LPPDDR5 6400Mbps RAM with 512GB UFS 3.1 storage
OS/UIMIUI 13 based on Android 12
SIMDual SIM (nano + nano)
Rear Cameras50MP rear camera with 1″ Sony IMX989 sensor, f/1.9 aperture, 23mm focal length, OIS, LED flash, 48MP 1/2″ Sony IMX586 128° ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture, 48MP 1/2″ Sony IMX586 periscope telephoto camera with f/4.1 aperture, 120mm equivalent focal length, OIS, 5x optical zoom, up to 120x digital zoom, Leica Summicron optics, Dolby Vision HDR video recording, 8K video recording
Front Camera32MP RGBW front-facing camera
FeaturesIn-display fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor, USB Type-C audio, Hi-Res audio, Dual speakers, Harman Kardon tuning, Dolby Atmos, Dust and water-resistant (IP68)
Weight 225g
Connectivity5G SA/NSA,Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6E 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS (L1 + L5), NavIC, USB Type-C, NFC
Battery/Charger4860mAh (Typical) battery with 67W wired fast charging, 50W wireless second charge / 10W Wireless rechargeable

The Xiaomi 12S Ultra comes in Classic Black and Verdant Green colors, and it will be available from July 8th in China, and the pre-order has started now.

Xiaomi 12S Ultra Prices are -

  • 8GB RAM/256GB storage version - 5,999 yuan (US$ 895 / Rs. 70,685 approx.)
  • 12GB RAM/256GB storage version - 6499 yuan (US$ 969 / Rs. 76,600 approx.)
  • 12GB RAM/512GB storage version - 6,999 yuan (US$ 1044 / Rs. 82,465 approx.)