Xiaomi announced earlier today that December 28th will be the launch date for the 12 series, then followed up with new information, indicating that only two flagships will be released.
According to previous reports, the devices will have curved screens on all four sides, which conflicts with this new information. These are likely the Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12 Pro.
Both devices will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset, which was detailed in a separate Weibo blog post. Xiaomi’s headquarters is abuzz with excitement about the new Qualcomm platform, but consumers care more about real-world results.
The Geekbench test on a Xiaomi 12 unit, on the other hand, shows that it performs roughly 8% to 10% better than phones powered by the Snapdragon 888 Plus.