Redmi 12C With 6.71-Inch HD Plus Display launches in Kenya for Ksh.14,000

Xiaomi on Monday announced the official launch of Redmi 12C, its latest entry-level smartphone into the Kenyan market. 

Powered by a MediaTek Helio G85 SoC, the Redmi 12C will be available starting today for Ksh. 13,999 in all Xiaomi Stores, Retail partner stores, and Jumia. 

Other features to check out include a 6.71-inch LCD HD+ display with a resolution of 1650 x 720 pixels. The screen has a 20.6:9 aspect ratio, a 1500:1 contrast ratio, and a peak brightness level of 500 nits. 

The Redmi 12C runs MIUI 13 based on Android 12 and comes with two years of Android updates and three years of security updates.

As far as the cameras are concerned, the Redmi 12C features a 50-megapixel primary along with a secondary QVGA lens for depth information. There is a 5-megapixel selfie camera housed in a centrally aligned waterdrop notch at the top of the display.  The rear cameras can record videos up to 1080p at 30 frames per second (fps).

The Redmi 12C comes with a 5,000mAh battery with support for 10W charging. The company claims on a single charge, you can enjoy 20 hours of video playback or 13 hours of non-stop gaming. And when you’re not using it, it has a standby time of 21 days. 

Other features include a rear fingerprint scanner, AI Create unlock, dual SIM support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, FM Radio, and a 3.5mm audio jack.

The Redmi 12C is available in Graphic Gray, Ocean Blue, or Mint Green color options and comes in It will come in three variants; 3GB+32GB at Kshs 13,999, 3GB + 64GB at Kshs 14,999, and 4GB + 128GB at Kshs 17,299. 

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