POCO X5 GT could launch as a rebranded “Redmi Note 12 Turbo”

POCO X5 GT Rumors
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Xiaomi is planning to introduce a new member to its Note 12 series, according to a few Weibo leaks. The upcoming Redmi Note 12 Turbo is expected to be released in China first, and it seems that the rest of the world will get to know it as “POCO X5 GT” instead.

POCO X5 GT rumors:

As per Xiaomiui, it has found listings for “23049RAD8C”, “23049PCD8I”, and “23049PCD8G” in the IMEI database. Where the “23049RAD8C” is believed to be Redmi Note 12 Turbo for China. In this case, “I”, “G”, and “C” in those model numbers refer to the Indian, Global, and Chinese versions of the phone, respectively.

Furthermore, the letters “RA” and “PC” stand for Redmi and POCO. We can see that the numbers in this listing are the same, which means that the Redmi Note 12 Turbo will be known as the POCO X5 GT in the global market.

POCO X5 GT - IMEI Listing Xiaomiui
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The IMEI database did not contain any specifications of the phone. However, previous Weibo leaks have revealed some details about Redmi Note 12 Turbo. And since the POCO X5 GT will be a rebranded version of this phone, their specifications will most likely be exactly the same.

Redmi Note 12 Turbo Rumored Specs:

The Note 12 Turbo could bring a 6.67″ FHD+ 120Hz OLED panel and an in-display fingerprint scanner, which is a first for the Redmi Note lineup. It may have a triple camera on the back, including a 50MP primary, an 8MP ultra-wide, and a third sensor which is unknown for now. But it could be a 2MP macro shooter like other phones in the Redmi Note 12 series.

Snapdragon 7 Gen 2 will be handling the performance side of things. Qualcomm hasn’t announced this chip yet, but it is rumored to be based on TSMC‘s 4nm process.

snapdragon 7 Gen 2

Likewise, the phone is expected to have a 5500mAh battery with 67W fast charging support. These phones will most likely ship with MIUI 14, just like other phones in the POCO X5 lineup.

POCO X5 GT Price and Availability

Rumors suggest the Redmi Note 12 Turbo could debut in China in April or May later this year. Whereas the POCO X5 GT might launch in the global market a couple months later. As of now, there’s no info regarding their price.

  • Meanwhile, check our review of POCO X5 Pro