Redmi Note 12R launched as the first phone with Snapdragon 4 Gen 2

Redmi Note 12R Price in Nepal 2023 Specifications Where to Buy
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Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi launched the Note 12 series in the global market some months ago. Under the same lineup, it also sneakily launched the Redmi Note 12R Pro smartphone in China a few weeks back. And now, Redmi Note 12R is here with Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 processor. So, let’s delve into the specs, features, and expected price of the Redmi Note 12R in Nepal in this article.

Redmi Note 12R Overview:

Snapdragon 4 Gen 2

Running the show on the core is a Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 on the Redmi Note 12R. This makes it the first phone to pack the latest midrange chip from Qualcomm. This new 5G silicon is based on Samsung’s 4nm node and offers a slight improvement over its predecessor, Snapdragon 4 Gen 1. You get two Arm Cortex-A78 performance cores clocked at 2.2 GHz with six Cortex-A55 efficiency cores at 1.95 GHz and an Adreno 619 GPU.

Snapdragon 4 Gen 2

In terms of memory and storage, the chipset is paired with up to 8GB RAM and 256GB of internal storage. And the Redmi Note 12R boots on MIUI 14 based on Android 13.

Design and Display

Design-wise, the Note 12R gets a similar tone as the Redmi 12. It retains the boxy form factor with 8.7mm flat frames. You get a punch-hole cutout for the front camera while the rear panel hosts the two sensors and an LED flash in a protruding lens. The screen here is a 6.79-inch FHD+ IPS LCD panel with a 90Hz refresh rate. Redmi Note 12R is available in Midnight Black, Sky Fantasy, and Time Blue color options.

Redmi Note 12R Design and Display


Getting to the optics, Redmi has opted for a dual camera setup here. It sports a 50MP main camera alongside a 2MP depth-sensing unit. On the front, you get a 5MP sensor for snapping selfies and taking video calls.

Battery and Others

Powering the phone is a 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. The connectivity options on this phone include WiFi 5, Bluetooth, GPS, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port.

Redmi Note 12R Specifications:

  • Display: 6.79-inch LCD, 90Hz refresh rate
  • Resolution: Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels)
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 5G (4nm)
  • Memory: 4/6/8GB RAM, 128/256GB storage (expandable)
  • Software & UI: Android 13 with MIUI 14 on top
  • Rear Camera: Dual (50MP main, 2MP depth)
  • Front Camera: 5MP (hole-punch cutout)
  • Battery: 5000mAh with 18W charging
  • Security: Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, 2D face unlock
  • Connectivity: 5G, WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.3, GPS, NFC, USB-C, 3.5mm headphone jack

Redmi Note 12R Price in Nepal and Availability

The official price of Redmi Note 12R starts at CNY 999 for the base 4/128GB version in China. We can expect the Redmi Note 12R price in Nepal to start from NPR 20,999 if and when it launches here.

Redmi Note 12R Price in China Price in Nepal (Expected)
4/128GB CNY 999 NPR 20,999
6/128GB CNY 1,099 NPR 22,999
8/128GB CNY 1,499 NPR 31,499
8/256GB CNY 1,799 NPR 37,999