Redmi Note 12S is a familiar device with a new design

Redmi Note 12S Price in Nepal
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Looks like, Xiaomi is into refreshing old smartphones. The brand recently rebranded the Note 10 Pro Max as the Note 12 Pro 4G with a few changes. And now, the Redmi Note 12S also joins the race with specs borrowed from the Note 11S. In this article, we’ll walk through the specs, features, and expected price of the Redmi Note 12S in Nepal.

Redmi Note 12S Overview:

Design and Display

Except for the camera module, the Note 12S boasts a similar design to its predecessor, the Note 11S. You get the same flat frames and a similar form factor with an IP53 rating here. Besides that, the button placements are identical along with the speaker grill on the device’s top frame.

Redmi Note 12S Design and Display

On the front side, the phone features the same 6.43-inch AMOLED hole punch display with FHD+ resolution and a 90Hz refresh rate. Redmi has also retained an IR blaster. And the device is available in Onyx Black, Ice Blue, and Pearl Green color options.


Not a surprise! Redmi Note 12S uses the same MediaTek Helio G96 processor. For reference, Helio G96 (12nm) has an octa-core CPU with two Cortex-A76 (@2.05 GHz) and six Cortex-A55 cores (@2.0 GHz). Whereas on the graphics side of things, it brings Mali-G57 MC2 GPU.

MediaTek Helio G96 SoC

And the chip is coupled with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. Users can also virtually expand the RAM to up to 13GB while the storage expansion is up to 1TB via a microSD card. On the software side, the Redmi Note 12S boots on MIUI 14 built on top of Android 13.


Coming to the optics, the Note 12S sports a triple camera setup, unlike the quad one of its predecessor. Nevertheless, the main camera is the same 108MP shooter, followed by an 8MP ultrawide and a 2MP macro sensor. Upfront, you get a 16MP selfie snapper.

Rest of the specs

Furthermore, this Redmi Note phone packs a 5000mAh battery under the hood with support for 33W charging. As for the connectivity options, it includes, 4G, WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port. You also get a side-mounted fingerprint scanner for biometrics security.

Redmi Note 12S Specifications:

  • Display: 6.43-inch AMOLED panel, 90Hz refresh rate
  • Resolution: FHD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels)
  • Chipset: MediaTek Helio G96 (12nm)
  • Rear Camera: Triple; 108MP main, 8MP ultrawide, 2MP macro
  • Front Camera: 16MP
  • Security: Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
  • Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, USB Type-C
  • Others: IR sensor, 3.5mm audio jack, Stereo speakers, Hi-Res audio
  • Battery: 5000mAh with 33W fast charging
  • Color options: Onyx Black, Ice Blue, and Pearl Green

Redmi Note 12S Price in Nepal and Availability

The official price of Redmi Note 12S in Europe begins at EUR 289. As European pricing is generally higher, we can expect the Redmi Note 12S price in Nepal to start from NPR 30,999 if and when it launches here.

Smartphone Price in Europe (Starts From) Price in Nepal (Expected)
Redmi Note 12S EUR 289 NPR 30,999