Redmi Note 12 Turbo tipped to be rebranded as POCO X5 GT globally


HIGHLIGHTS

  • Redmi Note 12 Turbo is tipped to be rebranded as POCO X5 GT globally.
  • The handset has been spotted on the IMEI database with the model number 23049RAD8C.
  • Redmi Note 12 Turbo will be exclusive to China market.

Redmi Note 12 Turbo is rumoured to be launching soon in China as a new entrant to the Redmi Note 12 lineup that already has five models. The phone had appeared on China’s 3C certification which revealed it would come with 67W fast charging support. Now, a new report by Xiaomiui claims that the Redmi Note 12 Turbo will launch as the POCO X5 GT in the global markets. The publication has spotted the upcoming Redmi Note 12 Turbo with the model number 23049RAD8C on the IMEI database alongside two other POCO phones.

While the Redmi Note 12 Turbo will be exclusive to the China market, the handset will launch in global markets including India under POCO branding. This isn’t the first time that a Redmi phone is rebranded under the POCO name. This also makes the POCO X5 GT the company’s first X GT series model in India.


Redmi Note 12 Turbo specifications

Redmi Note 12 Turbo is tipped to come with a 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, a punch-hole cutout for the selfie snapper, and narrow bezels. Powering the phone is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen2 SoC paired with Adreno GPU for graphics. The chipset is paired with up to 12GB RAM and 512GB storage. The handset is likely to boot Android 13-based MIUI 14 skin out of the box.

Moving to optics, the Redmi Note 12 Turbo Edition is said to come with a 50MP primary sensor, an 8MP secondary shooter, and a 2MP third lens. The front camera details are unknown at the moment. The handset is said to pack an in-display fingerprint sensor for security. Connectivity features could include 5G, 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and a USB Type-C port for charging.

The phone might come with an IR Blaster, a boxy design, and rounded edges. The Redmi Note 12 Turbo is said to pack a 5,500mAh battery with 67W fast charging support.


Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Turbo Price, Launch Date

Expected Price: Rs. 19,999
Release Date: 17-May-2023 (Expected)
Variant: 8 GB RAM / 128 GB internal storage
Phone Status: Rumoured

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