Tech giant Realme has been teasing the launch of its next ‘Pro Number’ Series for a while now and finally, the date has been confirmed. Realme will launch the Realme 12 Pro Series in India on 29th January at 12 PM IST. The series will include Realme 12 Pro and Realme 12 Pro Plus 5G smartphones that will succeed the Realme 11 Pro and Realme 11 Pro Plus launched in 2023. In the last few weeks, there have been various tidbits of information about the design and specs of the series that have been teased.
Let us have a look at what we know so far.
Realme 12 Pro Series: Unchanged Design…New Colors?
Realme has officially unveiled the design and one of the color options of one model. Looking at the image, it feels as if the brand has kept the design similar to the 11 Pro Series but has modified the colors. While last year’s smartphones came in green, black, and beige shades, this time they will be launched in white, blue, and maybe black options.
The render shared by Realme shows the device featuring a circular camera module with a golden dial in the center top side of the back panel. It is being called the Submarine Blue color option. Reports claim that the Pro model will come in Navigator Beige and Submarine Blue shades while the Realme 12 Pro Plus might come in Explorer Red color.
Realme is collaborating with Olivier Saveo, luxury watch designer, and Rolex Watches for the Realme 12 Pro Series.
Realme 12 Pro Series: Expected specs and features
The Realme 12 Pro 5G is said to be powered by a Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 chipset and in 3 storage variants- 12GB+256GB, 8GB+128GB, and 8GB+256GB. It has been confirmed to have a 50MP Sony IMX890 main sensor at the back with OIS support. There might be a 32MP telephoto camera with 2x optical zoom as a secondary lens and a 16MP snapper at the front.
The Realme 12 Pro Plus 5G might get a Snapdragon 7s gen 2 SoC with up to 12GB RAM and up to 256GB storage. Along with a 50MP main camera, there is expected to be an OmniVision OV64B periscope telephoto shooter and support for up to 6x lossless zoom and 120x digital zoom. For selfies and video calls, there might be a 32MP snapper at the front.
Both models are said to have a 5000mAh battery with 67W wired fast charging and sport a 6.7-inch curved FHD+ AMOLED panel with a 120Hz refresh rate. These will ship with Android 14-based Realme UI 5 out of the box and have in-display fingerprint sensors as well.
Details about the price, availability, and sale dates will be unveiled on the launch day.