Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 5G: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 5G. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

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Basics

Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G
Global · 6GB · 64GB
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 5G
Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 5G
Global · 4GB · 128GB
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Score

Ki Cost-effective
Score
8.1 Ki Cost-effective
Score
7.8 Ki Cost-effective
Score
Design and Screen score 7.5Design & Materials 7.0Design & Materials
Performance and Hardware score 6.6Performance & Hardware 6.7Performance & Hardware
Camera score 6.8Camera 6.1Camera
Connectivity score 8.2 Connectivity 7.9 Connectivity
Battery score 7.4 Battery 7.6 Battery

User reviews

User score
8.3
48 reviews
8.2
11 reviews

Technical specifications of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 5G

Specs stores to buy Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G
Global · 6GB · 64GB
Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 5G price compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 5G
Global · 4GB · 128GB
Inches 6.67" 6.67"
Resolution FHD+ FHD+
Usable surface 87% useful 84% useful
Aspect Ratio 20:9 20:9
Dimensions 76.1 mm
161.2 mm
8.1 mm
76.2 mm
165.9 mm
8.0 mm
Weight 202 g 188 g
Micro SnapD. 695
Octa-Core
SnapD. 4 Gen1
Octa-Core
RAM 6 GB RAM 4 GB RAM
Storage 64 GB 128 GB
AnTuTu 405.259
v9
460.800
v10
Battery 5000 mAh 5000 mAh
Main Camera 1
108 Mpx · ƒ/1.9
S5KHM2
2 3
1
48 Mpx · ƒ/1.8
S5KJN1 (48MP)
2 3
Selfie Camera SELF 16 Mpx · ƒ/2.4 SELF 13 Mpx · ƒ/2.45
Bands
OS Android 11 Red Velvet Cake Android 12 Snow Cone


About this comparison

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G and Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 5G are two mid-range phones released by Xiaomi, with the former appearing in 2021 and the latter in 2022. The Note 11 Pro 5G is the more powerful of the two, and boasts a Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 (SM6375) processor and a 6GB or 8GB LPDDR4X RAM, while the Note 12 5G features a Qualcomm Snapdargon 4 Gen 1 (SM4375) processor and 4GB, 6GB or 8GB LPDDR4X RAM.

Design wise, both phones feature Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and 3 respectively, with the Note 11 Pro 5G having the higher usable surface at 87.1%, compared to the Note 12 5G’s 84.5%.

In terms of screen, the Note 11 Pro 5G sports an AMOLED screen of 6.67 inches with 1080x2400 resolution (FHD+), at a refresh rate of 120 Hz and peak brightness of 1200 cd/m², as well as a contrast ratio of 4500000:1 and HDR10. Meanwhile, the Note 12 5G features an Oled screen of the same size and resolution, but with a 13 cd/m² lower brightness and no HDR10.

The Note 11 Pro 5G offers a triple camera configuration with Samsung S5KHM2, Sony IMX355 and GalaxyCore GC02M1 sensors. It also has a 6P lens giving ultra wide angle of 118º, plus a 16.0Mpx selfie camera with f/2.4 on its Omnivision OV16A1Q sensor. On its part, the Note 12 5G also obtains a triple camera configuration made up of a Samsung S5KJN1 (48MP) sensor for its main shooter, with an Omnivision OV08D10 8Mpx sensor plus another 2.0Mpx macro lens, as well as a 13.0Mpx selfie camera with f/2.45 and pixel size of 1.120.

When it comes to Connectivity, both phones feature Bluetooth 5.2 and 5.1 respectively, along with Dual SIM and NFC options. The Note 11 Pro 5G adds an audio jack and infrared, whereas the Note 12 5G packs WiFi 6 (802.11ax) and GPS (L1+L5).

On the battery side, each device comes with a 5000mAh capacity and offers fast charge support. The Note 11 Pro 5G presents a total of 67.0W, while the Note 12 5G has 33.0W.

Meanwhile, in terms of sound quality, the Note 11 Pro 5G stands out with its Stereo Speakers, Hi-Res Audio and Dolby Atmos, as well as its UFS Storage 2.2 with 128GB and 256GB versions, plus a 64GB option. In comparison, the Note 12 5G offers UFS Storage 2.2 with both 128GB and 256GB options, with no external storage or MicroSD slot.

Both phones provide an impressive list of specs and features, making them perfect for anyone looking for a mid-range device equipped with all the latest tech. The Note 11 Pro 5G has the edge thanks to its more powerful internals and higher refresh rate, but the Note 12 5G still offers an interesting set of specs at more affordable price.

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Brand

Brand Xiaomi Xiaomi
Aliases 2201116SG 22111317G

Release Date

Release date October 2021,
2 years ago
October 2022,
1 year ago
State On Sale On Sale
Market Global Global

Design & Materials

Structure

Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G
Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 5G
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G
Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 5G
Size
76.1 mm 161.2 mm 8.1 mm
Print 3D Model
76.2 mm 165.9 mm 8.0 mm
Print 3D Model
Weight 202 g 188 g
Usable surface 87 % 84 %
Materials Polycarbonate, Glass Plastic
Resistance IP53 IP53
Colors
Black

White

Blue
Blue

Gray

Green

Screen

Diagonal 6.67" 6.67"
Type AMOLED Oled E2 Pro
Aspect Ratio 20:9 20:9
Resolution FHD+
1080 x 2400 px
FHD+
1080 x 2400 px
Density 395 Pixels per inch 395 Pixels per inch

Others

Others
  • Hole-punch Notch
  • Refresh rate 120 Hz
  • Touch sampling rate 360 Hz
  • Peak brightness - 1200 cd/m²
  • Max brightness HBM - 700 cd/m²
  • 4500000:1 contrast ratio
  • TÜV Rheinland Eye Comfort Certification
  • HDR10
  • DCI-P3
  • Scratch resistant
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Frameless
  • Hole-punch Notch
  • SGS Certified
  • Refresh rate 120 Hz
  • Touch sampling rate 240 Hz
  • Brightnes 450 cd/m² (typ)
  • Peak brightness - 1200 cd/m²
  • Max brightness HBM - 700 cd/m²
  • 4500000:1 contrast ratio
  • Always-On Display
  • DCI-P3
  • Scratch resistant
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • 3D curved glass screen
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Frameless

User reviews

Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?
8.3
7.2
Do you think it's a nice phone?
9.2
8.6
Is it comfortable?
8.9
8.7
Can you see it well in the sunlight?
8.7
8.7
Number of reviews
48 reviews
11 reviews

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 (SM6375) Qualcomm Snapdargon 4 Gen 1 (SM4375)
CPU 2x2.2 GHz Kryo 660 Gold +6x1.7 GHz Kryo 660 Silver 2x2.0 GHz Cortex-A78 + 6x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55
Type Octa-Core Octa-Core
Manufacturing 6 nm 6 nm
64 Bits Yes Yes

Graphics

GPU Qualcomm Adreno 619 Adreno

RAM

RAM 6 GB 4 GB
Type LPDDR4X RAM LPDDR4X RAM

Storage

Capacity 64 GB 128 GB
Type UFS Storage 2.2 UFS Storage 2.2
SD Slot Yes ,
Slot for SD or second SIM card
Yes ,
Slot for SD or second SIM card

Security

Fingerprint Yes, on the side Yes, on the side

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Ultrasonic proximity virtual
  • Fingerprint
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Ultrasonic proximity virtual

Audio

Audio
  • Dolby Atmos
  • Hi-Res Audio
  • Stereo Speakers
  • 2 microphones
-

Others

Notifications LED -- --
Cooling system Yes Yes
Gaming buttons No No

User reviews

Does it have good sound?
9.5
6.8
Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
9.0
8.8
What's your experience been with demanding games?
8.1
7.6
Number of reviews
48 reviews
11 reviews

Camera

Main

No. of cameras Triple rear camera Triple rear camera
1
Camera type

Standard

Standard
Resolution 108 Mpx 48 Mpx
Sensor Samsung S5KHM2 Samsung S5KJN1 (48MP)
Type ISOCELL ISOCELL
Aperture ƒ/ 1.9 ƒ/ 1.8
ISO -- --
Pixel size 0.70 µm 0.64 µm
Pixel Binning 1-9 (3x3) 1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size 1/1.52" 1/2.76"
2
Camera type

Wide Angle lens

Wide Angle lens
Resolution
8 Mpx
8 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX355
Omnivision OV08D10
Type
CMOS BSI
PureCel
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ƒ/ 2.2
Pixel size
1.14 µm
1.12 µm
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
1/2.8"
1/4"
3
Camera type

Macro lens

Macro lens
Resolution
2 Mpx
2 Mpx
Sensor
GalaxyCore GC02M1
Unknown
Type
CMOS
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ƒ/ 2.4
Pixel size
1.75 µm
--
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
1/5"
--

Features

Flash LED Dual LED
Optical Stabilisation No No
Slow Motion Video Yes,
120 fps
Yes,
120 fps
Others
  • Digital zoom
  • Triple camera
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Ultra stable video
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Manual focus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • Panorama
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • RAW
  • Night Mode
  • Digital zoom
  • Triple camera
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Ultra stable video
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Continuous autofocus
  • Manual focus
  • Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • Panorama
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • RAW
  • Night Mode

Selfie

SELF
Camera type

Dedicated

Dedicated
Resolution 16 Mpx 13 Mpx
Sensor Omnivision OV16A1Q Unknown
Type PureCel --
Aperture ƒ/ 2.4 ƒ/ 2.45
Pixel size 1.00 µm 1.12 µm
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size 1/3.06" --
Others
--
--

DxOMark Score

DxOMark Score
78
Mobile
81
Photo
85
Video
69
Mobile
74
Photo
49
Video

User reviews

Quality of daytime photos
8.0
7.6
Quality of nighttime photos
6.8
5.9
Quality of selfies
7.8
7.0
Does it have a powerful flash?
8.0
7.1
Number of reviews
48 reviews
11 reviews

Connectivity

Network compatibility

5G
  • n1 (2100)
  • n3 (1800)
  • n5 (850)
  • n7 (2600)
  • n8 (900)
  • n20 (800)
  • n28b (700)
  • n28a (700)
  • n38 (2600)
  • n40 (2300)
  • n41 (2500)
  • n66 (1700)
  • n77 (3700)
  • n78 (3500)
  • n1 (2100)
  • n3 (1800)
  • n5 (850)
  • n7 (2600)
  • n8 (900)
  • n20 (800)
  • n28b (700)
  • n28a (700)
  • n38 (2600)
  • n40 (2300)
  • n41 (2500)
  • n77 (3700)
  • n78 (3500)
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B13 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (700)
  • B32 (1500)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B66 (1700/2100)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (700)
  • B32 (1500)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B6 (800)
  • B8 (900)
  • B19 (800)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM Dual Sim Dual Standby Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi MiMO
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi MiMO

Bluetooth

Version Bluetooth 5.2 LE Low energy consumption Bluetooth 5.1 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • APT-x
  • LDAC
  • AAC
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • LDAC
  • SBC
  • AAC

Navigation

Navigation
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou
  • Galileo
  • BeiDou (B1)
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou
  • Galileo
  • GPS (L1+L5)
  • GLONASS (L1)
  • BeiDou (B1)

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

-- --
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

-- --

Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Infrared
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Infrared
  • Tethering.
  • DLNA
  • VoLTE
  • VoWiFi

User reviews

Does it have good coverage for calls?
9.1
7.6
Quality of the GPS
9.1
7.8
And the WiFi?
9.4
8.0
Number of reviews
48 reviews
11 reviews

Battery

Battery

Capacity
5000 mAh
5000 mAh
Type Li-Ion Polymer Li-Polymer
Fast charge Yes,
67.0W
Yes,
33.0W
Others
  • Non-removable
  • Non-removable

User reviews

How long does the battery last?
  • 2%
    Less than half day
  • 4%
    Less than a day
  • 21%
    One day
  • 51%
    More than one day
  • 21%
    Two days or more
  • 0%
    Less than half day
  • 0%
    Less than a day
  • 18%
    One day
  • 73%
    More than one day
  • 9%
    Two days or more
Number of reviews
48 reviews
11 reviews

Software

Software

Operating System
  • MIUI V13 (Android 11)
    Android 11 Red Velvet Cake, 3 years ago
  • MIUI 14 (Android 12)
    Android 12 Snow Cone, 3 years ago
Google Services (official) Yes Yes

User reviews

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
  • 4%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 74%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 21%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
  • 0%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 91%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 9%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
Do you regularly receive updates?
  • 0%
    Never
  • 5%
    Once a year
  • 55%
    Every six months
  • 40%
    Every two months or less
  • 0%
    Never
  • 0%
    Once a year
  • 75%
    Every six months
  • 25%
    Every two months or less
Number of reviews
48 reviews
11 reviews