Xiaomi has launched the Redmi 12C in the Philippines, an entry-level smartphone offering starting at ₱5,499

The Redmi 12C is now official, carrying price tags of P5,499P6,499, and P7,499 for the 3GB/32GB, 4GB/64GB, and 4GB/128GB memory configurations, respectively. You can buy any of the three variants from a Xiaomi-authorized offline store or online — on Shopee, Lazada, or TikTok Shop. Each purchase entitles you to a free Mi Compact Bluetooth Speaker 2 worth P599.

There’s also a version with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage that is available through Xiaomi’s e-commerce platforms and comes with a free pair of Redmi Buds 3 earphones. It costs P8,999, but early birds can get it for a discounted price of P8,599.

Redmi 12C price and main specs via Revu Philippines

Official Redmi 12C key visual

Keep in mind that the freebies and discounts for the variant other than the base model with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage can only be availed during the promo period, which started on, March 24, and ends on March 31.

The successor to the Redmi 10C, the Redmi 12C is powered by a 12nm MediaTek Helio G85 chipset and features a 50-megapixel dual-rear camera, a 5,000mAh battery with support for 10-watt charging, and a 6.71-inch HD+ screen. The budget smartphone is also equipped with an 8-megapixel front-facing camera, a fingerprint reader on the back, and Android 12 with MIUI 13 on top.


  • 6.71-inch LCD display, HD+ (720 x 1,650) resolution
  • 12nm MediaTek Helio G85 processor
  • 32GB/64GB/128GB eMMC 5.1 storage
  • Dual 50-megapixel (main), AI rear cameras
  • 8-megapixel front camera
  • 5,000mAh battery with 10-watt charging
  • Rear fingerprint sensor
  • MIUI 13 based on Android 12 OS
  • Color options: Ocean Blue, Graphite Gray, Mint Green, and Lavender Purple

At its very affordable pricing, we can say that the Redmi 12C is one of the better budget smartphones out today.


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