In direction of the tip of final yr, Xiaomi refreshed the Mi 11 Lite 5G by launching the 11 Lite 5G NE, virtually similar smartphone with a unique chipset. In 2022, there’s apparently additionally going to be an NE mannequin for the Lite collection, however this one will include extra variations.
In accordance with a supply from China, the upcoming Xiaomi 12 Lite 5G NE was noticed in an IMEI database, which revealed its existence and its mannequin quantity, that’s 2210129SG. The “G” on the finish there signifies that it is a gadget that can serve the worldwide market, not the Chinese language one.
And that makes good sense when you think about the truth that rumor has it that it is going to be a rebranded Civi 2. That cellphone is already on sale in China, so it could be logical for the rebranded mannequin to solely be discovered elsewhere.
The Xiaomi Civi 2 has a unique chipset in comparison with the unique 12 Lite – the Snapdragon 7 Gen 1, which ought to be higher performing than the Snapdragon 778G. It is also bought unique foremost digicam, with 50 MP decision not 108 MP, and a 20 MP ultrawide as a substitute of the 8 MP sensor fitted to the present Lite. Whereas the selfie cam itself appears to be the identical, the Civi 2’s comes with a further ultrawide sensor and a dual-LED flash. The battery is barely beefier too at 4,500 mAh vs 4,300 mAh, whereas all the opposite specs are, if not similar, then extremely related.
Apparently sufficient, the 2210129SG has already been licensed by the FCC in September, so its launch could also be nearer than you’d assume. From the FCC course of we came upon that the 12 Lite 5G NE could have three configurations: 6GB of RAM with 128GB of storage, 8/128GB, and eight/256GB.
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