Realme 12X: A Cheap Mid-range Smartphone with A 120 Hz IPS Display with a Dimming Capability of Over 6100

The manufacturer’s primary goal with the Realme 12X, which is already the sixth model in the Realme 12 series, is an appealing price-performance ratio. In order to do this, Realme has equipped the 7.89-millimeter thin case with an IPS panel rather than an AMOLED.

This has a frame rate of 120 Hz and a minimum brightness of just 1 nit for more comfortable use in low light, even if it only reaches a brightness of 625 nits. A central punch-hole accommodates the 8-megapixel selfie camera, while the big, circular camera module housing the 50-megapixel primary camera coupled with an LED flash and a worthless 2 MP sensor. The MediaTek Dimensity 6100+, the chip used in the Realme 12X, contains four ARM Cortex-A76 performance cores that can reach up to 2.2 GHz in clock speed and four Cortex-A55 efficiency cores that can reach up to 2.0 GHz.

Furthermore, 256 GB to 512 GB of flash memory and 12 GB of RAM are always present. The battery can receive up to 15 watts of USB-C charging power, and it has a 5,000 mAh capacity. The casing is not totally waterproof, however it is certified IP54, meaning it is shielded from rain and water splashes. Based on Android 14, Realme UI 5 is included with the Realme 12X.

Costs and accessibility

With 12 GB RAM and 256 GB of flash memory, the Realme 12X will retail for 1,399 yuan (about 180 euros) when it launches in China. The price of the 512 GB memory option is 1,599 yuan (about 206 euros). Although specifics on a potential global release are still to come, there is a good likelihood that it will happen in Europe given that the Realme 12 Pro+ is currently available in Germany.