Xiaomi 12's display detailed, gets A+ from DisplayMate

22 December 2021
The Xiaomi 12 series will be unveiled on December 28.

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  • TM5299

CptPower, 22 Dec 2021When we compare quality and price i really wonder why xiaom... moreBecause not everyone cares about specs. It's about software for majority of people and Samsung and Apple have an arsenal of products that they sync with nicely. For example I use my Samsung phone with my Samsung buds and my Samsung TV and my Samsung Tablet and they all sync great and I can touch the side of TV with my phone and it will show what's on my phone screen on the TV and I love that function. It's the same with Apple if you have an iPhone, an iPad, an iMac, AirPods and all that then they all sync perfectly and just work together. If you have no other devices and you just want a phone sure Xiaomi is better but Price does not equal Value. Value is what you get from the phone

  • Anonymous

Techfun, 22 Dec 2021Marketing hype with briberyI can definitely believe that. You see similar thing with DxOMark.

  • Anonymous

How come the people and fans can believe this kind of thing when the phones themselves aren't even officially launched? I'd rather see ratings like this after the phone was launched.

New rule for me in gsmarena,

Never check comments section again,

This is getting ridiculous... all the whining and bitching and hating

Aierlan, 22 Dec 2021Xiaomi's pricing for Xiaomi branded phones is not that... moreMan Mi 11 ultra can be bought from 700 eur depends on site. Sometimes ordering from abroad is far cheaper than buying from country where you live.

Anonymous, 22 Dec 2021Please elaborate on how Xiaomi offers twice as much as Sams... moreAnd when comes to anything else. Even low end xiaomi have bigger battery better charging speeds, 3,5mm jack equal screen i mean 90HZ, more megapixels in cameras, More disk space and ram allso a micro sd slot.
No apple phone have this in price of 300.
They cost 700+ new devices and doesnt offers even 10% of above.

Anonymous, 22 Dec 2021Please elaborate on how Xiaomi offers twice as much as Sams... moreMan A12 yb Samsung for example have 3/32Gb disk space and memory for price of 160 bucks.
For 160 bucks redmi 10 have 4/128GB disk version with better CPU cameras battery charging speeds and screen.

JackDopey, 22 Dec 2021Huawei was never a VFM option. They always considered thems... moreVFM???
No idea.
But Huawei were quality and price
Maybe bit expensive but aslways with best cameras.
Even their midrangers have a lot better cameras than most other companies put in high end midrangers or low end flagships.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 22 Dec 2021Please elaborate on how Xiaomi offers twice as much as Sams... moreyou paying for more the same soc, display is similar proceeded by the same manufacturers. I don't see the need to pay for samsungs and apples marketing department.

As other have said A+ from display is meaningless

Every time OnePlus got an A+ rating then there is a wave of display complaints with green tint etc

And here is the funny thing DXOMARK gets a lot of crap for their camera ratings and although nobody talks about it

DXO mark has the best display rating system, unlike on GSM here where they basically give praise to OLED just for being OLED

Thier test really show the gap in quality between them

  • Anonymous

Kokuyo, 22 Dec 2021Even the Poco F3 got an A+ from Display Mate but in my usag... moreI agree there. So overrated

JackDopey, 22 Dec 2021Nah, it's just being pragmatic. Reduction of battery s... moreI'd agree with your points but the reason is definitely for cost control. They'll have the 2k screen in their proper flagships which will be priced very high. The Xiaomi 12 is more like an entry level flagship and they have spent more on the cameras this year so they need to make savings elsewhere to keep the costs under control. I think it's a good tradeoff as i don't think 4k is necessary on a 6.2inch phone. A local CSOT screen is also significantly cheaper than a top level 1080p+ Samsung one

  • Kokuyo

Kokuyo, 22 Dec 2021Even the Poco F3 got an A+ from Display Mate but in my usag... moreAs well as improve Software and software support.

  • Kokuyo

MilesPrower1, 22 Dec 2021prove itEven the Poco F3 got an A+ from Display Mate but in my usage it's not.
Color consistency of grey backgrounds isn't perfect and the display is kinda reflective.
Oh well you get what you pay for when buying Xiaomi, nothing more nothing less.
The only thing that Xiaomi can further do to improve their smartphones is to improve cameras in Poco devices and the ability to uninstall poco launcher.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 22 Dec 2021A little disappointing to see a 1080p display in the Xiaomi... moreit's only a 6.2" screen though

Aierlan, 22 Dec 2021Pity though they've downgraded the screen in terms of ... moreNah, it's just being pragmatic. Reduction of battery sizes, getting rid of removable battery tech/3.5mm jacks etc were 'pity's'. Not rolling back to an unneded overkill of tech which hardly results in 5% increase in productivity while killing battery almost 40% faster than fullHD (arbitrary numbers) considering even 23" monitors are still fullHD these days. We're only talking about ~6" screen, which IMHO should just stick with fullHD until there's a breakthrough in battery tech leading to 1-2 days screen on time with full usage, then we may even go 4k for the miniscule increase in productivity that it offers, but until then 1080p needs to be the gold standard for sub 6" screens.

CptPower, 22 Dec 2021When we compare quality and price i really wonder why xiaom... moreXiaomi's pricing for Xiaomi branded phones is not that good though in Western markets so it depends on the country. The mi11 ultra is basically priced on par with the S21 ultra and iPhone 13pro max so it mostly boils down to personal preference rather than price in Western markets. In China there are huge taxes on imported phones but even in China too, the Xiaomi 11 ultra was priced higher than Vivo, Oppo and Oneplus flagships so there is no real price advantage for their flagship phones at least compared to other local brands. Of course for price performance ratio it makes no sense to buy a foreign branded phone in China. Flagship prices are basically similar from most brands these days. They all want to succeed in the high end flagship market as that is where the high profit margins are. Anyway, will be interesting to see the price of the Xiaomi 12. Expect that it won't increase in price from the Xiaomi 11 as they've saved costs on the screen

  • Anonymous

CptPower, 22 Dec 2021When we compare quality and price i really wonder why xiaom... morePlease elaborate on how Xiaomi offers twice as much as Samsung or Apple?

CptPower, 22 Dec 2021When we compare quality and price i really wonder why xiaom... moreHuawei was never a VFM option. They always considered themselves ultra premium and priced themselves in that fashion as well. Here in India, if one could afford a Huawei, it directly meant they could have afforded a Samsung Galaxy / Apple iPhone too; no prizes for guessing which way the customer turned in those cases.

Xiaomi on the other hand, has always been the TRUE VFM flagship killer. Even before OnePlus was born.

  • Anonymous

A little disappointing to see a 1080p display in the Xiaomi 12.
It's almost 2022.