Why Xiaomi 12 Pro with MediaTek Dimensity processor is cheaper than Snapdragon version

Yesterday, July 4, Xiaomi held an event in China dedicated to the launch of the Xiaomi 12S series. In anticipation of the announcement, we went

rumors that the company will introduce a Xiaomi 12S variantPro with Mediatek chipset. But in fact, said device turned out to be a version of Xiaomi 12 Pro, called Xiaomi 12 Pro Dimensity Edition. The new smartphone turned out to be cheaper than the old one, and here's why. Discuss

As the name suggests, Xiaomi 12 Pro Dimensity Edition is powered by MediaTek chipset. To be precise, it is driven by Dimensity 9000 Plus SoC.

In addition, Xiaomi 12 Pro Dimensity Editioncomes with a simplified camera system. The Dimensity variant retains the 50MP Sony IMX707 main sensor with OIS support and the 32MP selfie camera from the Snapdragon model. But the other two sensors are a weaker 13-megapixel and 5-megapixel.

The novelty is powered by a battery with a capacity of 5160mAh The Xiaomi 12 Pro, on the other hand, uses a smaller 4600 mAh battery. But the Snapdragon version supports 120W wired charging, while the Dimensity model is limited to 67W. In addition, Xiaomi has dropped support for wireless charging in the new smartphone.

Overall, Xiaomi 12 Pro Dimensity Edition is 700 yuan cheaper than Xiaomi 12 Pro. At first glance, this seems like a good deal.