Infinix Note 12 is the best offering from the company in Nepal. The stylish phone comes with a big and bright display for the user to enjoy. The phone also offers a decent camera setup focused on night photography. The battery backup on the phone is also good and supports fast charging as well. The decent processor on the phone is good enough for light gaming and provides a good overall performance.
Let’s get into the details of Infinix Note 12.
|Length: 164.4 mm
Width: 76.7 mm
Thickness: 7.90 mm
Weight: 184.5 grams
|6.70-inch AMOLED, 1000 nits
|1,080*2,400 pixels, 393 PPI density
|Android 11, XOS 10.6
|MediaTek Helio G88 (12nm)
|Mali- G52 MC2
|SD card slot
|Front: 16 MP
Rear: 50 MP, f/1.6, PDAF
2 MP, f/2.4 (depth)
3.5mm headphone jack
|5,000mAh, li-po, non-removable
33W Fast charging
Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
|Jewel blue, force black, sunset golden
Design and display
Infinix Note 12 has a glass front and a plastic body build. The back panel has a shiny and grainy texture that gives a pleasing view of the phone. The back panel also houses a rectangular camera module. The Infinix branding is done on the bottom left corner. The flat sides and round corners provide a better grip on the phone. There is a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for biometrics.
The phone weighs around 184.5 grams and is 7.90mm thick. It is available in jewel blue, force black and sunset golden colour options.
On the front of the Infinix Note, 12 is a 6.7-inch FHD + AMOLED display offering a resolution of 1,080*2,400 pixels and 393 PPI density. It supports a 60Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate. The 92 per cent screen-to-body ratio of the phone can be pretty handy, especially during gaming and video surfing.
Infinix Note 12 has a triple camera setup on the back. It features a 50MP camera accompanied by a 2MP depth and QVGA sensors. The design of the camera panel on the back of this phone looks interesting. The main camera is bigger in size and is housed neatly with two other sensors, which are of the same size along with an LED flash. On the front is a 16MP selfie camera sensor. The phone has been marketed as a good device for night photography.
Interestingly, the main camera can record videos in 2K resolution. Meanwhile, the front camera can only record videos at 1080p resolution and up to 30 fps.
Performance and storage
Infinix Note 12 runs on XOS 10.6 based on Android 11. The phone is powered by MediaTek Helio G88 (12nm) chipset while the graphics are handled by Mali- G52 MC2. You can expect moderate gaming and a good overall performance from the processor on the phone. The monster game kit feature on the phone provides an immersive gaming experience to the users, similarly, X- arena dark link 2.0 mode helps in the optimisation of battery, temperature and storage.
Furthermore, the phone also has a six-layer graphene cooling system that helps in the reduction of the phone temperature during peak performance by up to 6 degrees Celcius. This can be extremely helpful during gaming as the rise in temperature can fluctuate the performance of the device.
Infinix Note 12 is currently available in only a single variant. The 6GB RAM is coupled with 128GB of internal storage. The user can further expand the storage with a microSD card and there is a dedicated slot on the phone for it. The user can also expand the RAM memory by up to 5GB resulting in a total of 11GB of RAM.
Battery life, connectivity and others
Infinix Note 12 has a 5,000mAh non-removable li-po battery backup. The battery can be charged with a 33W fast charger. The phone supports dual sims with 4G network connectivity. It supports dual-band wifi for flexible internet connectivity. The phone also further supports GPS, NFC, Bluetooth and FM radio. Similarly, USB type-C 2.0 is used for charging and wired pairing with other devices.
For audio, Infinix Note 12 features dual speakers with DTS, which is said to produce 360-degree surround sound quality. The phone also includes a 3.5mm headphone jack. The user can easily have access to more than one window at the same time due to its multi-window system.
The notable features of Infinix Note 12 are
- 6.7-inch AMOLED display
- 1000 nits peak brightness
- 60Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate
- 50MP triple camera setup
- 16MP selfie camera
- Up to 11GB of RAM
- Monster game kit
- Dual speakers with DTS 360-degree surround sound quality
- 5,000mAh battery backup
- 33W fast charging
- 6 layers graphene cooling system.
- Storage optimiser
- Multi-window system
The price of Infinix Note 12 is Rs 25,999 for the 6/128GB variant. With all the features offered by the phone, this seems a good deal.