The Redmi 12C is finally in the Philippines! While their official prices are slightly higher than the SRP in China, Xiaomi Philippines was able to make the Redmi 12C have an under Php 6k price tag by offering a 3GB/32GB variant. That makes the Redmi 12C the most affordable phone to have a Helio G85 processor, which is an excellent choice for entry-level phones in 2023. You get a broad variety of RAM/storage variants, with the top-end model having 6GB RAM and 128GB storage.
As an entry-level phone, the Redmi 12C has a 6.71-inch HD+ IPS display with a notch for a 5-megapixel selfie camera, along with a dual rear camera setup that consists of a 50-megapixel main camera and 2-megapixel depth sensor. You also get a fingerprint scanner in the back, along with a 5000mAh battery that supports 10w charging.
The Redmi 12C starts at Php 5,499 for the 3GB/32GB model, while the 4GB/64GB and 4GB/128GB models are priced at Php 6,499 and Php 7,499 respectively. Buying any of the three variants from March 24 to 31 will also get a Mi Compact Bluetooth Speaker 2 with their purchase.
There’s also a 6GB/128GB variant that’s exclusive to Xiaomi’s e-commerce platforms and is priced at Php 8,999. Those buying it from March 24 to 31 will be able to get this variant at Php 8,599, along with the Redmi Buds 3.