Realme 12+ 5G, 12 5G review: Launch date, expected price in India, features, specifications and more

Realme is gearing up to launch its next-gen series of numbers in India. The company has also confirmed that it will launch Realme 12+ 5G and Realme 12 5G in the country on March 6. Interestingly, the Realme 12+ 5G was launched in other markets, so we know what’s coming in the Indian unit. On the other hand, the Realme 12 5G also turns out to be an interesting device if we consider the recent teasers and leaks. If you are still unsure about the specifications of the upcoming Realme phones, you have come to the right page. This article will go over all the details surrounding the latest Realme 12 5G series. So, let’s get started.

Realme 12+ 5G, 12 5G launch details in India

Realme 12+ 5G and Realme 12 5G will be launched in India on March 6. The company will hold an online event to introduce both products. The launch event will start at 12:00 PM IST and you can watch the live stream on the company’s official website and get the latest updates from the brand’s social media channels.

Realme 12+ 5G, 12 5G Estimated India Price and Sale Date

Realme 12+ 5G price in India is reported to start at Rs 22,999. The smartphone is also expected to come in different memory configurations. On the other hand, the Realme 12 5G is said to be priced at Rs 18,999 for the base variant. It can be expected that there are other options. However, details of these will only be revealed once the prices are revealed.

A microsite has been set up on Flipkart, which means the phone will be available for purchase from the platform. The company is also taking pre-orders for the devices where customers can get benefits worth up to Rs 3,000. The Early Access Sale will begin on March 5 at 11:59 PM IST.

Realme 12+ 5G, 12 5G Expected Features and Specifications

Realme recently revealed the design and key details about the Realme 12 5G series smartphones. Additionally, various leaks and rumors have surfaced that shed light on the key features and specifications of the devices. Here’s a recap of everything revealed so far:


Realme 12+ 5G and Realme 12 5G will offer a new design language. The rear panel will have a large camera module that resembles a watch and a vegan leather finish. Design-wise, both the phones look somewhat identical in terms of the rear panel, though the pattern is slightly different. Both models have a cutout in the front with a perforation in the center. The Realme 12+ 5G is expected to come in Navigator Beige and Pioneer Green color options. On the other hand, the Realme 12 5G could be available in Twilight Purple and Woodland Green color options.


The Realme 12+ 5G features a 6.67-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels. The display also supports 120Hz refresh rate, up to 240Hz touch sampling rate and 2000 nits peak brightness level. The Realme 12 5G display specifications are still under wraps, but it can be expected to have display features similar to the Plus variant.

Performance and OS

Realme has already confirmed that the Realme 12+ 5G will be powered by the very popular MediaTek Dimensity 7050 processor. The phone may come with up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. Interestingly, the phone will also have a 3D VC cooling system to help with thermals. The Realme 12 5G will also feature a 5G chipset, although the name of the chipset is not yet known. Both models are expected to run Android 14 operating system.


The Realme 12+ 5G features a triple camera setup on the rear panel. The phone will feature a 50-megapixel Sony LYT-600 primary sensor with optical image stabilization (OIS), an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2-megapixel macro shooter. On the front, the device may feature a 16-megapixel AI-based sensor.

Realme 12 5G is also teased to offer triple rear cameras. The company revealed that the phone will feature a 108-megapixel primary sensor with 3x internal sensor zoom, a cinematic portrait algorithm and NightEye Engine. That being said, there is no official information on the device’s other camera specifications, but we might see accurate information during the launch event.

Battery and other details

Both models are expected to be equipped with a 5000 mAh battery. The Realme 12+ 5G has been confirmed to feature 67W fast charging support, although the charging speed of the Realme 12 5G is still unknown at this time. In addition, the phones may include Dolby Atmos, 5G support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, a USB Type-C port, and other connectivity options typically found in this price segment.

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