Realme 12 series expected to run on Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 SoC, Realme 12 Pro+ may get periscope zoom camera

The Realme 11 series powered by MediaTek Dimensity SoCs debuted in May this year. Now, the Chinese smartphone brand may be ready to launch the new Realme 12 series smartphones. Ahead of any official announcement, a Chinese tipster has revealed the key specifications of the Realme 12, Realme 12 Pro, and Redmi 12 Pro+. The upcoming models are said to run on Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 SoC, and the Realme 12 Pro+ is said to come with a periscope telephoto sensor with 3X optical zoom support.

Tipster Digital Chat Station on Weibo (translated from Chinese). Claimed That the Realme 12 series will run on Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 SoC. The new mid-range 5G mobile chipset features a prime CPU speed of 2.63GHz, three performance cores clocked at up to 2.4GHz, and four efficiency cores clocked at 1.8GHz.

Tipster reiterated his point old post Revealing that the Realme 12 Pro+ will feature a 64-megapixel OmniVision OV64B periscope telephoto camera that may offer 3x optical zoom. It is said that Realme 12 Pro will have Sony IMX709 sensor with 2x optical zoom.

Earlier, the tipster had opined that the Realme 12 series will debut in the mid-range smartphone segment priced at CNY 2,000 (roughly Rs. 23,000).

The Realme 11 series was unveiled in China in May with the Realme 11, Realme 11 Pro, and Realme 11 Pro+. The Pro models were launched in India in the first week of June with a starting price of Rs. 23,999 and Rs. 27,999 respectively. The vanilla model was launched in the country in August with a starting price of Rs. 18,999.

The Realme 11 series phones run Android 13-based Realme UI 4.0 custom skin and are backed by a 5,000mAh battery. The vanilla Realme 11 and Realme 11 Pro have dual rear cameras, while the Realme 11 Pro+ has a 200-megapixel triple rear camera setup. The Realme 11 is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 6020 5G SoC. The top-end Realme 11 Pro and Realme 11 Pro+ have the MediaTek Dimensity 7050 SoC under the hood.

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