When Qualcomm unveiled the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 earlier this month, Xiaomi revealed that its next flagship Xiaomi 12 would be among the first to use the new chipset. At the time, the Chinese smartphone maker didn’t reveal when it was going to launch the new flagship lineup. We learned recently that Xiaomi intended on releasing its Xiaomi 12 series next week, on December 28 in Beijing, China, though we still weren’t quite sure what it would look like. Now leaks have given us our first look at official renders of the Xiaomi 12.
— Ev (@evleaks) December 23, 2021
These renders come from Evan Blass of @EvLeaks fame, and show off a green leather back on the Xiaomi 12, similar to the vegan leather that the Xiaomi Mi 11 had in China. They also reveal the display size, coming in at 6.28-inches, and show two other color variants too. Xiaomi opted to drop its “Mi” branding last year with the launch of the Xiaomi Mix 4 and the Xiaomi 11T Pro. These appear to be off…