Realme announced the launch of the realme 12 Pro Series 5G, the newest addition to its premium Number Series. The realme 12 Pro Series 5G introduces two standout smartphones: the realme 12 Pro+ 5G and the realme 12 Pro 5G. The two new additions are positioned as the Next-gen Imaging smartphones, marking an important milestone that is aligned with realme's revamped ‘Make it real’ brand spirit, and boasts a refreshed brand identity that resonates with young users.
The realme 12 Pro+ 5G introduces next-generation imaging technology and features cutting-edge periscope telephoto technology to enable full-focal-length, lossless zoom capabilities, and a proprietary MasterShot Algorithm developed in collaboration with Qualcomm. realme 12 Pro+ 5G is the latest premium smartphone from realme, designed to elevate photography and videography to new heights for young users.
realme is always at the forefront of introducing innovative technologies coupled with bespoke designs to its users. realme Design Studio also collaborated with renowned international luxury watch design master Ollivier Savéo to bring a luxury watch-inspired design that comes to life in the new realme 12 Pro Series 5G.
Not just this; realme also collaborated with Claudio Miranda, Oscar Winner for Best Cinematography to curate three Camera filters inspired by his award-winning movies exclusively for this Series. These are the Journey Filter - "Life of Pi" Inspiration, the Memory Filter - "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" Stylea and the Maverick Filter - "Top Gun: Maverick" Influence.
Commenting on the launch, realme spokesperson said, "The realme 12 Pro Series 5G is truly a cut above the competition. It exemplifies our commitment to providing users with a value-driven premium product. You see this with the periscope telephoto technology and innovative MasterShot Algorithm, developed in collaboration with Qualcomm, emphasize our dedication to pushing the boundaries of mobile imaging. That’s not all! The realme 12 Pro Series 5G is a powerhouse designed to cater to the evolving creative needs and expectations of our users, that is not just limited to photography but also includes premium design and flawless performance. Our collaboration with Ollivier Savéo for the luxury watch design is a testament to our commitment to offering a holistic and premium user experience. Integrating all these features, we believe, will enable this Series to set new standards in the smartphone industry."
Commenting on the launch, Saurabh Arora, Mobile, Compute and XR, Business Development, Qualcomm India Pvt. Ltd. said, "The realme 12 Pro Series 5G powered by the Snapdragon 7s Gen 2 underscores our commitment to working with our partners to provide premium experiences across the spectrum of user experiences. Whether your interests lie in photography, gaming, music or just upping your productivity, these devices are designed to meet every need with best-in-class features and performance. With its integrated AI Engine, our Snapdragon platforms have you covered with more intuitive experiences and performance while you enjoy improved 5G and Wi-Fi speeds.”
Commenting on the launch, Sameer Seth, Director, Marketing – India, Dolby Laboratories said, “We are excited to collaborate with realme to offer more Indian consumers an opportunity to experience the immersive sound of Dolby Atmos with the launch of the realme 12 Pro Series 5G. Consumers will now be able to enjoy rich, multidimensional sound that reveals more depth, clarity, and details across all the entertainment they enjoy.”
Key features of realme 12 Pro+ 5G
realme’s latest flagship, the realme 12 Pro+ 5G promises to take photography to the next level for smartphone photographers. It features a 64MP Periscope Telephoto camera, 50 MP Sony IMX 809 Main camera, 8MP Ultra Wide Camera and a 32MP Sony selfie camera with an OV64B camera sensor with 3X optical zoom and 6X in-sensor zoom and boasts the largest-in-class periscope telephoto lens, marking it as the best periscope telephoto lens in this segment. This is a crucial milestone in realme's flagship photography journey, making advanced photography more accessible and enabling young enthusiasts to explore and capture cinematic views beyond the horizon at an incredible price range.
Best periscope telephoto lens in the segment
The realme 12 Pro+ 5G, realme's latest flagship, aims to take photography and videography to an entirely new level for smartphones. It features the OV64B sensor with 3X optical zoom and 6X in-sensor zoom, making it the greatest periscope telephoto lens in this market at an unbelievable price. This is a crucial milestone in realme's flagship photography journey, making advanced photography more accessible and enabling young enthusiasts to explore and capture cinematic views beyond the horizon.
Design inspired by Luxury Watch
Ollivier Savéo, a renowned international luxury watch design master recognized for cooperation with major Swiss watch brands, Roger Dolby, Piaget, Breitling, Rolex and Quentin has collaborated with realme to infuse the design of the new realme 12 Pro+ 5G with elements of premium watch workmanship. realme and Ollivier Savéo came together and drew inspiration from elements of luxury found in watches, deconstructing and incorporating them into the design of the realme 12 Pro Series, bringing luxury workmanship to mobile phones.
120 Hz Curved Vision Display
realme 12 Pro+ 5G has a magnificent 120Hz Curved Vision Display, to provide an excellent viewing experience. The display features a 6.7-inch OLED panel with 2412 x 1080 FHD+ resolution, 1.07 billion colors, a 100% P3 color gamut, a touch sampling rate of 240Hz, and an instantaneous sampling rate of up to 2000Hz. It has a global maximum brightness of 800 nits and a local peak brightness of 950 nits. The display is covered by 0.55mm secondary tempered high-strength glass, making this an inexpensive premier curved screen for users to enjoy. To complete the immersive experience, the device features breathtaking Dolby Atmos sound for an unparalleled audio experience that you can feel all around you. With Dolby Atmos, your favorite content comes to life with greater depth, clarity, and details like never before.
Snapdragon 7s Gen 2 Mobile Platform
The realme 12 Pro+ 5G has been built using 4nm process and has remarkable energy efficiency enabled by the advanced Qualcomm® Kryo™ CPU and Qualcomm® Adreno™ GPU and powered by a dedicated Qualcomm® AI Engine for enhanced photography, smooth multitasking and gaming, and backed by speedy recharging via Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 4+ technology. Using an 8-core 64-bit architecture, which includes 4 ARM Cortex-A78 cores running at 2.4GHz and 4 ARM Cortex-A55 cores running at 1.95GHz, it provides exceptional performance.
The Adreno GPU operates at 940MHz and improves graphics capabilities. The improved CPU provides a significant 20% increase in output, raising the Antutu benchmark from 170000 to 210000 compared to the realme 11 Pro+ 5G. Similarly, the GPU, GFX 1080P Manhattan ES3.0 Offscreen, improves performance by 9%, increasing frame rates from 67 to 73 and demonstrating superior graphics capabilities when compared to the 11 Pro+ 5G. Also, with 4G Internet access even during phone calls, you will never be stranded without a signal.
Massive 5000mAh battery and 67W SUPERVOOC Charge
With the high-capacity 5000mAh battery, users can charge their smartphone to up to 50% in as little as 19 minutes. This combination offers minimal waiting time and faster charging speed, allowing customers to fully utilize their device's capabilities every day.
realme UI 5.0
The realme 12 Pro+ 5G comes with the new realme UI 5.0 based on Android 14, which allows users to enjoy smarter and more improved efficient experiences.
The realme 12 Pro + 5G comes in three stunning colors: Submarine Blue reflects tranquil elegance, Navigator Beige offers refinement, and the exclusive Explorer Red adds a vibrant touch, exclusively available in India. These colors draw inspiration from prestigious luxury watch series.
Key features of realme 12 Pro 5G
The realme 12 Pro 5G features an improved 50MP Telephoto Portrait camera that comes mated to a Sony IMX 709 sensor for great, flawless photography. The phone also features a 50MP Sony IMX 882 Main Camera, an 8MP Ultra Wide Camera and a 16MP Selfie Camera. The cutting-edge image technology is enabled by the Sony IMX882 OIS camera sensor that pairs up with the flagship Omnifocal Mastershot Algorithm. The result is that users get all of the tools needed to create cinematic portraits and inspiring photos in both daytime and low-light circumstances.
Best Telephoto Lens in its Class
The 50 MP Telephoto Portrait Camera comes with a 1/2.74" sensor, 2X optical zoom, and 4X lossless zoom, as well as the largest-in-class telephoto lens that in combination with the Flagship Omnifocal Mastershot Algorithm, makes it the best telephoto lens in this segment at a fantastic price point. With a focal length similar to 26mm and an f/1.8 aperture, this lens is great for shooting wide-angle shots in both daytime and low-light circumstances. The wide aperture allows for enough light ingress, improving image clarity. This is a crucial milestone in realme's flagship photography journey, making advanced photography more accessible and enabling young enthusiasts to explore and capture cinematic views beyond the horizon.
The smartphone design is also inspired by luxury watches and comes with a vegan leather finish designed by the realme Design Studio in collaboration with renowned international luxury watch design masterOllivier Savéo, known for collaborations with prestigious Swiss watch brands like Rolex, Roger Dolby, Piaget, Breitling, and Quentin.
67W SUPERVOOC Charge and Massive 5000mAh Battery
realme 12 Pro 5G comes equipped with 67W SUPERVOOC Charge and a massive 5000mAh battery, offering users long-lasting power. The smartphone sports 2:1 dual charge pump technology, which charges the battery from 1 to 50% charge in as little as 19 minutes.
120Hz Curved Vision Display for the Best Viewing Experience
realme 12 Pro 5G has a stunning 120Hz Curved Vision Display to provide an excellent viewing experience. The display features a 6.7-inch OLED panel with 2412 x 1080 FHD+ resolution, 1.07 billion colors, a 100% P3 color gamut, a touch sampling rate of 240Hz, and an instantaneous sampling rate of up to 2000Hz. It has a global maximum brightness of 800 nits and a local peak brightness of 950 nits. The display is covered by 0.55mm secondary tempered high-strength glass, giving an inexpensive flagship curved screen for users to enjoy.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1
The 64-bit octa-core processor, built on 4nm process, boasts four high-performance A78 cores clocked at 2.2GHz and four efficient A55 cores clocked at 1.8GHz, ensuring maximum energy efficiency. This novel 4nm architecture in its pricing range, with the Qualcomm Adreno GPU and Qualcomm Kryo CPU, greatly increases computing power without compromising battery life. The Adreno GPU significantly improves graphics performance, setting a new benchmark for speed and efficiency. The performance can ensure smooth running and deliver an immersive visual experience for gaming and multimedia. realme 12 Pro 5G has an impressive AnTuTu benchmark score of 590,000, representing a 17% performance gain over its predecessor, realme 11 Pro 5G.
This score represents the device's improved processing capabilities and efficiency, indicating that the Realme 12 Pro 5G is a powerhouse capable of offering flawless performance. Its 7th Gen Qualcomm AI Engine adds intelligence to on-device activities in camera, audio and productivity. The 4th Gen Snapdragon X62 5G Modem-RF System and Qualcomm® FastConnect™ 6700 Mobile Connectivity System bring record speed, coverage, and bandwidth for better 5G connectivity. The Qualcomm Spectra™ Triple ISP ushers in all-new camera possibilities to this series, including up to 200 MP photos and computational HDR video capture. Plus, AI De-Noising (AIDE) is a neural network trained to remove noise in low-light images to deliver sharper and clearer photos.
realme UI 5.0
The realme 12 Pro 5G comes with the new realme UI 5.0 based on Android 14, which allows users to enjoy smarter and more improved efficient experiences.