It’s missing some sought-after features, but the Xiaomi 12X is an overall solid device, especially for those wanting a smaller phone
With the 12X, Xiaomi has basically taken its Mi 11X from last year and has made an ‘S’ variant since the two models are very similar (including the exact same processor).
While it shares a lot with the Mi 11X before it, there’s a lot to like with the Xiaomi 12X like the beautiful AMOLED screen, snappier performance and twice as fast charging. It’s also a cheaper option than its stablemates, the Xiaomi 12 and Xiaomi 12 Pro.
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Like its Xiaomi 12 counterpart, the Xiaomi 12X is fairly compact and easy to hold in one hand. This is especially helpful for those not interested in the massive phones of today like the Galaxy S22 Ultra or Pixel 6 Pro.
At just 176g, the phone has just the right amount of heft. Part of that is because the phone is made from aluminium and Gorilla Glass Victus which makes it feel like a solid slab of metal and glass without making it seem too heavy.