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Basic Information
Android 12Android 11, 10
6.41 x 2.99 x 0.35 inches6.54 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches
7.32 ounces6.38 ounces
BlackBlack and Purple
Aluminum and GlassAluminum and Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6)
--Scratch-Resistant Glass
Display / Screen
6.7 inches6.5 inches
2400 x 1080 pixels 3840 x 1644 pixels
393 pixels per inch643 pixels per inch
900 cd/m2 brightness--
No touch screenNo touch screen
MediaTek Dimensity 1080 MT6877V (6 nm) chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 chipset
Octa-Core 2600 MHz processorKryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm (Octa-Core 2840 MHz) processor
Mali-G68 MC4 GPUAdreno 650 GPU
256 GB internal memory256 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSDXC (up to 1000 GB) external memory slot
200.00 MP + 16.00 MP12.00 MP + 8.00 MP
f/1.70 aperturef/1.70 aperture
24.00mm focal length24.00mm focal length
0.71 inches (1/1.4") sensor0.59 inches (1/1.7") sensor
3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K) video resolution3840 x 2160 (60 fps) (4K) video resolution
1280 x 720 (960 fps) (HD) slow motion video1920 x 1080 (120 fps) (Full HD) slow motion video
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
5G, 5G, LTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G) and HSDPA5G, 5G, LTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA and HSUPA
Nano SIMNano SIM
Battery Life
4300mAh Battery4000mAh Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
--Wireless Charging
Other Features
Bluetooth 5.2 Bluetooth 5.1
Infra-red port--
Fingerprint ID ScannerFingerprint ID Scanner
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor

Comparison review

Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer has an overall score of 91.5, which is a little bit better than the Sony Xperia 1 II's 91 overall score. Even though the Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer is noticeably newer than Sony Xperia 1 II, it's thicker and somewhat heavier. Both of these phones include Android OS, but Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer has newer 12 version and Sony Xperia 1 II has Android 11, giving you a couple additional features.

The Xperia 1 II has a little sharper display than Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer, because although it has a quite smaller screen, it also counts with much more pixels per inch in the screen and a lot higher 1644 x 3840 resolution. The Sony Xperia 1 II features just a little better performance than Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer. Both have a Octa-Core CPU and a 8 GB RAM memory.

The Xperia 1 II features a superior memory capacity for games and applications than Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer, and although they both have the same internal storage capacity, the Xperia 1 II also has a slot for SD memory cards that supports up to 1000 GB. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer has just a bit better battery performance than Xperia 1 II, because it has a 4300mAh battery capacity against 4000mAh.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer shoots way better photographs and videos than Sony Xperia 1 II, because although it has lower video frame rates, and they both have the same video quality and a same size aperture, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer also counts with a bigger sensor providing a higher image quality and a way more MP back facing camera.

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