expanded its smartphone lineup with the launch of the new
Realme 12 Pro
series on January 29. The latest lineup includes two smartphone models — the Realme 12 Pro and the Realme 12 Pro+. The more-expensive Pro+ model is also the first mid-range smartphone to feature a
periscope telephoto lens
. Both smartphones are already available for sale in India.
Now, the Chinese smartphone maker is planning to introduce a special variant of the Realme 12 Pro+.
Realme Europe CEO
Francis Wong has shared a hands-on image of an upcoming smartphone on his official X account. The smartphone seems to be a modified version of the Realme 12 Pro+ that may arrive with a “see-through” back panel. Wong teased that the special variant of the Realme 12 Pro+ will launch soon and is expected to be available in limited quantities.
Realme 12 Pro series: Key specs
Both phones feature similar design and curved 6.7-inch AMOLED screens that offer 120Hz refresh rates. The smartphones pack 5,000 mAh batteries and support 67W fast charging.
The Realme 12 Pro+ model is powered by a
7s Gen 2 chip and is backed by up to 12GB RAM and 256GB storage. Meanwhile, the vanilla Realme 12 Pro variant features a Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 chipset.
The Pro model also has a more capable triple camera system with a 50MP main sensor, 64MP periscope telephoto module with 3x optical zoom, and an 8MP ultrawide shooter.
On the other hand, the less expensive Pro model also houses a 50MP main sensor and an 8MP ultra-wide unit, but comes with a 32MP telephoto sensor that supports 2x optical zoom.
For selfies and video calls, both smartphones in the lineup support a 16MP front camera. Both models come with IP65 dust and water resistant rating and run Android 14-based Realme UI 5.0 skin.