Few people can afford the latest Apple or Samsung handset, but what they certainly want from their new smartphone is a sleek design that has enough value to attract others, a rich and bright screen to enjoy long hours of viewing, smooth performance, a powerful battery, and powerful cameras, but all within their budget. Infinix seems to have taken the pulse of the customer, given the traction some of its devices have seen in recent months.
The fast-growing brand’s Note series has two new members – Note 12 and Note 12 Turbo (our test unit) – which are attractive both in terms of design and price, with good specs and performance. . These can be a good choice for the budget conscious, let us know more.
Design and display: Weighing just 184.5g, the Note 12 Turbo comes with a sleek anti-glare matte finish back panel with a flat side frame. A mix of mirror in the camera panel and a matte finish in the overall back panel is something very unique and premium. The phone is available in three colors: Sapphire Blue, Force Black and Snowfall. The phone comes with a multifunctional side fingerprint sensor which is not only used to unlock the handset but also to accept calls, silence alarms and quickly start applications.
The Note 12 Turbo sports a 6.7-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with 1000 NITS peak brightness, 108% NTSC ratio, and 100% DCI P3 color gamut to ensure fine on-screen color reproduction. The device features a drop notch display and a 92% screen-to-body ratio for an immersive viewing experience. To further enhance the gaming experience, it ensures super smooth interaction between users’ fingers and smooth screen display with its 180Hz touch sampling rate.
CamerasNote 12 Turbo features a triple camera setup with 50MP as the primary lens with a large f/1.6 aperture, a secondary lens with a 2MP depth sensor to capture perfect wide shots, and an AI lens. It has a fully loaded video camera with cool features like Time-lapse video recording mode and Slow Motion video mode, allowing users to capture 240fps video.
Performance: Note 12 Turbo is powered by an advanced MediaTekHelio G96 processor, ensuring fast and fast gaming performance. DarLink 2.0 technology further enhances gaming interaction and display experience, effectively managing resource allocation between game and chipset to prevent overheating.
Battery: A 5000 mAh battery keeps the device operational even after long hours of intensive use. The battery offers a standby time of more than 65 days. It comes with a 33W charging stand and a Type-C charger, ensuring that one does not need to charge the phone frequently.
Key points to rememberNote 12 Turbo is a solidly built device with a heady mix of features and overall fast and smooth operation. Very tempting at this price and easily one of the best Infinix phones.
* Display: 6.7 inch FHD+ AMOLED display
* Processor: MediaTek Helio G96
* Operating System: Android 12
* Memory and storage: 8 GB RAM, 128 GB storage
* Camera: 50MP + 2MP depth lens + AI lens, 16MP front camera
* Battery: 5000mAh, 33W charging
*Estimated retail price: Rs 14,999