Infinix Note 12 Pro 4G vs Infinix Note 12 VIP: Which should you buy? For one thing, the Note 12 VIP is the fastest charging smartphone from Infinix yet. Pending the arrival of the Infinix ZERO Ultra with 180W “Thunder charge” technology. Another key area where the Infinix Note 12 VIP aced the Note 12 Pro 4G is the display. Well, Let’s get to the full comparison below and make sure to read to the very end of this post to know our final verdict.
When it comes to the display, the Infinix Note 12 VIP has a smoother screen. It brings a 6.7-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED touchscreen with 120Hz refresh rate support. While the Infinix Note 12 Pro 4G has a similar screen size and Super AMOLED touchscreen, however, it doesn’t have a higher refresh rate. You’ll settle with a 60Hz refresh.
So which smartphone has the better display among these two? The answer is straightforward- it is the Infinix Note 12 VIP. It is colorful, bright, and has a smoother screen because of the 120Hz refresh rate.
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Now let’s get to the camera aspect, both smartphones have a 108MP main camera. But somehow, the Infinix Note 12 VIP will give you a better experience. Let me explain. The Infinix Note 12 VIP has a 108MP main camera, a 13MP ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP macro. Close to the main camera is a Laser AF- a feature that enhances night photography.
So how does the camera of the Infinix Note 12 Pro 4G compare? Not so bad, but still behind the VIP. The 108MP main camera here is similar to that of the Note 12 VIP. However, there is no Laser AF. Secondly, it has no substantial secondary camera (no ultra-wide and no telephoto).
Overall, the Infinix Note 12 VIP camera makes more sense than the Infinix Note 12 Pro 4G. Both phones have a 16MP selfie camera tucked into the cutout hole of the display.
Performance | 5G | Configuration
The Performance of the Infinix Note 12 Pro 4G is powered by the MediaTek helio G99 chipset. This is a 6nm processor with optimized battery management. While the Infinix Note 12 VIP is fuelled by a MediaTek helio G96 Chip. When it comes to gaming, both phones are at par but the Helio G99 chip has better power management.
The chipsets on both smartphones are paired with 8GB of RAM + 256GB of internal storage. Also, the internal storage can be expanded via a microSD card. There’s also a 3.5mm headphone jack available and a side-mounted Fingerprint scanner for biometric verification.
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Software-wise, these two smartphones boot XOS 10.6 skin based on top of Android 12 out of the box. But will these two phones be getting an upgrade to Android 13? To be honest, we don’t know yet because Infinix is yet to say anything about the software upgrades.
Infinix Note 12 Pro 4G vs Infinix Note 12 VIP: Battery
Infinix Note 12 VIP battery is 4,500 mAh with 120W fast charge (0-100% in 17 minutes). While the Infinix Note 12 Pro 4G has a 5,000 mAh capacity with a 33W fast charge (0-100% in about 60 mins). Inside the boxes, the company shipped a charger and all the necessary accessories with the device.
Infinix Note 12 Pro 4G vs Infinix Note 12 VIP: Price
Both smartphones are priced within the range of N200,000 or a little less. While the Infinix Note 12 VIP is available nationwide, the Note 12 Pro 4G is expected to make its debut any moment from now or you can buy it from AliExpress where it is currently available.
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Infinix Note 12 Pro 4G vs Infinix Note 12 VIP: Verdict
The Infinix Note 12 VIP offers better value for money. It has a versatile camera and the display is top-notch. And oh, it has a super fast charging system that quickly tops up the device from 0-100% in less than 17 minutes. While the Note 12 Pro 4G is good, the Note 12 VIP is better.