POCO has recently launched the POCO C50 in India. And now, a new tweet released by tipster Kacper Skrzypek has revealed the existence of the POCO C55. Most of the POCO phones have been rebranded versions of existing Redmi phones. The C55 is said to be a rebadged edition of the Redmi 12C.
According to Skrzypek, the POCO C55 will be a rebranded version of the Redmi 12C, which debuted as the last phone of the year 2022 in China. He also stated that the Redmi 12C will be available in two variants on the global market, one with NFC support and one without. The POCO C55 will not offer NFC connectivity.
The Redmi 12C features a 6.71-inch IPS LCD display with an HD+ resolution and a refresh rate of 60Hz. It has a 5-megapixel front camera, and on the rear of the phone is a camera module with a single 50-megapixel camera.
The Redmi 12C is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G85 chipset. The SoC is accompanied by up to 6GB RAM and 128GB of onboard storage. For additional storage, it has a microSD card slot. It is packed with a 5,000mAh battery with 10W wired charging. In terms of software, the Redmi 12C will boot directly into the Android 11 OS, which is overlaid with MIUI 13.
The Redmi 12C pricing ranges from 699 Yuan ($101) for the 4GB+64GB base model to 899 Yuan ($130) for the 6GB+128GB configuration of the higher model in China. It is available in four different colors, including blue, black, green, and purple.