How Xiaomi 12 Pro Tame Snapdragon 8 Gen 1


Shortly after its release in China, a video has emerged showing the Xiaomi 12 Pro being disassembled. From there, you can see how Xiaomi tame the heat from Snapdragon 8 Gen 1.

The teardown video was posted by WekiHome on YouTube, and the Xiaomi 12 Pro looks like a pile of glass in the video. After disassembling the outermost layer of glass that was installed using glue, you can see the motherboard and camera module on the top, and the battery in the middle.

While at the bottom there is a charging port complete with daughterboard, speakers, and haptic motor, as quoted from GSM Arena, Saturday (1/1/2022).

The various connectors, modules, cameras, and connections to this daughterboard need to be removed before the motherboard can be removed. Then you can see the various materials used to cool the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1.

The cooling system consists of a heat sink film, copper layer, silicon glue, and a vapor chamber layer which covers an area of ​​2900 sq. mm.

The Xiaomi 12 Pro is the first phone to sport a 50MP Sony IMX 707 camera sensor, which is accompanied by two 50MP Samsung JN1 sensors used for its ultrawide and telephoto.

The main lens consists of seven layers, which is equipped with OiS, while the telephoto lens uses 5 layers and the ultrawide 6 layers. While the front camera uses a 32MP sensor.

The RAM and storage modules used by the Xiaomi 12 Pro are made by SK Hynix, which is a combination of LPDDR5 and UFS 3.1. Oh yes, from this teardown video it can also be seen that the fingerprint sensor used under the screen is very thin, and more expensive.

The Xiaomi 12 Pro uses a 6.73-inch LTPO AMOLED 120Hz screen, and uses a 4,600 mAh battery that can be charged via a 120W charger and 50W wireless charging.

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