Xiaomi is planning to launch a new smartphone that will support a 48 megapixel camera sensor. Lin Bin, science president has shared a photo on this new development. What the Qualcomm four G or 5G Summit xiaomi India head had said that the company will launch a new smartphone with the Snapdragon 615 processor next year, and it will support up to 48 megapixel sensor as well. I am a President posted an image showing only a portion of the upcoming smartphone. The photo confirms that the real lens will sport a 48 megapixel Camera sensor. He also added that he has been testing it since a few weeks and the smartphone will release in January.
Sony has launched the Sony IMX 586 sensor with effective 48 megapixels with minute 0.8 Micron pixels. There are rumours that xiaomi could be integrating the same sensor in the upcoming device.
The new smartphone could also be powered by the Snapdragon 675 processor made from the 11nm LPP processor Technology, enhanced artificial intelligence engine, adreno 612 GPU and the SoC integrate Octa Core Kryo 450 CPU. The Snapdragon 615 has Qualcomm spectra 250l ISP 414 with image processing along with support for up to 48 megapixel snapshots.
Also at the summit in Hong Kong, Manu Kumar Jain xiaomi India head had confirmed that a new device with the Snapdragon 675 will be launched next year, and it is possible that Lin Bin and Jain are talking about the same device. We should hear more about The Xiaomi smartphone very soon, if the January launch date is true.