Xiaomi prepares four smartphones with 108 megapixel cameras

by Kelvin

A few weeks ago that Samsung announced its new ISOCELL Bright HMX sensor, which allows you to capture photos of up to 108 megapixels and 6K video. The collaboration with Xiaomi It implies that the Chinese manufacturer will be the first to incorporate these sensors and today it is known that it has four phone models to release it.

In accordance with XDA DevelopersXiaomi has enabled Support to display photos of 108 megapixels in the MIUI Mi Gallery application. This feature is only available for four models identified by their key names: Tucana, Draco, umi Y cmi, all are phones that are in development and that according to the first Xiaomi teaser, would be marketed under the Mi brand.


A couple of months after the launch of the My Mix 4, some think that this would be the first Xiaomi phone to take advantage of Samsung's new sensor. The Mi Mix is ​​the main model in which the Chinese manufacturer shows its technical advances, so it aims to be one of the four that will allow you to take photographs with a resolution of 12,032 x 9,024 pixels.

More megapixels, better photos?

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One of the advantages of the new Samsung sensor is that it measures 1 / 1.33 inches, which ensures that we can capture more light, while the resolution ensures more detail and less noise. The size of this sensor brings it closer to cameras like the Sony RX100 VII and the possibility of record video at 6K at 30 fps I would position it as an affordable option for those who do not want to invest in high-end SLR.

So far there are no details regarding which models could integrate this sensor. It is also rumored that two belong to the Mi brand and two to Redmi. If Xiaomi's intentions are to launch a 108 megapixel main camera phone during 2019, the Mi Mix 4 would be next in the ad queue.

As with its predecessor, the Chinese manufacturer is expected to reveal its next high-end terminal in October.