Xiaomi Reportedly Working on Four Smartphones
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is said to be working on a total of four smartphones with a whopping 108-megapixel primary rear camera. The global brand announced the new sensor in collaboration with Samsung just last month.
Xiaomi also recently launched the Redmi Note 8 Pro as one of the first smartphone with a 64-megapixel primary camera in China. After this, the company plans to take a bigger leap and launch smartphones with 108-megapixel camera in the market. Moreover, Xiaomi’s MIUI gallery app has already added support for viewing 108-megapixel photos in full resolution, which suggests that there might be truth to these rumours.
The four smartphones that Xiaomi is reportedly working on have been codenamed ‘Tucana’, ‘Draco’, ‘Umi’ and ‘Cmi’, and all of them feature Samsung ISOCELL Bright HMX sensor. According to XDA Developers, all of these codenames belong to unreleased devices from the company. It is also possible that these devices will be split between Redmi and Mi brands. Additionally, the fact that Sony has not released a sensor beyond its 48-megapixel IMX586, could mean that these will end up using the ISOCELL sensor.
The report by XDA Developers also states that none of these device code names match with Xiaomi Mi MIX 4 development. The leaks also suggest that Mi MIX 4 will come with the ISOCELL Bright HMX sensor. However, there have also been contradictory reports claiming that Mi MIX 4 will use a 64-megapixel main sensor.
So far, Xiaomi has already officially teased a Mi branded device with a 108-megapixel sensor, but it has not divulged any other details. The megapixel war is heating up and it will be surely exciting to see what other brands might do once Xiaomi makes an official announcement.