After Realme, Xiaomi Boasts Of A Smartphone With 64 MP Camera
Earlier this month, Chinese smartphone maker, Realme had shared a Twitter post that addressed a smartphone with a 64 MP camera. The company has scheduled a media briefing on the 8th of August which will reveal more details about the upcoming smartphone.
However, the Realme event will be held in India whereas the Xiaomi event will be held in China. Therefore, it is assumed that the former will be the first one in line to offer a commercially available 64 MP camera smartphone in India.
Nonetheless, both the upcoming smartphones from Xiaomi and Realme are assumed to incorporate the same sensor, Samsung made Isocell GW1.
For readers who are unaware, the Samsung Isocell GW1 utilises a technology called Pixel Binning. It combines the image data captured from multiple sensors to produce a single image. Hence, the sensor actually consists of four 16 MP sensors which produce a combined output of 64 MP.
Besides the 64 MP sensor, the upcoming Xiaomi smartphone is reported to have three additional sensors which will be as follows:
- Ultra-Wide Sensor
- Depth Sensor Sensor
- ToF Sensor (Time Of Flight)
Noteworthy, the images captured via 64 MP phone will have a file size of about 20 MP and can be best viewed on displays with upto 8K resolution.
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