Redmi has teased an upcoming smartphone with a 64-megapixel camera, alongside releasing a camera sample from the device on Weibo. In a bid to show off its imaging prowess, the teaser image features a picture of a cat with its eyes zoomed in. The teaser image shows the detailing and clarity of the upcoming Redmi device. The phone is expected to make use of Samsung’s 64-megapixel ISOCELL Bright GW1 sensor.
On the other hand, Realme is also prepping to launch their 64-megapixel smartphones later this year. It will be interesting to see if Redmi can beat Realme when it comes to launching the first 64-megapixel smartphone. It is also worth noting that Madhav Sheth, Realme CEO had shared 64-megapixel image samples in June.
In related news, Redmi launched the K20 and the K20 Pro in China in May this year. The devices were also launched in India last week. To recap on the specs, the Redmi K20 Pro features a 6.39-inch FHD+ AMOLED display protected by Gorilla Glass 5. The Snapdragon 855 mobile platform powers the Redmi K20 Pro with up to 8GB of LPDDRX4 RAM.
On the camera front, Redmi K20 Pro has a pop-up selfie camera module that includes an f/2.2 aperture 20-megapixel lens. There is a triple camera system on the glass rear of the phone which houses an f/1.75 48-megapixel camera, an 8-megapixel telephoto lens with 2x optical zoom and a 13-megapixel ultrawide lens.