The 48MP sensor have also been billed as USPs for mid-premium devices such as the Realme X and the Moto One Vision, the mid-range Redmi Note 7 Pro, and others. Moving further, things look more exciting in the near future with Samsung already having introduced its ISOCELL GW1 sensor boasting a 64MP resolution. Many brands are eager to jump the bandwagon to introduce smartphones with 64MP cameras.
Redmi, Xiaomi’s spin-off brand which expanded its ambit of products with the premium K20 and the K20 Pro, is hoping to usher users into the era of 64MP smartphone photography. Redmi’s official Weibo handle recently shared a supposed sample of a 64MP image clicked with an upcoming smartphone.
There are no cues to reveal if Redmi’s 64MP smartphone uses the Samsung ISOCELL Bright GW1, which is currently the only known 64MP sensor in the market, or any other sensor. The Samsung sensor has a pixel size of 0.8μm and supports 4-in-1 pixel binning which renders a pixel size of 1.6μm. The output images, thus, are 16MP in size i.e. one-fourth of the sensor’s resolution
That’s all about the teasing from brands and there has been no official word about any specific device other than the Galaxy A70s that might be using a 64MP. The prospects seem exciting but we’ll only know better when we see some hands-on results from these smartphones.