Xiaomi President Lin Bin has recently shared an image of a mysterious new Xiaomi phone with 48-megapixel camera. Since the time Bin shared the image of the phone, the rumor mill has been speculating that the mysterious phone could Xiaomi Mi 9 or any other Mi series flagship phone. A Chinese leakster has claimed that the 48-megapixel phone could be the first Redmi flagship phone.
The Redmi lineup has always featured mid-range and entry-level smartphones, but it seems that the Chinese manufacturer may break the norm announcing a Redmi flagship phone. When the image with “48MP Camera” was shared by Bin, many started speculating that it could be featuring Sony IMX586 or Samsung ISOCELL GM1 48-megapixel sensor. However, the leakster claims that the alleged Redmi phone could be featuring the cheaper Samsung GM1 sensor.
The smartphone could be priced between 1,500 Yuan and 2,000 Yuan. It could also be the first Xiaomi phone to feature a waterdrop notch display. It could be equipped with a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. Probably, it could be powered by Snapdragon 675. More details on the mysterious 48-megapixel Xiaomi camera phone may surface in the near future. It is advisable to digest the report with a grain of salt and wait for concrete evidence on the existence of a Redmi flagship phone.