Redmi Phones Coming This Year to Include 108-Megapixel Camera Sensor, Hints General Manager Lu Weibing


Redmi Common Supervisor Lu Weibing has teased that lots of handsets this 12 months will include 100-megapixel digicam sensors. This comes after the Redmi Notice 9 Professional 5G mannequin was launched in China with a 108-megapixel main lens in December 2020. Weibing additionally took a dig at different producers by saying that the manufacturers that earlier promoted ToF (Time of Flight) sensors now not included them on their new handsets. Redmi telephones wouldn’t have ToF sensors and Weibing says that as a substitute Redmi followers ought to anticipate extra telephones this 12 months to incorporate 100-megapixel or increased decision sensor.

Weibing took to Weibo to say that OEMs that earlier marketed utilizing ToF sensors now not included them of their smartphones. He additionally mentioned that extra telephones are anticipated to launch this 12 months with 100-megapixel sensors, hinting that upcoming Redmi telephones might include a 108-megapixel sensor.

The Redmi K40 vary, that’s teased to launch this month, might combine the 108-megapixel sensor, if we have been to take a position. The Redmi K30 vary included the 64-megapixel sensor, and the successor Redmi Okay40 ought to see an improve in that division. Weibing additionally released a new post whereby he confirmed that the Redmi Okay40 will launch within the final week earlier than the Spring Pageant in China. He shared an image that confirmed an identical round digicam module because the Redmi K30 Pro.

The Redmi Okay40 is tipped to be powered by a sub-flagship SoC, rumoured to be within the Snapdragon 700 sequence, whereas the Redmi Okay40 Professional is rumoured to be powered by the Snapdragon 888 SoC. Redmi Okay40 sequence price in China is teased to start out at CNY 2,999 (roughly Rs. 34,000). That is prone to be the bottom variant within the Redmi Okay40 sequence, and extra premium choices with higher RAM and storage may be anticipated to launch alongside.

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Tasneem Akolawala is a Senior Reporter for Devices 360. Her reporting experience encompasses smartphones, wearables, apps, social media, and the general tech trade. She studies out of Mumbai, and likewise writes concerning the ups and downs within the Indian telecom sector. Tasneem may be reached on Twitter at @MuteRiot, and leads, suggestions, and releases may be despatched to

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