Late last year Xiaomi president Lin Bin announced an upcoming phone with a 48-megapixel digital camera, and right this moment the corporate has revealed it in full. Regardless of the attention-catching headline spec, it’s turned out to be a product underneath the entry-stage Redmi model known as the Redmi Note 7.
Design-clever, it appears to be like similar to Xiaomi’s smaller, low-cost Mi Play introduced just a few weeks again, with around show notch, a back panel with colourful gradients, a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, and rear-going through twin cameras — considered one of which makes use of that a lot-vaunted 48-megapixel picture sensor and an f/1.8 lens, the opposite of which is 5 megapixels and used for depth data.
The digital camera can take photographs with its 48 million tiny 0.8-micron pixels in good lighting, or mix neighboring pixels for what’s claimed to be the equal of a 12-megapixel photo taken with bigger 1.6-micron pixels. At half an inch throughout, the sensor is bodily reasonably a bit bigger than what’s usually present in smartphones, which ought to give it robust gentle-gathering functionality. After all, the hardware is barely half the story with telephone cameras, so we’ll see how that works out in observe. Elsewhere, the Redmi Note 7 has a 6.3-inch 19.5:9 1080p display screen, a Snapdragon 660 processor, a 13-megapixel selfie digital camera, a 4,000mAh battery, USB-C charging, and a headphone jack.
Final week CEO Lei Jun introduced that Redmi will now be operated as an unbiased model specializing in e-commerce and value effectivity, leaving Xiaomi to focus on mid-to excessive-finish phones and physical retail. Earlier Redmi phones have been massively popular in India specifically, however till now Xiaomi didn’t exit of the way in which to spotlight the model itself; now, the Note 7 carries a brand new emblem on the again saying “Redmi by Xiaomi.”