According to recent reports, Xiaomi is working on a new device, speculated to have a 108MP camera that could be capable of 120X digital zoom. The company codenamed the phone as CAS and its expected to be a model in the upcoming Mi CC 10 series.
The Russian tech blog revealed that Xiaomi has on the new phone since the beginning of the year and as disclosed some vital information apart from its codename. The device will have a zoom camera with a periscope setup that would allow its lens to be laid out in a wider arrangement, achieving 12X optical zoom with this 108MP sensor. Of course, like Samsung did with the 100X Space Zoom, Xiaomi might use the 120X (digital) zoom to market the phone.
The report shows that the 108-megapixel lens wonâ€™t be a Samsung HMX that Xiaomi that is present on phones like Xiaomi Mi CC9 Pro,Â Mi 10, andÂ Mi 10 Pro, rather it will be a new CMOS Image Sensor thatâ€™s codenamed HM2.
The Mi CC 10 variant is expected to be powered by a Snapdragon 775G with support for 5G and NFC. The phone will reportedly be announced sometime in July.