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Xiaomi Mi Note 10: First-ever 108-megapixel smartphone camera unveiled

The Xiaomi Mi Note 10 has been unveiled, and it features a record-breaking high-resolution sensor as one of its five cameras.

Xiaomi introduced the highest-ever resolution camera for a smartphone with its newest flagship, the Xiaomi Mi Note 10 today. With a 108-megapixel resolution, the snapper can reportedly capture billboard images that are 4.24m high. The ISOCELL sensor itself measures 1/1.33-inches and 12032 x 9024 pixels resolution. In low-light conditions, it switches to 4-in-1 pixel-binning. Along with this sensor there are four further snappers on the back of the device.

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The remaining cameras include:

  •  12-megapixel 2x telephoto lens dedicated for portrait shots, with 50mm focal length
  • 5-megapixel 5x telephoto lens equipped with OIS, capable of 10x hybrid and 50x digital zoom
  • 20-megapixel ultrawide lens with 117-degree field of view
  • macro lens for close-up shots
  • 32-megapixel selfie camera

A forthcoming Pro edition will also have a 8-piece lenses on the main camera. The photographic set-up looks to offer great versatility, but specs and numbers don’t tell the whole story. Wait for our review to see how the snappers perform in the real world.

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Aside from the camera, there’s still plenty of other features to get excited about. The battery has an enormous 5260mAh capacity that’s reportedly good enough for two days of use — plus it can be recharged very quickly with a 30W fast charger. It runs on a Snapdragon 730G chipset, which won’t match the performance of the flagship Snapdragon 855 processor but nonetheless should handle day-to-day tasks well.

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The AMOLED display measures 6.47 inches, with”slimmer bezels than ever”. There’s also been a re-think of the under-screen fingerprint scanner, which has a 10% larger area and it’s 88% thinner, which might explain how’s there’s room for such a large battery capacity. The device will be available in three colours: Midnight Black, Aurora Green, and Glacier White.

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