Last month, Xiaomi released the newest variant of its custom Android skin which is dubbed MIUI 11. Even though likely through its source code, a member of team XDA has discovered the keyword “Tele 5X” and keyword “ultra tele” which is accompanied by description “use 50X zoom to capture distant objects in bigger detail”. These findings encourage Xiaomi is developing a phone with 5X optical zoom and 50X digital zoom, making it the third Chinese company to do so.
Earlier this year, Huawei launched the photography centric P30 Pro what is the initial handset to support 5X optical zoom and 50X digital zoom. The smartphone is capable to attain this awesome level zoom with the help of a periscopic digital camera module. Soon after its release, Oppo moreover released the Reno 10x that is supplied with a exact same periscopic digital camera scanner and that Additionally support 5X optical zoom and 50X digital zoom.
Coming back to the source code of MIUI 11, it was previously revealed that Xiaomi is working on a phone that will be capable to capture 8K videos at 30fps. Assumedly, this will be the exactly smartphone that will support the amazing zoom capabilities we had previously talked about.
Unfortunately, any details unless of course for the existence of such a Xiaomi phone are currently unavailable. Consequently, it is hard to divulge whether Xiaomi will moreover implement the periscopic module on its smartphone or come up with its Quite own unit of technology. Nonetheless, it might incorporate the 108 MP Samsung made camera which is also found on the Mi Mix Alpha. The actually high resolution of this camera sensor would allow the details to be preserved even after shooting with 8X digital zoom.
The implementation of the technology is assumed to be quite simple as the hurdles of developing the areas like already been overcome by Oppo and Huawei, Consequently, Xiaomi could release a smartphone with this tech in the coming months. However, we will have to wait until an formal announcement is made.