A large 1-inch Leica 50-megapixel camera has been unveiled for the Xiaomi 12S Ultra

The Xiaomi 12S, 12S Pro, and 12S Ultra were all unveiled during the company’s latest major launch event, which included the Xiaomi 12S, 12S Pro, and 12S Ultra. The Xiaomi 12 series of smartphones was unveiled towards the end of 2021, and these three new devices follow suit. On July 4, the business held an event titled “Imagery Technology Strategic Update” that included the unveiling of these three new smartphones.

One-inch Sony IMX989 camera sensor is included in the Xiaomi 12S Ultra. Smartphones with a 1-inch sensor have been around for a while, but this is currently the most common kind. The Sony Xperia PRO-I and the Sharp Aquos R6 both used comparable technologies.

There is a 48MP wide-angle lens with 128 degrees of field of view, and a strong 48MP wide-angle lens with 120x zoom on the 12S Ultra. There are hopes that this phone’s bigger sensor would enhance the photography of Xiaomi phones significantly. However, until we get our hands on the camera, we won’t know for sure what this phone is capable of.

At 50MP, this camera has three lenses: a 13MP ultra-wide-angle lens for taking broad shots, and a 5MP macro lens for taking close-up shots. On the 12S Pro, you’ll find a primary camera, a portrait camera with 2x zoom, and an ultra-wide angle all using the Sony IMX707 sensor. Punch-hole cameras on the front of both phones allow users to take selfies using a 32MP sensor.

There is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor inside the phones, which is the company’s most recent offering. We know that the 12S and 12S Pro have a maximum storage capacity of 256GB, while the 12S Ultra has a capacity of 512GB; each of these phones have 8GB of RAM. MicroSD cards aren’t supported on any of these devices.

HDR 10+ is supported on all of the 12S Ultra and 12S Pro’s AMOLED panels, which measure 6.73 inches diagonally. One of the greatest resolutions you’ll find on a smartphone is 521 pixels per inch. There are 419 pixels per inch on the 6.28-inch AMOLED display of the Xiaomi 12S. a 4,500mAh battery powers the 12S, which can be charged at a rate of 67W through USB-C or 50W via wireless charging. With a 4,600mAh battery and 120W fast charging, the 12S Pro keeps the same 50W wireless charging as the standard 12S. The 12S Ultra features a 4,860mAh battery, but it’s slower to charge than the Pro at 67W.

There’s no word on when or where these new phones will be available in other countries. In light of the fact that the launch ceremony was held in China, we anticipate these devices will be available first in the nation of origin. As a result, we may see the Xiaomi 12S series come in various areas throughout the globe in the future. However, Xiaomi phones are widely accessible in Europe and India, therefore it is doubtful that these phones would be sold in the United States.

The Xiaomi 12S costs Yuan 4000, or about $680, while the 12S Pro costs Yuan 4600, or around $700. With a starting price of Yuan 6000 (about $900), the Ultra is more expensive.