Realme XT: Samsung's 64MP sensor gives "very limited extra detail, if any"

The Realme XT is touted as the 'world's first 64MP camera phone', but is the quality any better than 48MP?
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There are few things more hilarious than corporations making pop culture references that are 14 years out of date. We'll forgive this one, though, as it confirms that the Realme XT camera phone will be a 64MP quad-camera powerhouse.

"All I can say right now about this phone is quad me up when September ends," quipped Realme CEO Madhav Sheth at the company's Leap To Quad Camera event, with Green Day's 2005 anthem Wake Me Up When September Ends playing on stage. 

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.