Redmi Note 8 Pro is the world's first 64MP phone… but how's the image quality?

Redmi Note 8 Pro is the world's first 64MP phone… but how's the image quality?
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Xiaomi has officially won the race to announce the world's first 64-megapixel phone, with the Redmi Note 8 Pro due to arrive in September.

The Redmi Note 8 Pro features a four-camera array centered around the 64MP primary sensor, supported by an 8MP ultra wide-angle, 2MP macro, and 2MP time of flight (depth detecting) sensor. On the front of the device is a 20MP selfie camera. 

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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.