The world's first image from the world's first 64MP camera phone… is of a cat

(Image credit: Redmi)

It looks like the first device to use Samsung’s new Isocell Bright GW1 sensor won’t actually be made by Samsung, with Redmi beating the tech giant to the punch. 

The company already makes phones with an impressive 48MP resolution, however the new Redmi flagship phone is going to seriously step its game up. While the phone has been teased before, in order to whet users’ appetites, the company released a teaser image on the Chinese social network Weibo, shot with the phone’s camera.

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Jon Stapley

Jon spent years at IPC Media writing features, news, reviews and other photography content for publications such as Amateur Photographer and What Digital Camera in both print and digital form. With his additional experience for outlets like Photomonitor, this makes Jon one of our go-to specialists when it comes to all aspects of photography, from cameras and action cameras to lenses and memory cards, flash diffusers and triggers, batteries and memory cards, selfie sticks and gimbals, and much more besides.  

An NCTJ-qualified journalist, he has also contributed to Shortlist, The Skinny, ThreeWeeks Edinburgh, The Guardian, Trusted Reviews, CreativeBLOQ, and probably quite a few others I’ve forgotten.