Samsung Galaxy S11 to have monstrously huge 108MP camera and 5x zoom lens

Samsung Galaxy S11 to have monstrously huge 108MP camera and 5x zoom lens
(Image credit: Samsung)

Forget the camera sensor wars - now it seems that the future is all about stuffing as many megapixels as technologically possible onto phone sensors that are just millimeters wide. 

Samsung will reportedly be the latest phone manufacturer to use a 108MP sensor that subsidiary Samsung Electro-Mechanics announced in August. However, this sensor has also popped up in the weird, yet wonderful wrap-around screen Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha 5G phone that will be released in December. 

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With over a decade of photographic experience, Louise arms Digital Camera World with a wealth of knowledge on photographic technique and know-how – something at which she is so adept that she's delivered workshops for the likes of ITV and Sue Ryder. Louise also brings years of experience as both a web and print journalist, having served as features editor for Practical Photography magazine and contributing photography tutorials and camera analysis to titles including Digital Camera Magazine and  Digital Photographer. Louise currently shoots with the Fujifilm X-T200 and the Nikon D800, capturing self-portraits and still life images, and is DCW's ecommerce editor, meaning that she knows good camera, lens and laptop deals when she sees them.