Xiaomi to produce a camera phone with a whopping 200MP sensor?!

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Over the past few years, we've seen the camera phone megapixel race accelerate beyond what most professional cameras are even capable of. However, it seems that this technology could be about to make another giant leap forward, with rumors that Xiaomi is working on a camera phone that will feature a massive megapixel count.

Gadgets 360 recently reported that Xiaomi was working on a camera phone with a 200MP ISOCELL sensor that's said to be sourced from Samsung. Xiaomi has only just recently released the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra, which packs the respectably large 50MP main sensor. However, could a new 200MP sensor blow this piece of tech out of the water? Well, it depends. 

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Louise Carey

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.