Last month Xiaomi President Bin Lin teased that the company will be launching a smartphone with a 48-megapixel camera in January. Now the company is all set to launch its new smartphone Redmi X with a 48-megapixel camera this month.Notably, Xiaomi recently announced Redmi as an independent brand and also scheduled an event on January 10 to launch 48-megapixel camera phone as the first smartphone under the new brand.
Xiaomi’s CEO Lei Jun has also shared images of the upcoming phone on the Chinese microblogging website, Weibo. In the images, the handset is seen sporting vertically aligned dual rear cameras with an LED flash placed below. The rear side also features a fingerprint sensor. The smartphone, according to the images will come in Black and two gradient colours.
The Redmi X from Xiaomi has been listed on JD.com with an asking price of CNY 9,999 (roughly Rs. 102,300) and while this pricing is not up to Xiaomi’s affordable standards, the Redmi X price on the online listing is said to be placeholder tag.
The Redmi smartphone bearing a 48 MP camera could be officially unveiled on the 10th of January 2019 in China. The teaser has a new Redmi logo, which will be unveiled along with the launch of the first Redmi smartphone with a 48 MP camera. According to some rumors, the Redmi phone will feature a 6.3-inch full HD+ display with a waterdrop style notch similar to the Mi Play and will be backed by a massive 4000mAh battery.