Several sources claim that Sony is working on a new camera sensor under the IMX9 series after the IMX8 series. This much-anticipated series of sensors are expected to debut this year. The 50MP latest sensor could be called IMX989.
According to Tipster Digital Chat Station, the upcoming IMX9 series sensor may first debut in the forthcoming Xiaomi 12 Ultra smartphone. The Xiaomi 12 Ultra could be the successor of the Mi 11 Ultra. This upcoming smartphone could launch in May this year.
Sony IMX989 Sensor Specifications:
Tipster Digital Chat Station suggested some specifications of the Sony IMX9 series sensors on Weibo. As per reports, the 50MP Sony IMX9 sensors will come with the IMX989 moniker. This high-end sensor could have a 1-inch size and debut with the Xiaomi 12 Ultra latest smartphone. The 12 Ultra will sport a large circular camera module housing four sensors. However, the exact release date of the Sony IMX989 Sensor has not been announced yet.
Xiaomi 12 Ultra Features:
There are many rumours about the specification of this device that have already started. Based on the various rumours, it is almost confirmed that the Xiaomi 12 Ultra may come with the latest upcoming Sony IMX989 Sensor. It is expected to feature a Leica-branded rear camera setup with a 50-megapixel primary sensor. Xiaomi 12 Ultra may launch in China in May with Android 12 based on MIUI 13. This smartphone could feature the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Plus SoC, an upgraded version of the vanilla Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. The chipset will be based on a 4nm process.
Many reports say that it will come with a 6.73-inch 2K E5 AMOLED display and a 120Hz refresh rate. About the battery, a powerful 4900mAh battery with 120W fast charging support will be available on the 12 Ultra smartphone. The Xiaomi 12 Ultra will come with up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB or even 512Gb of internal storage. This flagship smartphone will have stereo speakers with support for Dolby Atoms.
However, nothing is official yet. We have provided you with all the details based on various leaks. We can not be 100 per cent sure until any official notification arrives. You will have to wait to know the absolute truth. It will be exciting to see a new Sony camera sensor on the upcoming Xiaomi 12 Ultra smartphone. We will detail a review of the Sony IMX989 sensor with camera samples after the official announcement. If you have queries about it, put them in the comments box below. Here, we will update the further information.