The Xiaomi 12 Ultra is said to be the company’s next high-end Android smartphone, and a new leak has revealed the camera specs of the future smartphone. The successor to the Mi 11 Ultra will reportedly have a 50MP main sensor and will be powered by the new Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (or Snapdragon 898) chipset. Xiaomi has yet to reveal any details about the device, but the leaked device has two codenames that say the company may also be working on the Xiaomi 12 Ultra Enhanced.
Although details about the Xiaomi 12 were first leaked back in August, report on Xiaomiui’s website suggests that the company may be working on two new devices, codenamed Loki and Thor, corresponding to the Xiaomi 12 Ultra and Xiaomi 12 Ultra Enhanced smartphones, respectively.
According to the report, the Xiaomi 12 Ultra and Xiaomi 12 Ultra Enhanced may be powered by the upcoming Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (or Snapdragon 898) SoC, which is expected to run on most flagship devices in 2022. As for the front of the camera, the Xiaomi 12 Ultra is said to feature a Samsung GN5 50MP sensor as part of its quad camera setup. The leak also states that the Xiaomi 12 Ultra will have a 48MP camera with 2x zoom, a 48MP camera with 5x zoom and a 48MP camera with 10x zoom. In comparison, the Mi 11 Ultra is equipped with a 50MP main sensor, a 48MP ultra wide-angle lens and a 48MP telephoto lens.
According to the report, the Xiaomi 12 Ultra could be a China-exclusive device and could arrive in the second quarter of 2022. The timeline suggested by the leak is the same as the release date of the Mi 11 Ultra. However, Xiaomi has not confirmed the devices at this time and has not revealed any details about their specifications.