In a new phone named Xiaomi 12S Ultra C, Xiaomi made the announcement today that it will provide the phone with interchangeable lenses that can be inserted for the phone to make it function as a professional camera.
This announcement was made in collaboration with Leica.
This comes after Xiaomi made headlines in July by announcing its revolutionary new phone, the Xiaomi 12S Ultra.
The phone is equipped with high-resolution imaging capabilities, which propelled it to the top of the list compiled by dxomark, a company that specializes in imaging tests, as the best camera phone in the world during the year 2022.
While the Xiaomi 12S Ultra and the 12S Ultra Concept share nearly identical hardware, there are a few notable differences between the two, including: the Xiaomi 12S Ultra’s 48-megapixel wide-angle camera being replaced by a 1 megapixel exposed camera sensor, which is rumored to be sourced from Sony’s IMX989; and the 12S Ultra Concept’s inclusion of a 3D tomography camera.
Despite these differences, the Xiaomi 12S Ultra and the 12S Ultra Concept are nearly The Sony sensor that is located behind the glass of the phone is not covered by a lens, and Xiaomi includes a Leica M holder so that users may attach Leica lenses that are built for DSLR cameras to the phone.