Xiaomi Phone Will Come With Interchangeable DSLR Lens?

Xiaomi has recently launched 12 series globally. But the company was working on a far more advanced camera phone which the company has teased now. Yes, we are talking about the Xiaomi 12S Ultra concept phone. As per Xiaomi’s official page on weibo.com, this concept phone allows the user to attach full-size Leica M-mount lenses to it. 

Xiaomi is taking the smartphone one step ahead. For many, the main difference between a professional camera (DSLR / Mirrorless) was the interchangeable lenses. But now, this Xiaomi’s concept phone shows that this difference will no longer exist. It can be the next big thing in the smartphone industry. 

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You must be curious to know more about this phone right? Well, let’s see its details here.

Xiaomi 12S Ultra: Concept Edition With Attachable Lens Option

We know that Xiaomi 12S Ultra is already launched with a 1-inch camera sensor. Due to this, the gap between a professional camera and a smartphone camera had already narrowed. But with this concept edition of Xiaomi 12S Ultra, you can do almost everything you can with a professional camera. 

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No matter whether you need a telephoto, ultrawide, portrait, or any other lens, you can buy different types of professional Leica lenses available. 

The other specs and features of the concept phone are expected to be the same as Xiaomi 12S Ultra.

  • 6.73-inches LTPO2 AMOLED, 120Hz, 1440 x 3200 pixels
  • 50.3 MP Primary Camera with 1-inch full-frame sensor
  • Video: up to 8K and 720p@3840fps slow motion
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
  • GPU: Adreno 730
  • 4860 mAh Battery
  • 67W fast charging and 50W wireless 
  • IP68 rating for dust/water resistance

Smartphone Vs Professional Camera: The Difference is Gone?

You must be wondering Is a DSLR Still Better than a Smartphone Camera? Well the answer is quite complicated now. This Xiaomi concept phone has a main-frame sensor (1-inch) and also the option to attach different lenses. So the difference seems to be gone.

But what if we told you that with this ability, smartphone cameras may not just compete with professional cameras? That’s right! There is a high chance that they may surpass professional cameras. Smartphone processors are powerful and optimized with software, they can process images and video in a better way as compared to professional cameras. Also, many cool AI features available in smartphones are not available in professional cameras. So, the professional ones already seem to be losing the competition in this area.

After the introduction of this concept design, smartphones will also have the upper hand in the following areas.

  • Convenient to carry
  • Way better connectivity
  • Ease of sharing (on social media and others)
  • Large display
  • Ease of taking selfies

Conclusion

Well! The Xiaomi 12S Ultra concept phone is going to be the game changer for the smartphone industry with its unique ability of interchangeable lenses. Who could have expected Xiaomi will introduce this feature instead of Sony or Samsung who have already been manufacturing professional cameras for a very long time? Let’s see how much time it will take to be officially launched. Until then, you can buy other Xiaomi phones.

Are you amazed by this concept phone? And do you think that the smartphone camera will beat the professional cameras (DSLR or Mirrorless)? Share your opinion in the comment section below.

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Photo taken from: Xiaomi Phone on weibo.com