Leakster: the Xiaomi 12 will have a triple 50MP camera with a 5x periscope

Xiaomi got a lot of use out of various 108 MP sensors in the last three years, including featuring one on the Mi 11 and Mix 4. However, the ultra wide and telephoto modules continued to use fairly low resolution sensors, often in the 8-13 MP range.

For the Xiaomi 12 generation (remember, no more ‘Mi’), the company will use a triple 50 MP setup, according to leakster Digital Chat Station. This means 50MP main, 50MP ultrawide and 50MP telephoto cameras.

This last one will allegedly use a 5x periscope. Xiaomi is said to have a working 10x periscope, but that focal length is impractical –…