05 November 2019
UPDATE (November 1st, 2019):
Xiaomi has officially revealed Mi Note 10 camera specifications through a teaser poster. It shows that the smartphone will have a vertically aligned Penta-camera setup on the back panel. It will have a 108-megapixel main sensor, a 5-megapixel telephoto sensor with up to 50x zoom, a 12-megapixel portrait (depth) sensor, a 20-megapixel wide-angle sensor, and a 2-megapixel macro sensor.
The first three sensors have been placed in a single module and the other two are just below it. It also has dual LED flashes to help with low-light photography.
Original (October 31st, 2019)
Xiaomi has announced that it will launch Mi Note 10 as the world's first 108-megapixel Penta camera smartphone on November 14th in Poland. It has been teasing the phone on its social media accounts for a few days and as per speculations, it is essentially a rebranded version of the Mi CC9 Pro for global markets.
One of the Xiaomi tweets includes a Mi Note 10 camera sample clicked using the 108-megapixel camera sensor. It has shown standard and zoomed-in versions of a ship. One can read the name of the ship "Vision of Seas" quite clearly in the second version despite it being over 500 meters away.
This 108-megapixel camera sensor is the same one that Samsung developed in collaboration with Xiaomi. The Mi MIX Alpha is the first smartphone to get announced with the sensor but it is the Mi Note 10 which will make it available globally and to a bigger user base. As for the Chinese version Mi CC9 Pro, it will launch earlier on November 5th at an event in Beijing.
The other four cameras sensors included in the Penta camera setup are said to be a 20-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens with 117-degree Field of View, a 12-megapixel telephoto lens with up to 5x optical zoom and 50x hybrid zoom, a 2-megapixel macro lens, and a depth sensor. The camera setup is further said to have dual LED flashes. The phone is expected to have a notched display, curved edges, and Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G processor.