Samsung Galaxy S11 trio could feature 48MP telephoto lens in addition to leaked front cover

By Prakhar Khanna | Published on Dec 20 2019
Samsung Galaxy S11 trio could feature 48MP telephoto lens in addition to leaked front cover

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HIGHLIGHTS

Galaxy S11, Galaxy S11e and Galaxy S11+ are rumoured to come equipped with a 48MP telephoto lens.

Samsung Galaxy S11+ may feature a 5X zoom periscope camera unit alongside the 108MP primary sensor.

Samsung Galaxy S11 series is expected to be launched in February 2020.

Samsung Galaxy S11 leaks and speculated information are pouring in from online leaksters and tipsters every single day. The latest leak suggests that the upcoming Samsung flagship could leave the competition far behind in terms of telephoto proficiency. The Galaxy S11, Galaxy S11e and Galaxy S11+ are rumoured to come equipped with a 48MP telephoto lens. Moreover, the Galaxy S11+ is already rumoured to sport a custom 108MP primary sensor that is said to employ 9-cell pixel-binning technology. Also, the front cover of the Galaxy S11 has leaked, hinting at the size of bezels on the handset.

The latest development comes from popular tipster Ice universe, who took to Twitter to reveal that the Galaxy S11, Galaxy S11e, and the Galaxy S11+ will feature a telephoto lens with 48MP. If it turns out to be true, it will be the most powerful telephoto lens in a smartphone going by the current industry standards. Earlier rumours have also claimed that Samsung could deploy a new, custom 108MP sensor on the Galaxy S11+.

The tipster has also posted images of the front cover of what is claimed to be the Galaxy S11. It is said to not be a protective film but the ‘real phone design’. The images show a centrally aligned punch-hole for a single selfie camera. Also, there bezels on all four sides are minimal, including the head and chin. 

Previously, the placement of an ultra-wide camera and a 5X zoom periscope camera unit alongside the 108MP primary sensor on the Galaxy S11+ had leaked. In earlier renders, Samsung Galaxy S11+ was shown to feature a rectangular camera module that may sport up to five sensors along with laser autofocus and a flash.  The phone will reportedly be able to shoot 8K videos.

The Samsung Galaxy S11+ is said to stick with the curved display. Leaks suggest that the display will be as large as 6.9 inches, while the panel itself will be Samsung’s own Dynamic AMOLED display. It could come equipped with 120Hz display refresh rate. 

The Samsung Galaxy S11 is also rumoured to sport a display with a high refresh rate of 120Hz. It has reportedly been certified in China for 25W fast charging. The Galaxy S11 trio is expected to come in 6.2/6.4 inches, 6.7 inches, 6.9 inches display sizes. The company has also patented ‘Space Zoom’ feature, which could come with support for lossless zoom.

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