First Xiaomi Mi Note camera samples surface

The new Xiaomi Mi Note has just made its official appearance, and one particularly interesting question for the new handset is just how good its cameras are.

The Mi Note ships with a 13-megapixel main camera with a Sony sensor, a fast, 6-element, f/2.0 lens, optical stabilization and dual-tone LED flash by Philips. The specs alone, however, don't tell us much about the actual quality of the photographs it takes. For this, we need to see real world samples, and luckily, Xiaomi has published a few of them (unfortunately, not yet available in full resolution). The shots are clearly made by a professional photographer, but are nonetheless very useful in seeing that the camera in the Mi Note is definitely no slouch. The night shot in particular shows the capability of the phone to use long shutter speeds to gather more light (that particular scene was shot with 2 seconds on the shutter speed count) with a maximum 32-second exposure.

Up front, there is a 4-megapixel selfie camera with 2┬Ám pixel size (the same as on HTC's UltraPixel cam), and this large size is advertized as being advantageous to low-light performance. Take a look at the first camera samples from both of the Xiaomi Mi Note cameras and let us know your thoughts about the image quality in the comments section.



1. Cyagocaliz unregistered

Nah, iPhone takes much better pictures especially in low-light conditions.

6. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Yeah you can tell that from this lol

8. CanYouSeeTheLight

Posts: 1122; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

I wouldn't even mind answering to him considering he's nothing but a troll that spreads misinformation and uses his opinion as a fact, someone that has 90 posts in 3 days obviously doesn't have anything better to do with their life.

9. gaara6775

Posts: 738; Member since: May 20, 2014

I agree with you. His world revolves around Sony & apple.

13. neela_akaash

Posts: 1239; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

I think almost all the flagships take remarkable photos these days. Nokia's pureview Soni's imx, Samsung's ISOCELL HTC'S UltraPixel Etc... Can't complain with any of these sensors.....

15. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

Holy crap, I didn't even notice that he's only been around for 4 days now...I seem to see him everywhere.

16. iLovesarcasm

Posts: 589; Member since: Oct 20, 2014

We're not that stupid to take photos only at low-lighting conditions.

2. Tritinum

Posts: 471; Member since: May 06, 2014


3. kent-gaga

Posts: 609; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

these photos are more or less edited

4. faizan-sharif

Posts: 98; Member since: Jun 26, 2013

they are okay for the price but no match with the big boys

5. alireza_asol

Posts: 11; Member since: May 15, 2014

its imx214 imx240 could be very better

7. Andrewtst

Posts: 696; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Mi anytime can taken better picture than iPhone. iPhone camera no longer a king. Anytime Note 4 already far better than iPhone 6 Plus.

10. Zack_2014

Posts: 677; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

Kind of useless making this comment over and over again. People here just like following like a sheep. What one says, continue to pass on the same comments in every iPhone related articles

12. PorkyBurger

Posts: 585; Member since: May 18, 2013

Ahhhh, lush. I love that store ~(T^T~) I bought some gifts for my sis there. I wish every store would smell like Lush. lol.

17. iLovesarcasm

Posts: 589; Member since: Oct 20, 2014

Edited photos.

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