The Samsung Galaxy S11 (opens in new tab) will ship with a humongous 108MP camera and a five-times optical zoom, according (opens in new tab) to Korean outlet The Elec. It's believed to be the exact same sensor found on the stunning Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha (opens in new tab) — which isn't all that surprising considering Samsung supplies the component to the Chinese manufacturer.
This is about the first sensible rumour we've heard about the Galaxy S11 to date. The rest have been based around design — some claim it will be Samsung's first buttonless smartphone (opens in new tab), while others believe it will come with a sliding screen (opens in new tab). In actuality, it will probably adopt a similar form to the Samsung Galaxy S10 (opens in new tab) and Galaxy S10 Plus (opens in new tab).
There's also been some chatter alleging that Samsung will skip the Galaxy S11 and Galaxy Note 11, instead unifying them with the Samsung Galaxy One (opens in new tab).
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All we know for certain is the Galaxy S11 will be a significant step up from the current Galaxy S10, with reliable tipster Ice Universe noting (opens in new tab) that Samsung is treating the device as a "new beginning." He then added that the handset will feature some refreshing design changes, dramatically improved internals and oodles of AI to boot.
A 108MP camera definitely fits the bill (and will be hard for rival Apple to beat with the upcoming iPhone 12).
Samsung is expected to announce the Samsung Galaxy S11 in February 2020.