No, we are not talking about Zeiss-branded lens coating, this latest leak is referring to the whole camera bump’s finish. According to reputable Chinese tipser Digital Chat Station, the upcoming Xiaomi 12 will take a unique approach with its camera bump design.
Alleged Xiaomi 12 camera design
In the Weibo post, he says that the camera bump with a bunch of large camera modules inside. However, Xiaomi is likely looking for a way to make it a bit more inconspicuous by applying the same AG glass coating it uses for the back panel.
The tipster says that the company uses new coating technology to achieve a certain feel to go in line with the back finish but didn’t go into detail. Luckily, we don’t have to wait much longer as the Xiaomi 12 should be announced this month.