This is significant for a few reasons but mostly because that number is nearly 10 tens as powerful as current smartphone cameras.
It's a tremendous leap forward. But will it be the sort of leap which draws the attention of consumers?
High megapixel count doesn't necessarily mean better photos — Apple and Google use 12-megapixel cameras on their smartphones, and they're the best smartphone cameras you can currently find. Rather, it's good software and processing that is the key to making the iPhone 11 and Google Pixel 4 so good, including in low-light situations.