Samsung announces 64MP and 48MP sensor for smartphone cameras

It was previously revealed that by 2019, the camera sensor for smartphones will get to 100Megapixels.

Samsung announces 64MP and 48MP sensor for smartphone cameras

Samsung has decided to upgrade its camera technology for smartphones with the new 64MP ISOCELL Bright GW1 sensor and the 48MP ISOCELL Bright GM2 it is working on.

Samsung’s new 64MP sensor will feature some interesting upgrade such as the Tetra cell binding technology, will be able to merge four pixels into one, pushing out 16MP images in low light environments and remosaic algorithm for full 64MP shots in brighter scenarios.

The 64MP sensor will be able to bring high-performance phase detection for improved autofocus and support for full HD video recordings at 480 fps, and the Quad-Bayer will enable real-time HDR.

While the 48MP sensor will feature some noticeable upgrade over the existing GM1, which include utilizing the collected light more efficiently in bright environments and through Samsung Super PD technology it will be able to produce better autofocus.

News has it that Samsung’s new 64MP and 48MP sensors are already in test mode and they are expected to be available for smartphone makers by the second half of the year 2019.



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