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Samsung reveals plans to develop 576MP smartphone sensor by 2025

If you thought the megapixel wars were over, you might want to gear up once again. Samsung has revealed plans to release a 576-megapixel smartphone sensor by 2025. At the SEMI Europe Summit, which took place back on September 1, 2021, Samsungs Senior Vice President and Head of Automotive Sensors, Haechang Lee, presented a slide showing the history of the companys image sensor technology. dpreview.com

2021-9-8 18:17

Why Lower Resolution Sensors Are Not Actually Better in Low Light

There is a purveying thought that larger resolution sensors, with therefore smaller pixels, are worse than lower resolution sensors, with therefore larger pixels, in low light. This is a myth. Chris Niccolls and Jordan Drake from DPReview TV have published a video that succinctly explains how this myth was perpetuated for years and, arguably, still […] petapixel.com

2021-8-17 19:45

Leaked ISOCELL presentation slide suggests Samsung entertaining the idea of a 600MP smartphone sensor

A promotional image for Samsung Semiconductors' 108MP ISOCELL Bright HMX mobile camera sensor. Known smartphone leaker Ice Universe has shared a leaked slide from Samsung Semiconductor presentation that suggests the company is looking to push the boundaries of its ISOCELL image sensor technology, going so far as to question the possibility of putting a 600MP sensor inside a mobile device. dpreview.com

2020-12-8 22:26

DXOMark: The Top 10 Camera Sensors Change Yet Again for June 2019

It's that time of the month again where we take a quick look at the top 10 performing camera sensors according to the guys and gals over at DXOMark. For the second month in a row, there is a newcomer to the top 10 list, and we're sure that as DXOMark continue to put newer cameras through their assault course, there will be more camera sensors shaking things up in the coming months. thephoblographer.com

2019-6-28 13:00

The Huawei P30 Pros Game-Changing Camera Sensors Were Made by Sony

Huawei’s new P30 Pro smartphone has jaw-dropping low-light abilities and industry-leading image quality. The company has been touting its quad camera system as being co-engineered by Leica, but here’s an interesting piece of info that isn’t being widely publicized: all the imaging sensors were made by Sony. EE Times just published a teardown of the […] petapixel.com

2019-4-15 17:45

(SR5) UPDATED: you cannot use the full potential of Sonys new 60, 54 and 36MP FF 8K sensors without the proprietary SLVS-EC interface

The past week I shared the specs of three new Sony 8K sensors. All these will be available for third-party companies too. But there is one very important aspect we learned now from our sources: UPDATED: The full sensor power can only be used if the companies buy the proprietary Sony SLVS-EC interface too. sonyalpharumors.com

2018-12-6 17:47

Yes, Nikon Designs Its Own Sensors

Sony has been receiving attention and praise in recent years for the quality of its sensors and the fact that it produces sensors for other heavyweight camera companies, including Nikon. But even though some of Nikon’s CMOS sensors may be manufactured in Sony factories, Nikon actually spends a considerable amount of resources designing those high-end […] petapixel.com

2018-7-18 22:48

A Canon Large Format Digital Camera Could Be Really Cool, But Thats Not What Were Getting

If you have been into photography for any length of time you should likely understand the idea that generally bigger is better when it comes to imaging sensor size. Smaller sensors have gotten pretty good over the years, but no matter what, cameras with larger sensors have always had that anything you can do, I can do better leg up over cameras with smaller sensors. thephoblographer.com

2018-6-20 01:00