Sony Debuts Trio of New Exmor Camera Sensors
Sony today unveiled three new CMOS sensors for smartphones and other devices that fall under the Exmor RS brand. Two of the new sensors rate 8 megapixels and the third rates 13 megapixels. The sensors are paired with new f/2.2 lenses, better auto-focus, are capable of better low-light performance, and will be able to shoot HDR (high-dynamic range) video. Sony says that despite the new features, the modules have the same measurements of earlier Exmor sensors. Sony expects to ramp up full-scale production of the new Exmor RS sensors by October.
Hands On with the Sony Xperia Z4v for Verizon
Sony, as a company, is having a prolonged rough patch in the US phone market these days, but when they do get a phone to market here, they're often quiet gems. Sony is particularly skilled at crafting phones with premium materials and build quality.
Samsung Refreshes Its Line of Isocell Camera Modules
Samsung today introduced a range of camera modules in its Isocell series of imaging sensors. Samsung's Isocell technology isolates individual pixels from one another with physical barriers.
Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Captures and Plays 4K HDR Video
Sony today announced the Xperia XZ2 Premium, a high-end Android phone that boasts some of the most advanced imaging features available in a mobile device. The XZ2 Premium has a 5.8-inch 4K HDR display (16:9 aspect ratio) that Sony says is 30% brighter than its previous mobile 4K screen.
Sony's Latest Camera Sensor Captures 1000fps Super Slow-Mo
Sony today announced a new camera sensor for smartphones that will make it possible top capture incredible slow-motion video. The dual-layer CMOS sensor includes 1 GB of DRAM, which Sony says allows the sensor to capture and read images much faster.