Sony Pushes Camera Phone Pixel Race Past 16 Megapixels
Sony recently introduced several new sensors for camera phones. The new Exmor R back-illuminated CMOS image sensors come in different lens and megapixel configurations. The IMX081PQ module features a 16.41 megapixel sensor and the IMX105PQ features an 8.13 megapixel sensor. Sony says the new sensors have high sensitivity and good low-light performance. The modules can also capture video at full 1080p HD resolution. They are shipping in January and April, respectively, of 2011.
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.
Sony Reveals the Xperia Z5 In Small and Large Sizes with 4K Display
Sony today announced the Xperia Z5, a family of flagship smartphones that range in features and size. All three versions rely on the same slim metal design from previous generations of Xperia Z devices with glass on the front and back surfaces.
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 XZ Steps Up Camera Tech
Sony today showed off the Xperia XZ smartphone, a high-end follow-up to the Xperia X series devices from earlier this year. For the XZ, Sony said it concentrated on improving the camera and video camera performance, as well as further refining its design language.
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.
Same tech as the iPhone 4 camera...
THATS whats up.
Imagine a retina display with 16MP photos on the Apple A5 processor running at 1.5 GHZ with 1GIG of memory and 64 gigs of storage...
The phone would be damn near perfection!
I mean, besides the whole messaging notifications annoying the hell out of you that is.
Just in time
Jeez, I bought a 7MP camera for $100...two years later it is being more than doubled by a damn phone...smh...