Samsung Drops New 16 Megapixel CMOS Sensor for Phones
Samsung today announced a new CMOS image sensor for smartphones, tablets, and point-and-shoot cameras that offers 16-megapixel resolution. In addition to the sheer volume of pixels, the S5K2P1 sensor uses 1.34 micrometer backside illumination (BSI) pixel technology for better low-light performance. The S5K2P1 also shoots native 16:9 video at 60 frames per second. The S5K2P1 is already sampling to select customers, and will reach mass production by the end of the year.
Samsung Shrinks Latest Isocell Camera Sensors
Samsung this week announced two new Isocell image sensors for smartphones and IoT devices. The first is the Isocell Fast 2L9 with Dual Pixel technology, a 12-megapixel sensor with pixels that measure 1.28-micrometers (μm).
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.
LG Innotek Shows Off the G4's 16-Megapixel Camera
LG Innotek today announced a new camera sensor bound for the LG G4 smartphone. The module, which LG teased earlier this week, has a 16-megapixel sensor with an aperture of f/1.8.
OmniVision Sensor Captures HD Video at 240 FPS
OmniVision today announced the OV13870, a camera sensor for mid-range and high-end smartphones that records full HD resolution video at 240 frames per second for the ultimate in slow motion playback. It can also capture 4K/2K video at 60 fps or 720p HD video at 300 fps.