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.
Dec 4, 2019
Qualcomm today announced the Snapdragon 865, its new top-end chipset to power flagship phones in 2020. Unlike most previous Snapdragon chips, the 865 is split into two physical chips: the main processor chip and a separate radio modem chip that includes a 5G modem based on the company's X55 5G modem.
Aug 12, 2019
Samsung's latest camera module for phones has a world-first 108-megapixel resolution and can record 6K-resolution video at 30 fps. Samsung announced the camera sensor module today, as a collaboration with Xiaomi.
Oct 9, 2018
Google today announced a new batch of Pixel phones, including the Pixel 3 and larger Pixel 3 XL. The phones will come in sand, black, and white.
May 9, 2019
Samsung has two new ultra-high-resolution image sensors for phone cameras, offering up to 64 megapixel resolution. The ISOCELL Bright GW1 operates in two modes: In bright light, it can produce a full 64-megapixel image.