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.
May 30, 2017
Essential Products, the startup being run by Andy Rubin, who helped create the Android operating system, announced its first smartphone today, the PH-1. The PH-1 is a high-end handset crafted from a titanium shell that Rubin claims is more robust than aluminum and more resistant to damage when dropped.
Oct 4, 2016
Google today announced the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. These handsets supplant Google's Nexus line of smartphones and include Pixel-specific user interface elements and Google Assistant.
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.
Dec 5, 2018
Qualcomm today fully revealed the Snapdragon 855 mobile platform, its top-tier system-on-a-chip heading into 2019. Qualcomm focus on a number of pillars when developing this SoC, including performance, connectivity, AI, camera, and entertainment.