New Samsung Camera Sensor Offers HD in Slim Profile
Samsung today unveiled a new camera sensor designed specifically for slim devices. The S5K8AA is a 1.2-megapixel, 1/8.2-inch CMOS image sensor system-on-chip (SoC) that can be used in camera modules shorter than 3mm. The S5K8AA supports video capture at 30 frames per second at 720p HD resolution and 60 frames per second at VGA resolution. The S5K8AA also includes 1.4 micrometer backside illumination pixel technology for low-light performance. This new camera sensor would be ideal in the user-facing position on smartphones that include video chatting applications. The chip is already sampling to select customers. Samsung didn't say when it would reach mass production.
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.
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.
Aug 15, 2017
Qualcomm today announced a major expansion of Spectra, its effort to offer manufacturers a drop-in hardware and software solution for easily and affordably adding advanced camera technology to phones and other devices powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon chips. The expanded Spectra suite includes three new hardware camera modules.
Nov 26, 2019
MediaTek has revealed that its first SoC with integrated 5G modem and high-end processor will be called the Dimensity 1000. The company revealed the first set of details on the chip in May.