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.
Jun 14, 2016
OnePlus today announced its third-generation flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 3. The 3 features a sleek, unibody design milled from a single block of aluminum and it measures 7.3mm thick.
Jun 9, 2016
Motorola today announced two new smartphones, the Moto Z Droid and Moto Z Force Droid, both of which adopt a modular design that allows users to enhance them with attachable accessories. The phones are spiritual successors to last year's Turbo 2 and Maxx 2 handsets, but take on new design language in addition to support for the Moto Mods modules.
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.
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.