Samsung has introduced a 200-megapixel picture sensor supposed for smartphone cameras, by far the best decision cellphone digicam sensor ever made. The ISOCELL HP1 has 0.64μm pixels and might bin 16 of them directly for the equal of a 12.5-megapixel sensor with 2.56μm pixels.
Samsung calls the HP1’s pixel-binning know-how “ChameleonCell.” The four-by-four 12.5-megapixel setting is meant for low-light utilization, however it may well additionally seize full 200-megapixel decision pictures, or use a two-by-two binning method for 50-megapixel photographs.
The 2-by-two binning mode additionally lets the HP1 seize 8K video. Samsung says it’s able to capturing 8K with out cropping, though customary 8K (7,680 x 4,320) is lower than 50 megapixels.
Samsung can also be introducing a brand new sensor known as the ISOCELL GN5. It’s a 50-megapixel sensor with 1.0μm pixels, and Samsung says it’s the primary 1.0μm-pixel sensor to combine its Twin Pixel Professional know-how. That principally makes it sound like a smaller model of the 1.4μm-pixel GN2, which was the largest cellphone digicam sensor accessible when it made its debut on Xiaomi’s Mi 11 Extremely this yr.
Samsung hasn’t stated when both new sensor shall be going into mass manufacturing, however samples are at the moment accessible for cellphone producers.