(-) – Samsung is claimed to be engaged on a 200-megapixel digicam sensor, that we’d see seem on the Galaxy S22 Extremely in 2022, in addition to another gadgets from completely different producers, if rumours are something to go by.
The newest rumours come from Chinese language web site IT Dwelling (by way of PhoneArena), which presents plenty of Weibo posts from serial leakers together with Ice Universe and Digital Chat Station. It has been claimed the sensor may have 1.28µm pixels, be 1/1.37-inch in measurement and be introduced in some unspecified time in the future this yr. It is also mentioned to make use of pixel-binning expertise and help 16K video recording.
Samsung already presents a 108-megapixel sensor with 0.8µm pixels, and it not too long ago introduced a 50-megapixel sensor in February 2021 that options 1.4µm pixels. The 108-megapixel sensor is discovered on the Galaxy S21 Extremely so it would not come as an enormous shock to see its successor additionally go down the excessive decision digicam sensor path.
The corporate additionally talked about a 200-megapixel sensor in a tweet from its Samsung Exynos account, while referring to the Exynos 2100 chip. The processor is ready to help as much as a 200-megapixel sensor with a multi-camera setup.
Whereas the primary system from Samsung anticipated to probably use the 200-megapixel sensor is not prone to seem till the S22 Extremely, there are another producers mentioned to be working with Samsung on their very own gadgets. Chinese language producer Xiaomi and ZTE are each mentioned to be in talks with Samsung for their very own respective smartphones that includes the 200-megapixel sensor.
Writing by Britta O’Boyle.