Galaxy S11 to offer crazy 100x Space Zoom camera, just as the 6.9" S11+

Galaxy S11 to offer crazy 100x Space Zoom camera, just as the 6.9
From Greek sources with Samsung insider knowledge that have been right many a times before, especially when it comes to Galaxy phone tips, now comes the eye-watering specs kit of the "like no other" camera of the Galaxy S11 series. 

The camera set on the Galaxy S11 and S11+ will go for both ultrahigh resolutions and record high zoom levels, in addition to extra time-of-flight sensors, and that's just what we've heard so far. That Space Zoom feature that Samsung trademarked recently?

Galaxy S11 and 11+ camera


It turns out that Samsung will one-up them all plebeian phones that offer "mere" 50x hybrid zoom with 100x magnification, derived from a powerful 10x optical zoom achieved with a jaw-dropping 48MP telephoto camera that will accompany a 108MP main sensor.

We don't know what kind of periscope, pixel-binning and straight-out cropping trickery will Samsung employ to get to the maximum 100x zoom level, but the amount of detail that the first phones with 108MP sensors are offering, has proved to be staggering already. 

Galaxy S11+ specs and release


What else are we learning from today's leak to add to the ones from the last few days? Well, that it, and the larger sibling S11+, will be with a 120Hz display refresh rate, while the Galaxy S11+ (the only one that hasn't been rendered in full so far), will sport a whopping 6.9" panel.

This could only mean one thing - a thinner top bezel, as we wouldn't want the S11+ to be much larger than the Note 10+ or the S10+ 5G, after all. Still, 6.9" is a borderline tablet size, so we can't wait to see how much has Samsung sawed off those bezels.



 
What's also pretty surprising is that, according to the insider, the S11 series is going to be announced as soon as February 11, which is much earlier than the typical pre-MWC unveiling that Samsung does which would have fallen on Sunday, February 24. 

Apparently, Samsung is so proud with what it has accomplished on the S11 series, that it may hold a special Unpacked event mid-February way before the MWC expo, and release the phone in very early March.

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20 Comments

1. User123456789

Posts: 1150; Member since: Feb 22, 2019

I highly doubt 10x. It meams 260mm. With 1/2"? K Zoom had the huge thing to achieve 240mm with smaller 1/2.3". 1/2" is too big for periscope.

2. Sam1ne

Posts: 55; Member since: Apr 07, 2019

Um, the S11 will have the 1/1.33" sensor, just like the one in the Xiaomi Note 10.

5. User123456789

Posts: 1150; Member since: Feb 22, 2019

Wide = 1/1.33" "telephoto" = 48MP 1/2" tetracell

3. OneLove123

Posts: 1258; Member since: Aug 28, 2018

S11+ will.be mine!!

21. technophone

Posts: 7; Member since: Sep 25, 2019

May think about it, but maybe the gs8 will out shine it and boom I save money

4. ZEUS.the.thunder.god

Posts: 1172; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

This makes me super excited for Note 11+. I really hope they increase the display size atleast for the + varient. Anything between 6.99 to 7.4 would be amazing. I completely understand that a lot of people want a smaller phone but I think majority would love a bigger display. Also they'll have a smaller Note anyway.

8. Johnabis

Posts: 66; Member since: Feb 17, 2011

I agree with you 100%. a phone with a 7.1 inch display with the rumored 20x9 aspect ratio would = 5.94 inch 16x9 display which is almost the exact size of my Motorola nexus 6 which has a 5.96 inch 16x9 display. technically a 6.9 display would have a smaller view then a 5.96 inch 16x9 display for view 16x9 videos. I feel like everyone has forgotten this that screen ratios with tall screens changes everything.

10. User123456789

Posts: 1150; Member since: Feb 22, 2019

It will be much bigger. A80 has same 20:9 ratio. With 6.7" , it has 108.4cm2. 6" 16:9 has 100cm2. Also A80 has 16.5cm. Note 11+ surely will pass 17.

17. Johnabis

Posts: 66; Member since: Feb 17, 2011

your referring to total area. and yes total area you are correct. but I was referring to total area viewing a 16x9 video which most video's are still shown in.

6. Orion78

Posts: 217; Member since: Mar 27, 2014

Damn I cant even imagine what the Note 11 is going to be like.

7. QuantumRazer

Posts: 160; Member since: Apr 27, 2019

But how is Samsung planning to deal with image quality degradation at shorter zoom range, say 3x or 5x? Will S11 simply crop in from the main sensor and upscale the image, or incorporate hybrid zooming where images from different lenses are fused together, like P30 Pro did at 3-4.9x zoom range?

11. User123456789

Posts: 1150; Member since: Feb 22, 2019

Probably same tricks of huawei.

19. ParZeeVal

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 25, 2019

Since it uses an 108MP Sensor i dont think what would be a problem

9. morgeus09

Posts: 107; Member since: Aug 19, 2018

$999 is impossible with that huge display, gigantic many cameras and super powerful Hardware

12. User123456789

Posts: 1150; Member since: Feb 22, 2019

It will still be cheaper than iphone 11 pro max.

13. rsiders

Posts: 2010; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

I'm all for camera advancements in the hardware side but I'm just gonna say it....these OEMs done lost their minds.lol Seriously just give us good zoom that can still be used at night as well in the day. Sharp ultrawide and of course a beastly main sensor. Even the 108mp is Overkill but I'll take it.

18. Fred3

Posts: 583; Member since: Jan 16, 2018

What are you trying to zoom into at night? lol

20. rsiders

Posts: 2010; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

Great for concert and recreational outdoor scenarios at night. No other reasons...for me at least. :D

15. BillyBoy

Posts: 58; Member since: Jul 01, 2013

''Premium Hole Infinity Display'' - the premium hole thing is quite something

16. S4NDY

Posts: 265; Member since: Mar 14, 2016

Sounds pretty similar as P40 pro 10 x optical zoom rumors

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