Galaxy S8 as well, but the Sony sensor is listed as... you guessed it... IMX333. The new 8 MP front camera also uses either Sony IMX320, or a Samsung sensor. Sony, as the world's largest phone camera sensor maker, often does custom orders for huge clients like Apple or Samsung, and then the manufacturers tack on optics and image processing of their own, for a completely individualized experience. Thus, the improved low-light and anti-blur abilities that Samsung is touting may be a result of precisely that move, along with some new software algorithms.
couple of shots with the S8 against some popular phones, and the pictures from the new flagship came out with a tad brighter exposure, and not as warm and yellowish color balance as from the S7, but we can't comment on any difference in quality before we get the retail version for a review still. Last year, there was a slight difference in photos taken with the Sony or the Samsung sensor, so it will be interesting to see if that trend will hold with the new S8 camera sensors as well.Samsung's own sensor is coded as S5K2L2 this time, so it seemingly is also a different model than the S5K2L1 that is used in the S7. We made a
The photo from the S8 looks somewhat lighter than the one from the S7, showing overall better detail (most obvious in the sandbox)