Galaxy S8 and S8+ come with new Sony IMX333 and Samsung camera sensors

Remember those rumors sourced from the Chinese tech blogosphere that the Galaxy S8 may come with a new custom Sony camera sensor, tagged as IMX333. At the time, it seemed a bit improbable, given that this sensor is not in Sony's official Exmor lineup of mobile sensors, and that the camera was rumored to be the same as on the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. Moreover, last year the 12 MP camera that found its way in the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge uses two sensor models - either Samsung's own S5K2L1 ISOCELL unit, or a piece by Sony, marked as IMX260...
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28. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

So far no huge performance in the camera. Guess we will see.

29. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

IMX333 coupled with Samsung's outstanding camera software, should be more than enough to own the competition once again.

30. Trex95

Posts: 2383; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

https://youtu.be/n0makpckS8c S8 camera vs iPhone 7 plus front and back camera. I think IPhone 7 plus still has better white balance, but S8 camera it seems doesn't suffer from yellowish tinge as S7.

34. kerginaldo17 unregistered

The big problem for anyone who is going to buy an S8 is knowing which sensor he is using. Or one owns Samsung or a Sony. One solution is if the store allows, download the AIDA 64.

36. Trex95

Posts: 2383; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

True. I think S8/S8 plus Exyonse 8895 comes with in house Samsung ISOCELL sensor, SD835 comes with Sony IMX 333 sensor.

35. Trex95

Posts: 2383; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

https://youtu.be/u4NStStz_mM LGG6 camera vs S8 camera seems G6 doing a good job. https://youtu.be/-B8_jUNXaR4 iPhone 7 camera vs S8 camera

37. kerginaldo17 unregistered

Samsung s8 vs iphone 7 https://youtu.be/mlfdTMi8OhU
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