Samsung announces new 8 MP ISOCELL sensor for front-facing cameras

The new Samsung-made sensors should bring richer images, and enhanced color reproduction to front-facing cameras...
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1. junaidahmed

Posts: 103; Member since: Sep 04, 2014

note 5 will be epic

5. TheStanleyFTW

Posts: 252; Member since: Feb 20, 2013

Note 5 will be epic, Note 6 wil be epic Note "x" will be epic.... Moral of le comment: THE NOTE SERIES WILL ALWAYS BE EPIC! :D

9. junaidahmed

Posts: 103; Member since: Sep 04, 2014

true.. and to think i laughed when the first note was announced. I never thought any one would use a phone that big, i'm glad i was wrong. Note 4 is the most well rounded phone right now, imo atleast.

16. Ruturaj

Posts: 1484; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

Some people wanted big phone before note too. I had dell streak 5.

42. gueAHOK

Posts: 156; Member since: Mar 03, 2015

Note 4 already epic Note 5 will be more epic Note 6 will be more epic than epic Note 7 will be more epic than more epic.

24. MyPhoneIsBetterThanYours

Posts: 60; Member since: Feb 22, 2015

Especially when Competition consists of a fruity CEO who likes anal beads.

2. maherk

Posts: 6890; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Damn it Samsung! Have a little bit of mercy on your haters.

3. TimCook

Posts: 450; Member since: Oct 23, 2014

Am I the only one who is not impressed with samsung? How are these gimicky tricks gonna beat the iPhone?

6. majp89

Posts: 182; Member since: Jun 18, 2013

It's not a gimmick, people take a lot of pictures with the front facing camera of their phone. That's why they're advancing them to make them better.

8. TimCook

Posts: 450; Member since: Oct 23, 2014

Dude the entire gs6 presentation was a summary of gimicks and copycats... Who are they trying to fool with these BS?

14. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

What exactly did the GS6 copy? Because nothing I saw with the GS6 appears on any iPhone. Gimmicks? At $650 I hardly find the Galaxy S to be gimmicky. Its made better than an iPhone with a mid-garde version of the aluminum alloy, while Aple uses the bottom of the barrel shi**y grade which si why it bends. I know what the problem, the reason you can't say nothing good about Samsung, because it would make you sound like an Android fan and a Apple hater for buying and paying for that overprice old hardware bearing crackpot called an iPhone. You just keep cheering for Apple you ignorant loser, while they keep taking your money and give you crappy @$$ hardware.

17. Ruturaj

Posts: 1484; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

It has 14nm SOC which is faster and power efficient, UFS 2.0 memoery which is 2.7 times faster, better camera. How are this gimicks or copies.

19. tedkord

Posts: 17364; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Absolutely. They copied the UFS storage, 14nm finfet CPU and DDR4 that the iPhone will have next year. The scoundrels!

27. Calzone

Posts: 12; Member since: Feb 04, 2015

LOL!!!!

37. KiwiRoundEye

Posts: 9; Member since: Apr 21, 2014

He's telling the true don't you know! Samsung has a " Time Machine " and the only thing they use it for is to go into the future to steal Apples innovation before they can even use it. Jack A$$.

38. AndreaWijayanti

Posts: 69; Member since: Mar 03, 2015

Copycats? Coz samsung copying iphone's bottom?

45. gueAHOK

Posts: 156; Member since: Mar 03, 2015

really? I think the entire iphone6 and 6plus was a summary of gimicks and copycats of samsung galaxy s & note.

7. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

I highly doubt the next gen iPhones are going to have more than 4MP FFC so....

15. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

After the S6 highlights, I can assure you the iPhone 6S will finally get a 2.0MP front camera which cost peanuts now since most phone shad them since 2009. lol By the time Apple gets a a4MP shooter n the front, everyone else will have something4 times more powerful. I personally think anything about 5MP on the front is overkill. What I think they will eventually do is, make a single camera that takes the same phone front or rear with a single camera with 2 shutters.

35. shimanto1123

Posts: 105; Member since: Nov 20, 2014

If Apple includes 2mp camera on its front, Tim Cook will demand his loyal apple fans' Scrotums to give them this innovative 2mp camera. Because its an innovation (introducing front camera of more than 1mp on iPhones).

39. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Judging from the latest front camera comparison, the S6's 5 megapixel is only marginally better (if even at all) than the iPhone 6's 1.2 megapixel and the Note's 3.7 megapixel. It's really not impressive. But of course all that doesn't matter because 8mp > 5mp > 3.7mp > 1.2mp

10. junaidahmed

Posts: 103; Member since: Sep 04, 2014

A feature that might seem gimicky to you may be useful to someone else.. to each his own, right?

11. TimCook

Posts: 450; Member since: Oct 23, 2014

Sure absolutely, i am just expressing my opinion.., your might be different

41. drunkenjay

Posts: 1678; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

lol your not expressing jack crap except hate. you are well known as a samsung hater.

12. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

and how long are u going to stay BRAINWASH and act like a idiot

13. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

So a better camera is now a gimmick? Why don't you enjoy your $749 1.2MP front facing piece of crap camera in your iPhone, while the rest of us have at least 2.0, with 1080P recording, panoramic shots from the front camera and more. You have to be a fool to support Apple. Just FYI, the last phone I had with a 1.3MP camera was in 2004. Which really makes the iPhone using 1.2MP really pathetic. What is a gimmick is how you rather remain purposely ignorant knowing that te iPhone isn't even remotely worth what Apple sells it for. After all, it costs them $220 to make, has 2 or more year old hardware which today is cheap; yet other phones have significantly better hardware at a lower cost. Again the Note 4 retails for $699 at its lowest depending on carrier. Surprisingly Version actually sells it less than ALL the other major carriers. 3.7MP front, 16MP rear, quadcore, 1440p and more. You can brag about a boring UI that is fast because the phone has no full multi-tasking, no huge benefits whatsoever, while using a poor mans hardware at premium costs. Or you wake your self up from the Apple nightmare and actually buy a brand of phone where A) Competition spurs a company to do better each model, B) if you switch brands but use the same OS, everything you bought comes with you, even on non-Android platforms as far as media, C) will actually show you are smarter than the average bear.

20. JMartin22

Posts: 2371; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

Will you let poor TimeCook be? I mean, he's honestly trying his hardest, when his hardest is only being able to name call. He has to demonstrate his re-affirmation to hate Samsung products somehow. This is much more harder for him than I believe you and me realize.

18. tedkord

Posts: 17364; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Yes, you are the only one.

26. Mutation.X

Posts: 185; Member since: Feb 09, 2015

Really. In 3 years time iphones will have what these phones have, then what are you gonna say? You hypocrite. Look at the IP4 to IP6,stole so many features from Android.

44. phichart

Posts: 335; Member since: May 03, 2014

you don't need to use font camera coz you are ugly
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