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Samsung confirms a 16 MP ISOCELL camera sensor is on tap for future flagships

0. phoneArena posted on 07 Nov 2013, 05:17

A Samsung presentation slide had a new 16 MP ISOCELL sensor listed that we didn't previously know about. When it announced the ISOCELL tech with superior low-light abilities, Samsung only mentioned an 8 MP unit is in the works, but the influx of 13 MP and even 20 MP or 40 MP phones, has apparently upped the resolution ante for it...

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posted on 07 Nov 2013, 07:57

25. zuckerboy (banned) (Posts: 898; Member since: 22 Dec 2011)

1440p called 2k and 4096x2130 is 4k 1080p full hd

posted on 07 Nov 2013, 09:32 1

34. Shatter (Posts: 2036; Member since: 29 May 2013)

1080p is a 2k resolution. If you don't believe me go do some quick research.

posted on 07 Nov 2013, 07:59 2

27. marbovo (Posts: 658; Member since: 16 May 2013)

All of this without touckwiz should be great

posted on 07 Nov 2013, 06:35

12. thinker (Posts: 2; Member since: 07 Nov 2013)

Who need bigger MP when it lowers the sensor size?

posted on 07 Nov 2013, 07:44 2

23. Shatter (Posts: 2036; Member since: 29 May 2013)

More detail and overall better looking photos from higher MP.

posted on 07 Nov 2013, 06:46 3

13. pyradark (Posts: 884; Member since: 10 Jun 2012)

Sony sensor is still the best!!
Good luck with that Sammy

posted on 07 Nov 2013, 06:53 2

14. rency0722 (Posts: 158; Member since: 12 Jun 2013)

Based on computation, given pixel pitch of 1.12 micron and 16.1 megapixel sensor, the sensor size will be 1/2.8" to 1/3.0"

Sony already developed 16.4 MP Exmor R for mobile way back 2010. Note that the improvements in the Exmor RS were HDR for video as well as support for 4K video recording and 120 fps video rec. (delete the space on "h" and on the org part)

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posted on 07 Nov 2013, 07:53 2

24. PAPINYC (banned) (Posts: 2315; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)

If this were a new hardware feature on Apple's next iPhone the article would have stated, "this is a REVOLUTIONARY new camera sensor and there's nothing else like it," instead of writing, "1.12 micron pixels, so we wouldn't expect the utmost quality from it, not to mention there wasn't anything about an OIS module around it." And, OIS is not available on iPhones either but, a limited iOS is.

posted on 07 Nov 2013, 08:07

29. Sondae (Posts: 291; Member since: 02 Jan 2013)

Well its about time for samsung to upgrade there camera because now a days most phone like nokia and sony has higher mp. I am looking forward to see this in 2014 on s5.

posted on 07 Nov 2013, 09:35

35. Shatter (Posts: 2036; Member since: 29 May 2013)

The z1 and Nokia phones are low end point and shoots, Samsung doesn't care about camera as long as it looks good to most people which a normal camera does.

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