Final up to date: September seventh, 2021 at 14:05 UTC+02:00
Samsung launched the world’s first mass-produced 108MP cell digicam sensor in 2019. Final week, the corporate unveiled the world’s first 200MP cell digicam sensor, the ISOCELL HP1. Nonetheless, the corporate has plans to go even larger. The South Korean agency had revealed final yr that it needs to develop a 600MP digicam sensor, however you’ll have to attend fairly a bit for its launch.
Haechang Lee, Senior VP Automotive Sensor, Samsung Electronics, used an attention-grabbing slide throughout his presentation at SEMI Europe Summit. The slide reveals an outline of digicam sensor pixel dimension and determination tendencies since 2000. It mentions that the South Korean agency plans to launch a 576MP digicam sensor someday in 2025. Nonetheless, that sensor won’t find yourself inside smartphones. As an alternative, it seems that Samsung’s upcoming 576MP digicam sensor will likely be developed for cars.
Samsung’s web site had talked about earlier that human eyes match a decision of round 500MP, and the corporate needs to transcend that. With its 576MP sensor, it would obtain that feat, however it won’t essentially imply that it might be a very good match for smartphones. As an alternative, such sensors may very well be utilized in autonomous autos, drones, and medical gear. Autonomous autos would additionally want ultra-powerful chips to course of photographs and movies popping out of such a high-resolution sensor.
The corporate’s 50MP ISOCELL GN2 sensor can be an ideal match for smartphones because it has a big pixel dimension (2.8µm), dual-pixel autofocus, wonderful HDR processing, 4K 120fps and 8K 30fps video recording, and low noise. It’s being rumored that the Galaxy S22 and the Galaxy S22+ might characteristic this 50MP sensor.