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Samsung launches new 108 megapixel camera sensor on August 12


Samsung launches new 108 megapixel camera sensor on August 12

Samsung will announce a new mobile camera sensor on August 12th. The South Korean giant’s ISOCELL camera division has tweeted to announce that it would be redefining its resolution on August 12th. We can see the launch of the 108-megapixel ISOCELL sensor. It is rumored that the 108-megapixel will arrive in smartphones in 2020 but the timeline has been revised in the meantime.  In May Samsung has revealed its 64-megapixel ISOCELL Bright GW1 sensor and soon it will be available in upcoming Realme and Redmi phones. The 108-megapixel Samsung sensor will likely be used in the Xiaomi Mi MIX 4 which will arrive in this year at least in China.
The new 48-megapixel ISOCELL Bright GW1 sensor has already been used in the several smartphones launched this year. Brands are now going to push the capabilities of smartphone photography and use higher resolution sensors. Even though the new 108-megapixel sensor will not produce the 108-megapixel shots, the sensor will use pixel binning to output 27-megapixel photos. In this case pixel, binning combines 4 pixels into one to provide great details.
There is no much information about the 108-megapixel sensor from Samsung. Details about the sensor size, actual resolution, technology used will be announced during the upcoming events. Quadbayer filter has been used by the Bright GW1 sensor and other high-resolution smartphone cameras. The users can take a 108-megapixel shot using the Pro mode in the camera app but it would not have that many details as of 27-megapixel photo.
Realme and Redmi are going to launch their new smartphone with 64-megapixel cameras. Xiaomi also revealed that it will launch the first to use a 108-megapixel sensor from Samsung which is Xiaomi Mi MIX 4. An image was showed in a conference that the sensor can take photos in 12032x9024 resolutions. We don't have much information about the confirmation as of now. We can witness Samsung launching the 108-megapixel sensor on August 12.

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