Samsung introduced a 108-megapixel photosensor for smartphones

Samsung announced a jointdevelopment with Xiaomi - a sensor for mobile cameras with a record resolution, stepping imaginable frames at once by a couple of steps. The ISOCELL Bright HMX sensor has a resolution of 108 megapixels.

Even with a pixel size of 0.8μm this implies a very solid physical dimensions of the sensor - and they are really record-breaking - 1 / 1.33 inches. Tetracell technology is supported, connecting four pixels into clusters, resulting in a 27-megapixel sensor with 1.6μm pixels.

A camera built on ISOCELL Bright HMX,not only incomparable detailing distinguishes, but also the outstanding shooting capabilities in low light conditions. The intelligent Smart-ISO mechanism evaluates lighting and selects the optimal mode that provides the lowest noise and maximum color saturation of photos.

The camera supports recording 6K video (6016 x 3384) at a speed of 30 frames per second.

ISOCELL Bright HMX Sensor Production Launchedalready this month. Samsung has already introduced all its flagships for 2019, but Xiaomi has Mi Mix 4 in development, so it is likely that this device will be the first owner of a 108-megapixel camera. His announcement is expected in October this year.


Tatyana Kobelskaya