Sony develops IMX800 inch photo sensor for smartphones

The world leader in the production and development of image sensors, Sony will soon launch the world's first 1-inch sensor for smartphone cameras.

Information about Sony's work on creatingThe 1-inch sensor for mobile systems appeared on Twitter in a post from insider @ RODENT950. The informant said that the future sensor under the brand Sony IMX800 will be installed in the flagship smartphones of the Chinese company Huawei.

The novelty will be received by models under the brand name Huawei P50,Huawei P50 Pro and Huawei P50 Pro +. At the same time, the insider, without any technical details, noted that the main camera of the base model Huawei P50 will receive three main camera sensors: main, ultra-wide-angle and telephoto lens. The average model Huawei P50 Pro will receive a periscope camera instead of a telephoto lens. For the flagship of the top line Huawei P50 Pro +, a main camera layout will be provided with a main sensor, an ultra-wide angle, a telephoto lens, an overscope and a ToF sensor.

It is expected that the Japanese Sony will show the IMX800 in April, which means that the Chinese company Huawei will bring the P50 series to the market no earlier than April 2021.

Source: twitter