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That’s Huge: Samsung Announces A 200 Megapixel Phone Camera Sensor

Samsung will soon be releasing a huge 200-megapixel camera for its smartphone. The company announced the “ISPCELL HP1” sensor with 0.64μm pixels. This is currently the industry’s first 200MP based camera.

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The South Korean company initially announced this technology in 2015, reducing colour crosstalk between pixels by placing a physical barrier that allows small-sized pixels to achieve colour fidelity.

This camera’s image sensor uses an all-directional focusing Dual pixel Pro technology with two photodiodes in a single 1.0μm pixel. Now that’s a lot of professional photography terminologies.

Duckhyun Chang, executive vice president of sensor business at Samsung Electronics has this to say.

“With the ISOCELL HP1 that is breaking barriers and ISOCELL GN5 bringing ultrafast auto focus, Samsung will continue to lead the trend for next-generation mobile imaging technologies.”

“Samsung has been pioneering ultrafine pixel technologies that are taking high-resolution image sensors to the next level.”

The ISOCELL HP1 can capture sharp 8k video and is small enough to be embedded in smartphones. Performing exceptionally well in low light with its all-new ChamelonCell technology.

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The Semi-conductor company before its Galaxy watch 4 Event teased its own smartwatch chip, the Exynos W920. A 5nm processor to power its next generation of wearables, an industry first.


The electronics company boasts it has the smallest form factor of any smartwatch chip. This chip has two Arm®Cortex®-A55 cores and an Arm Mali™-G68 GPU that improves CPU performance by 20%.

Samsung says this will enables ten times better graphics performance than the Galaxy watch 3. Harry Cho, vice president of System LSI marketing at Samsung Electronics said:

“With the Exynos W920, future wearables will be able to run applications with visually appealing user interfaces and more responsive user experiences while keeping you connected on the go with fast LTE.”

Samsung has been investing so much in research and development, creating new processors as a semi-conductor company. It also has been developing innovative futuristic foldable for the smartphone market.



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