The South Korean Giant has announced its 108MP camera sensor with 12032×9024 pixel resolution with ISOCELL Bright HMX 0.8 micrometer pixel image sensor. The sensor size has been increased to 1/1.33” which will be first for a smartphone which will help it to absorb more light in low-lit conditions. This sensor has been introduced in the collaboration with Xiaomi which was announced a few days back. There is a Smart-ISO which help the sensor intelligently to select the correct ISO to match the needs of the environment.
Furthermore, the HMX sensor uses Samsung’s Tetracell and ISOCELL Plus technologies which will be able to generate bright, big-pixels 27MP images. Moreover, the sensor will be able to capture a staggering 6K videos (6016 x 3384 pixels) at 30 fps. The Samsung ISOCELL Bright HMX will be entering mass production later this month and will be used first on Xiaomi smartphones that could be announced later this year.
Commenting on the Launch the, Lin Bin, who is the co-founder and president of Xiaomi said that, “For ISOCELL Bright HMX, Xiaomi and Samsung have worked closely together from the early conceptual stage to production that has resulted in a groundbreaking 108Mp image sensor. We are very pleased that picture resolutions previously available only in a few top-tier DSLR cameras can now be designed into smartphones. As we continue our partnership, we anticipate bringing not only new mobile camera experiences but also a platform through which our users can create unique content.
Samsungs Executive Vice President of sensor business – Yongin Park said that Samsung is continuously pushing for innovation in pixel and log technologies to engineer their ISOCELL image sensor. With collaboration with Xiaomi, ISOCELL Bright HMX is the first mobile image sensor to pack over 100 million pixels. Xiaomi will the first manufacturer to use this sensor on their device that should be unveiled soon. Comment in the section below if you have more queries on the same and stay tuned to PhoneRadar for more.