Samsung on Thursday unveiled its latest 200MP picture sensor for the cameras on smartphones.
Isocell HP3 packs 200 million 0.56 micrometer-sized pixels __ which is 12% smaller than the 0.64 micrometer-sized pixels it used for its first 200MP picture sensor, the Isocell HP1, unveiled final yr.
This diminished pixel dimension of Samsung’s newest additionally permits for the dimensions of the general digital camera module to be smaller by as much as 20% in comparison with its predecessor, the South Korean tech big mentioned.
Isocell HP3 additionally comes with the corporate’s quad section detection know-how for autofocus. Samsung mentioned it makes use of the section variations between left and proper, high and backside of all 200 million pixels of the sensor.
This permits for faster and extra correct focus and a transparent decision for the whole space of the picture that’s captured, the corporate mentioned.
In the meantime, Isocell HP3 additionally helps video recording in resolutions of 30fps 8K and 120fps 4K. The 8K movies might be taken in the identical subject of view as a photograph, the South Korean tech big touted.
A characteristic referred to as staggered excessive dynamic vary additionally synthesizes three frames when a photograph is taken with each darkish and brilliant areas with excessive distinction to make the picture clearer, the corporate mentioned.
Isocell HP3 additionally not solely synthesizes low ISO and excessive ISO pictures for pictures taken in the dead of night however provides a mid-ISO picture to make the picture much more detailed, Samsung claimed.
The picture sensor additionally helps 14bit and presents pixel-binning for as much as 16 pixels to higher soak up gentle for images taken in the dead of night.
Samsung mentioned Isocell HP3 will go into mass manufacturing this yr. It did not point out which smartphone fashions will likely be powered by the brand new sensor.