Samsung Unveils Smallest Sensor Ever Made for Cell Phone Cameras

Samsung: The South Korean manufacturer Samsung announced this Thursday (10) a new image sensor that will integrate future sets of cameras into mobile devices.

It’s the ISOCELL JN1, the industry’s first with a record minimum size of 0.64 µm (micrometers) and regarded by the company as the “most versatile sensor ever released”. It is able to integrate cameras with a resolution of 50 MP in both the rear cameras of the smartphone and the front of the smartphone.

The JN1 sensor is already equipped with ISOCELL 2.0 technology, the latest generation of equipment from Samsung for mobile photography with better light sensitivity, more efficient shooting in dimly lit environments and a pixel mixing function (Tetrapixel) for vivid and vivid images. of realistic colors.

Much more than megapixels

The equipment also has the Smart-ISO dynamic factor, which makes changes in real time based on the lighting level in the scene, and HDR to combine different versions of the same scene for the best possible result.

In terms of autofocus, Double Super PD technology ensures fast and accurate phase detection, even at night or in dark environments. Video can be recorded in 4K (60 fps) or Full HD (240 fps).

The ISOCELL JN1 is currently in the mass production phase, which means it could appear on smartphones from Samsung and partner brands in late 2021 or early next year.

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