Samsung’s second-generation 50MP ISOCELL camera sensor brings improved autofocus, HDR

Samsung had unveiled its ISOCELL GN1 50MP camera sensor last year, bringing a perfect balance of high megapixel count, large pixel size, and autofocus speed. Today, the company has announced a successor to its first-generation 50MP camera sensor in the form of the ISOCELL GN2. This 50MP sensor brings even faster autofocus and improved HDR […]

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Samsung details its Smart-ISO Pro and Knox Vault technologies on video

Samsung has introduced a handful of new technologies along with the latest Galaxy S21 flagship series, from a more power-efficient AMOLED display to a new ISOCELL camera sensor and improved security through the new Samsung Knox Vault platform. Samsung has revealed these new technologies at Unpacked 2021 — though the nitty-gritty of the new AMOLED […]

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Samsung ranks second in smartphone camera sensor market

Samsung is among the world’s top mobile camera sensor makers. It makes ISOCELL-branded camera sensors for smartphones and competes with Sony in the segment. According to the latest report from Strategy Analytics, Sony, Samsung, and OmniVision ranked first, second, and third, respectively, in H1 2020. During the first half of 2020, the South Korean firm’s […]

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Samsung’s time-of-flight mobile cameras are closer than we thought

Rumors of Samsung working on its very own time-of-flight sensors have been circulating the industry for a while now, and you know what they say: where there’s smoke, there’s surprisingly revelatory trademark filings to admire. Cue Samsung’s newly uncovered attempt at trademarking the term “ISOCELL Vizion.” Filed with the European Union Intellectual Property Office just […]

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Samsung unveils sleeker 108MP, 64MP, 48MP, and 32MP ISOCELL camera sensors

Over the past two years, Samsung has launched various larger-sized camera sensors for smartphones, including the Galaxy S20 Ultra’s 108MP ISOCELL HM1 and the 50MP ISOCELL GN1. Now, Samsung has unveiled four new ISOCELL camera sensors. These new sensors are sleeker, thanks to their smaller pixels, and are expected to be used in more compact devices […]

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Check out Samsung’s new and colorful ISOCELL GN1 introduction video

Samsung is promoting its latest ISOCELL GN1 image sensor through a new Official Introduction video highlighting some of its specifications, from the 50MP resolution and 1.2-micrometer pixels to Smart-ISO with dual sensitivity. This is the company’s first-ever image sensor to combine Tetracell and Dual Pixel technologies, and Samsung claims that its ultra-fast autofocus capabilities are […]

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Samsung to expand its camera sensor production facilities

Samsung has started investing heavily into its camera sensor division. It has released multiple high-resolution image sensors over the past year, and it has plans to launch more camera sensors. It is now being reported that the South Korean firm is planning to expand its camera sensor production facilities to keep up with the demand.Samsung […]

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Samsung unveils 50MP ISOCELL GN1 camera sensor with dual-pixel autofocus

We had reported yesterday that Samsung could soon launch a new ISOCELL camera sensor with 50MP resolution and larger pixels. Today, the company has unveiled the ISOCELL GN1 camera sensor with larger pixels, faster autofocus mechanism, and support for 8K video recording.The ISOCELL GN1 is a 1/1.3-inch camera sensor with a 50MP resolution. It is […]

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Samsung could soon release 50MP camera sensor to rival Sony’s IMX700

Samsung has been making great strides in the camera sensor segment. After launching 48MP, 64MP, and 108MP camera sensors over the past two years, the South Korean company could take a step back and release a new image sensor with a relatively lower resolution.According to noted tipster Ice Universe (@UniverseIce), Samsung will soon come up with […]

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Samsung planning to launch 600MP camera sensors that exceed human eye capabilities

Samsung has been making great strides towards larger camera sensors with ultra-high resolutions. Last year, the company announced 64MP image sensor modules for smartphones and then unveiled its flagship 108MP camera sensor, which is used int he recently-launched Galaxy S20 Ultra. Now, the company says that it has bigger plans in the field of image […]

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