Galaxy S23 Ultra may use telephoto camera with sensor shift stabilization

We spoke about the Galaxy S23 Ultra camera system this week and mentioned that although the phone will get an upgraded 200MP primary camera, the telephoto sensor will retain its 10MP resolution. But Samsung might upgrade the remaining sensors in different ways other than bumping up the pixel count. And now, new evidence suggests that […]

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Xiaomi 12T Pro uses Samsung’s 200MP ISOCELL HP1 camera sensor

Xiaomi has announced that its upcoming flagship smartphone, the Xiaomi 12T Pro, will use a 200MP camera sensor, most probably the ISOCELL HP1 from Samsung. The 200MP sensor was announced more than a year ago. However, the flagship camera sensor from the South Korean tech giant was not used in any smartphone for quite a […]

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Samsung’s 200MP camera sensor finds its way into another non-Galaxy phone

It has been nearly a year since Samsung announced its first 200MP camera sensor for mobile devices. However, only one phone has used that ultra-high-resolution camera sensor to date. Now, one more smartphone with Samsung’s 200MP camera sensor has been teased. Hong Kong-based smartphone brand Infinix has teased a new flagship smartphone, the Infinix Zero […]

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New Rockley Photonics sensor could power AR glasses and smart clothing

Rockley Photonics has updated its forthcoming spectrophotometer sensor – and the company says it could target AR glasses and smart clothing. Instead of using optical sensors with LEDs, Rockley’s sensors use lasers to “see” into the skin, and get a clearer, less noisy signal. According to Rockley, the new chip is denser than its previous […]

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vivo X90 Pro+ coming in December with 1″ main sensor

Even though the vivo X80 Pro+ is yet to be released, tipster Ice Universe believes that the X90 Pro+ is about to be announced this December with some impressive specs. We suspect that this would be the Chinese announcement and the global market will get it later in 2023. Either way, the X90 Pro+ promises […]

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All iPhone 14 Models Feature New Rear-Facing Ambient Light Sensor

All four iPhone 14 models feature dual ambient light sensors for the first time, according to Apple’s tech specs for the devices. According to TechCrunch‘s Matthew Panzarino, all iPhone 14 models are equipped with a new ambient light sensor on the back of the devices, whereas previous iPhone models only have a single ambient light […]

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Galaxy S23 Ultra to use a faster fingerprint sensor with a larger active area

With Samsung’s latest foldable phones now official, the industry is slowly turning its attention toward the company’s next flagship phone. A fresh rumor claims that one of the key upgrades employed by the upcoming Galaxy S23 Ultra is a larger and more accurate fingerprint sensor supplied by Qualcomm. The new rumor states that Samsung’s upcoming […]

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Movano CEO on its RF glucose sensor – and building a true wearable for women

The Movano Ring is one of our most hotly anticipated wearables – but the company is working on a lot more than just a smart ring. While the first version of its female-focused smart ring is due to land in 2022, the company is also working on a new RF chip, which it says could […]

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Apple Watch Series 8’s Body Temperature Sensor Won’t Do What You Think

The body temperature sensor rumored to come to this year’s Apple Watch Series 8 models is not expected to offer exact measurements, according to multiple reports from reliable sources. Body temperature monitoring for the Apple Watch has long been rumored by sources like Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, but over the past year rumors have crystalized […]

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World’s first smartphone with Samsung’s 200MP camera sensor goes official

Almost one year after the introduction of Samsung’s 200MP camera sensor, the world’s first smartphone using that sensor has been launched. The Motorola X30 Pro, which launched in China today, uses the ISOCELL HP1 as its primary camera. It is the company’s latest flagship smartphone. The Motorola X30 Pro features a 200MP ISOCELL HP1 primary […]

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Galaxy Z Flip 4 has a brighter 12MP sensor, better Flex Mode and Quick Shot

The Galaxy Z Flip 3 is the best-selling foldable phone in the world. And needless to say, Samsung intends to keep its foldable flip phone series at the top of the food chain for as long as possible. To this end, the new Galaxy Z Flip 4 tries pleasing fans with a couple of new […]

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Temperature sensor and more: How Galaxy Watch 5 elevates Samsung’s Health platform

Samsung’s new Galaxy Watch 5 series aims to improve the user experience in several ways, whether through hardware upgrades, better software, or enhanced health tracking sensors and features. Both Galaxy Watch 5 models use the same BioActive sensor and share similar capabilities, save for the fact that the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro model flaunts a […]

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‘High-Accuracy’ Apple Watch Temperature Sensor Revealed by Patent Filing Just Weeks Before Series 8 Unveiling

Apple has been granted a patent for a temperature sensor suitable for the Apple Watch, just weeks before the company is expected to unveil the Apple Watch Series 8 with body temperature sensing capabilities. The newly granted patent, spotted by MyHealthyApple, was filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and is titled “Temperature […]

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Rumor: the Galaxy S23 Ultra will have a 200MP sensor with 0.6µm pixels, 5,000mAh battery

Next year’s Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra will have a 5,000mAh battery, the same capacity as the S22 Ultra now, according to leakster Ice Universe. The phone will be powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, the new chip will have further efficiency improvements over the 8+ Gen 1, which itself was a notable improvement on […]

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Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra to have a 200MP camera with a new sensor

Samsung introduced two 200MP camera sensors for smartphones in the past 10 months. According to prominent tipster Ice Universe, a third is coming and it will be implemented in the Galaxy S23 Ultra flagship next year. The name of the sensor will be ISOCELL HP2 despite the fact there is already an HP3 version. The […]

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Galaxy S23 Ultra may use mystery ISOCELL HP2 sensor with 0.60μm pixels

There’s a lot of speculation regarding the next-gen camera Samsung will use for its upcoming Galaxy S23 Ultra flagship phone. Industry watchers are sure that the device won’t adopt the existing ISOCELL HP1 or ISOCELL HP3 sensors but a new camera that Samsung has yet to announce. The ISOCELL HP1 and HP3 sit in the […]

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Xiaomi 12S Ultra’s main camera sensor gets measured on video

Xiaomi’s 12S Ultra rocked the mobile world this year bringing the biggest sensor ever put into a smartphone to the table. And so a lot of people may have heard the phrase “1-inch sensor” for the first time, and naturally assumed that means what you’d think it means. Unfortunately, the camera space is a weird […]

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Samsung’s upcoming “Hexa²pixel” sensor to hit 450MP resolution

Samsung trademarked the term “Hexa²pixel”, which is described in the filing as “image sensors for photographic devices”. This was spotted by GalaxyClub initially, now leakster Ice Universe has tweeted about the trademark, teasing the resolution of the sensor in question. The leakster implies that this sensor will do 36-in-1 pixel binning (a group of 6×6 […]

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Study shows Galaxy Watch 4 SpO2 sensor accuracy comparable to medical tools

The Galaxy Watch 4 could potentially become a tool for accurate measurements of OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea), shows a recent study conducted by the Samsung Medical Center and Samsung Electronics. The study, published by the National Sleep Foundation medical journal “Sleep Health,” monitored 97 adults with sleep disturbances and concluded that the Galaxy Watch 4 […]

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Updated Eve Motion Sensor Gains Thread Support

Eve Systems today announced the launch of a second-generation version of its Eve Motion sensor, which is designed to detect motion to activate other HomeKit-enabled devices. The updated version of the Eve Motion includes an integrated light sensor and support for the Thread mesh networking standard that is designed to improve the connectivity and interoperability […]

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