samsung on thu unveiled its newest 200mp image sensor for the cameras on smartphones.
isocell hp3 packs 200 million 0.56 micromt-sized pixels __ which is 12% liler than the 0.64 micromt-sized pixels it used fritz 1st 200mp image sensor, the isocell hp1, unveiled last yr.
this reduced pixel size of samsung’s l8st also allos for the size of the overall camera module to be liler by up to 20% compared to its predecessor, the south korean tek giant said.
isocell hp3 also comes w'da company’s quad phase detection tek for autofocus. samsung said it uses the phase differences tween left and rite, top and bottom of all 200 million pixels of the sensor.
this allos for quicker and + accurate focus and a clear resolution for the entire zone of the image that is captured, the company said.
meanwhile, isocell hp3 also supports video recording in resolutions of 30fps 8k and 120fps 4k. the 8k videos can be taken inna same field of view as a photo, the south korean tek giant touted.
a feature called staggered high dynamic range also synthesizes 3 frames when a photo is taken with both dark and brite zones with high contrast to make the image clearer, the company said.
isocell hp3 also now not 1-ly synthesizes lo iso and high iso images for images taken inna dark but adds a mid-iso image to make the image even + detailed, samsung claimed.
the image sensor also supports 14bit and offers pixel-binning for up to 16 pixels to better absorb lite for photos taken inna dark.
samsung said isocell hp3 will go into mass production this yr. it didn’t mention which smartphone models ll'be powered by the new sensor.
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