Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha 5G is the First Smartphone with a 108MP Camera – Photography Article

As promised in its teaser from a few weeks ago, Xiaomi has become the first manufacturer to release a smartphone with Samsung’s crazy 108MP image sensor inside. The newly announced Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha 5G concept phone uses the ultra-high-res image sensor and a wrap-around “surround screen” that is a sight to behold. The key feature for photographers is, of course, that image sensor. The 1/1.33-inch 108MP ISOCELL Bright HMX sensor uses Samsung’s “tetracell” quad-bayer design that bunches pixels together…

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Samsung Unveils 43.7MP Smartphone Sensor with the World’s Smallest Pixels – Photography Article

In a world where “bigger” pixels and “deeper” pixels dominate discussions around smartphone sensors, Samsung has decided to go… another way. The image sensor giant has revealed the world’s first 0.7μm-pixel mobile image sensor, which allowed it to pack 43.7 megapixels into a sensor that’s less than 5mm wide. The Samsung ISOCELL Slim GH1 is unbelievably tiny, as Samsung’s own promotional material attests: In order to combine this tiny size with enough resolution to appeal to the spec hounds of…

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Xiaomi and Samsung Tease Upcoming Smartphone with 108MP Image Sensor – Photography Article

Earlier today at the company’s “Images of the Future” conference, Xiaomi dropped a bombshell. According to a tweet on the official Xiaomi account, they’ve teamed up with Samsung to develop a smartphone with a 108MP “ultra-clear” image sensor! Xiaomi actually made two announcements today. The first is that it will be using Samsung’s ISOCELL GW1 64MP image sensor in an upcoming Redmi phone. That, in and of itself, is a big deal. The GW1 uses “tetracell” technology (read: a quad-bayer…

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