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Rumor: Samsung to develop a huge 1/1.7-inch camera sensor for its future smartphones

Samsung had been consistently improving camera quality on its Galaxy smartphone with each passing year, and it will continue to do so in the future. It recently released its flagship smartphones with a new camera that features dual-pixel phase-detection autofocus technology for significantly improved the focusing capability. According to a new rumor, Samsung seems to be working on a new larger-sized camera sensor for its future smartphones.

According to PhotoRumors, Samsung is working on a brand new 1/1.7-inch CMOS camera sensor with an aperture as wide as ƒ/1.4. The new sensor could have a resolution of anywhere between 18-24 megapixels. The company is also working on a new compact 1/2.3-inch camera sensor.

Samsung recently announced that it will not release any new cameras in its NX lineup (at least in some markets), and it has been moving people from its NX camera department to its smartphone department. The South Korean smartphone giant is really focused to improve the image quality on its smartphones, and it seems to have a very aggressive roadmap.

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gtone339
gtone339

Should be ready for the S9!

06uzozturk
06uzozturk

Samsung Must be use Exmor İmx 318 and ƒ/1.4 wide-screen camera for note 4.I Wish to see 22 megapixel camera in the Note 6.I Dont take square photo as Galaxy s7.Samsung do not resemble apple.Please ”Samsung use Dual-Pixel cameras (imx 260 and Britcells) in stock for use in another phones .Quiet but dont use of the note 6.We want to see a better quality camera” Hey Samsung Dont try to melt s7 camera stocks in the Note 6

6 GB Ram
Exynos 8890 Chipset
22 MEGAPİXEL ƒ/1.4 Camera
İris Scanner

”it would be god job”

XaErO_Xion
XaErO_Xion

Great news !! .. Hope this is true !!
The image quality will improve drastically (if managed properly) !!

But to fit that size sensor in S7 like body is really a tough job .. Note series can probably cram that in ..

roadrunner747
roadrunner747

good news