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Galaxy Note 10 may use Samsung’s latest 64-megapixel camera

Samsung has unveiled a new 64-megapixel ISOCELL Bright GW1 image sensor today which is great news for the Galaxy Note 10. Given that the new sensor is expected to enter mass production in the second half of this year, there’s a good chance that we might see it on the company’s next flagship smartphone.

This new image sensor for mobile devices offers a higher resolution compared to any other sensor on the market right now. No wonder Samsung describes it as the “industry’s highest resolution” sensor for mobile cameras.

Galaxy Note 10 may feature a 64-megapixel camera

The 64-megapixel ISOCELL Bright GW1 has the highest resolution in Samsung’s 0.8μm-pixel image sensor lineup. It relies on the pixel-merging Tetracell technology to produce bright 16-megapixel images in low-light and detailed 64-megapixel images in well-lit conditions. It does that by merging four pixels into one while the color filter is descrambled for full-resolution 64-megapixel shots in good lighting.

There’s even support for real-time high dynamic range (HDR) of up to 100-decibels which provides “richer hues,” according to Samsung. The dynamic range of a conventional image sensor is around 60dB while that of the human eye is typically around 120dB.

Samsung has also announced an updated 48-megapixel ISOCELL Bright GM2 sensor today. The updated sensor also gets Tetracell technology in addition to a remosaic algorithm for well-lit environments. This should improve picture quality by reproducing colors that feel more natural and vivid. Much like the 64-megapixel sensor, the new 48-megapixel sensor also gets Super PD for high-performance phase detection auto-focus.

48-megapixel sensors have become quite common on smartphones now. Samsung’s Galaxy A80 has one as well. The company is clearly hoping to gain a lead in the megapixel wars with its new 64-megapixel camera. Samsung says that the sensor will enter mass production in the second half of this year. Therefore, it’s quite possible that we might see it on the Galaxy Note 10.

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locarno
locarno

64-megapixel = bad night photos with a lot of noise.

dajaco
dajaco

Did you not read this bit: “It relies on the pixel-merging Tetracell technology to produce bright 16-megapixel images in low-light and detailed 64-megapixel images in well-lit conditions”.. ?

locarno
locarno

Ok. So 64-megapixel sensor will provide night photos on 16-megapixel quality ?

locarno
locarno

“phase detection”

What is this ?

locarno
locarno

“in addition to a remosaic algorithm for well-lit environments.”

Explain this algorithm.

locarno
locarno

“while that of the human eye is typically around 120dB.”

S10 display HDR have how much dB ?

locarno
locarno

“There’s even support for real-time high dynamic range (HDR) of up to 100-decibels which provides “richer hues,” according to Samsung.”

Real time HDR is avaliavle from S7 !

locarno
locarno

“while the color filter is descrambled for full-resolution 64-megapixel shots in good lighting.”

I don’t understand this.

preime101
preime101

Anyone notice an improvement to their camera on the Note 9 after this week’s security update? It seems like lowlight photography has improved a bit.

locarno
locarno

Fake ?

o0MHJ0o
o0MHJ0o

We should know by now that when Samsung release new camera modules, they do not give it to their flagship devices. Don’t know how long they plan on selling “dual pixel” but, it’s been unchanged since the S7 and its desperate need of an upgrade. They’ve made video improvements and front camera improvements but the standard rear camera. Needs this.

Preach2k
Preach2k

They Need the software to go along with the hardware to make great pictures. Take a hint from the Pixel software. You can have all the megapixels in the world, but if has no software to match it is worthless!

Anthony17
Anthony17

The main problem for Samsung is not the camera hardware is the postprocessing image quality.

PookiePrancer
PookiePrancer

It won’t be on the Note 10.

Biransahin
Biransahin

One thing I noticed from the Samsung press release. Not that it’s a big deal but the new camera supports up to 480 fps slow motion video half the 960 fps on the S9, Note9 and S10.

DENNIS7215
DENNIS7215

I think 480fps is at 1080p.
The S8,S9,S10 and the notes support slo-mo upto 240fps.
Plus you’re talking about super slow motion.
Also the 960 fps is 720p resolution

SAManiacs
SAManiacs

We Hope To See 25x Optical Zoom with Periscope camera system like as P30 Pro

64Mp Main Camera – Gw1
48Mp Ultra Wide Camera – Gm2 Sensor
32Mp Telephoto Camera – Gd1
And T.o.f

Bobbingalong
Bobbingalong

Hope they will use this with the next flagship and not sell it to the competition or relegate it to the mid tier phones.

Really like the s10 camera but the quality of the pictures in terms of details is lacking, even when compared with the s6 16mp camera.

Hopefully they can use this new camera in similar ways as the p30 etc… But instead of standard of 10mp it will be 16

robahoy
robahoy

As a Samsung user,, at present an s10plus, the camera is the most important feature..
Great camera but resolution needs improving, the colours in dark conditions, too orange, and also zoom….after that perfect camera

Biransahin
Biransahin

That sounds like a brilliant camera. It would be breaking precedent however if it appears on the Note10 as I think it will be the S10 plus cameras, (maybe the 5g setup) on the Note10 devices. They’ll probably test this out on a midranger first, and if successful it will appear on S11. I take this rumor not just with a pinch of salt, but a whole salt mine!! I hope the rumour is true though, I’ll be buying a Note10.

karelnovak
karelnovak

Cool and already expected in S10 series….

TECHFRIEND
TECHFRIEND

Bring ittttt!

I just purchased a Pixel 3aXL for my girlfriend & yes, camera tech is a feature I’m fond of for mobile devices. I hope the Note 10 blasts the quality & performance out of the water!! 🚀