According to Samsung’s official news, Samsung Electronics yesterday introduced two new 0.8 microns (μm) pixel image sensors. One is 64MP Samsung ISOCELL Bright GW1, the other is 48MP ISOCELL Bright GM2. In addition, Samsung has updated its 0.8μm image sensor lineup. Samsung Galaxy Note 10 may launch with a 64MP Main Camera
Yongin Park, the Executive VP of Samsung’s Sensor Business, said: “In the past few years, mobile cameras have become the primary tool for recording and sharing our daily lives. “With more pixels and advanced pixel technology, the Samsung ISOCELL Bright GW1 and GM2 will bring a new level of photography to today’s most fashionable mobile devices.”
ISOCELL Bright GW1 is a 64MP image sensor. It has the highest resolution in the lineup of Samsung’s 0.8μm pixel image sensor. With pixel-combined Tetracell technology and re-picking algorithms. GW1 can generate bright 16Mp images in low light environments and 64MP images in brighter environments. GW1 comes with a dual conversion gain (DCG). The high-performance phase-detection autofocus technology Super PD provides clearer images. It also supports a full HD recording at 480 frames per second (fps).
ISOCELL Bright GM2 is a 48Mp image sensor that uses Tetracell technology. This technology uses re-sample algorithms in low-light environments, bringing high-definition images with natural, vibrant colors.
The mass production of Samsung’s ISOCELL Bright GW1 and GM2 will begin in the second half of this year. The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 flagship is expected to be equipped with a top GW1 64 MP sensor.