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Highest-Resolution Image Sensor for Smartphones Introduced

The South Korean Tech Giant, Samsung Electronics Co, unveiled world's highest-resolution image sensor, with 64 megapixels for smartphones.
Highest-Resolution Image Sensor for Smartphones Introduced
  • This is a step to meet increasing demand for mobile devices with better image quality.

Details:

  • Samsung expanded its 0.8-micrometer pixel image sensor (smallest pixel size currently available in global market) lineup by introducing two new 0.8-micrometer pixel image sensors:
    • 64-megapixel ISOCELL Bright GW1 (for advanced handsets)
    • 48-megapixel ISOCELL Bright GM2 (for flagship phones)
  • The two image sensors are currently being sampled and its mass production will soon start in second half of 2019.
  • The image sensor market is expected to grow exponentially by 2030 in line with advancements in about to be introduced 5G technologies and artificial intelligence (AI).

Interesting to know:

  • Apart from Smart Phones, Vehicle components are next market for image sensors, ranging from parking assistant system to autonomous driving (self-driving cars).

Question:

Q. Which tech giant has unveiled world's highest-resolution image sensor, with 64 megapixels for smartphones?
a. Apple
b. Sony
c. Samsung
d. Google
Highest-Resolution Image Sensor for Smartphones Introduced Highest-Resolution Image Sensor for Smartphones Introduced Reviewed by Neha on May 11, 2019 Rating: 5

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