A recent rumor claims that Xiaomi will launch a phone with a 150MP camera sensor in the fourth quarter of 2020. It is claimed that the 150MP camera sensor will be Samsung on the back.
While megapixel wars continue between smartphone manufacturers, partnerships between competing companies also enable high resolution cameras to appear under different brands.
Mi Note 10 Pro with 108MP camera, which Xiaomi released in the previous period, became the world’s first phone with 108MP camera. Xiaomi has partnered with Samsung for the camera sensor of the Mi Note 10 Pro. Allegedly, Xiaomi is now working on the phone with a 150 MP camera. As you can imagine, this camera will be produced by Samsung.
150MP sensor from Samsung; the first phone to use the sensor is from Xiaomi
Ice Universe, known for its reliable leaks, announced that the first phone with a 150MP camera sensor will be on the market in the fourth quarter of 2020. Ice Universe claimed that the 150MP camera sensor will be produced by Samsung, but Samsung will not be the first smartphone maker to use the camera sensor. According to Ice Universe, the first phone with 150MP camera sensor will be Xiaomi.
Samsung completes R&D for 150MP camera sensor
According to the published news, Samsung has completed its R&D studies for the 150MP camera sensor. The camera sensor is said to cover an area of about 2.5 cm. It is also among the information that Samsung’s camera sensor uses the Nonacell technology used by the Galaxy S20 Ultra in the ISOCELL Bright HM1 sensor.
Thanks to Nonacell technology, Samsung’s 150MP camera sensor combines nine pixels to provide higher light absorption. Therefore, the photos taken with the camera technically appear as if they have a pixel count of 16MP.
Oppo and Vivo also work for phones with 150MP cameras
The resulting reports show that Oppo and Vivo also work for phones with a 150MP camera sensor. However, both smartphone manufacturers will wait for the first quarter of 2021 to launch their phones. It is among the claims that both companies’ phones will be powered by the Snapdragon 875 chipset.
In the news shared by Ice Universe, it is claimed that Xiaomi with 150MP camera sensor, besides the phone, Samsung continues to work to make 250MP camera sensors. Samsung also announced that they are planning to develop a 600MP camera sensor with a statement made recently.
Samsung’s camera sensor passion is not limited to the 600MP camera sensor. The tech giant also wants to develop sensors that can record odors and flavors. Samsung also plans to add these camera sensors to smart devices such as drones and autonomous vehicles.