As it was expected earlier, Samsung has unveiled the world’s first 108-megapixel camera sensor for smartphones, and its dubbed as ISOCELL Bright HMX sensor, the company has done this with the collaboration of the Chinese electronics giant Xiaomi.
The new ISOCELL Bright HMX sensor is capable to deliver great shots and its size is 1/1.33”, which is 125% bigger than the 48MP ISOCELL Bright GM1. Samsung said that the new sensor can produce amazing photographs even in the extreme lighting condition and it has over 100 million effective pixels, the sensor is coming with Tetracell technology.
Furthermore, the sensor comes with the Smart-ISO which is a setup to select the level of amplifier gains which is based to the illumination and switched to a low ISO to “improve the pixel saturation and produce vivid photographs”. The HMX is meant for the video shooters, as it supports lossless video recording at 6K resolution at 30 fps.
Speaking about the availability of the new sensor, the company will start the mass production of the new camera sensor by the end of this month which means we can expect that the new 108-megapixel camera sensor will sport on the upcoming Mi Mix 4.