Sony Working on 100MP Camera Sensor For Mid-Range Phones


With an aim to boost camera performance in premium mid-range smartphones, Japan-based tech giant Sony is reportedly working on its first 100MP camera sensor.

As per a Gizmochina report, the sensor will be aimed at premium mid-range smartphones. Notably, Sony also manufactures camera sensors for tech giants Apple and Google, which are popular brands among smartphone photography enthusiasts.

The leaker said the 100MP sensor will be part of Sony’s IMX8 series. It is being said that Sony is also working on the IMX 9 series.

The report states that there is no additional information about the upcoming 100MP sensor from the brand.

The IMX 8 series debuted with the 54 MP 1/1.49 IMX 800 sensor, which was used in the Honor 70 series.

The leaker had earlier reported that Sony’s IMX 9 series camera will have a 50 MP IMX 989 sensor in 1-inch size and is expected to debut in the upcoming Xiaomi 12 Ultra.

With a 100MP sensor, Sony aims to take on Samsung which is already working on a 200MP Isocell HP3 sensor.

Motorola may launch a smartphone with 200MP Isocell HP1 sensor next month. Additionally, many phones in the market use Samsung’s 108 MP Isocell sensor.

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