Category Archives: Samsung

Samyan to release five new lenses on September 8th

In addition to all other announcements this week, Samyang is also teasing 5 new lenses to be introduced on September 8th (see the enhanced image above). Samyang previously reported that they will refresh some of their lenses with 2nd generation AF versions: “To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of Samyang Optics, Samyang Optics […]

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Samsung rumored to partner with Olympus on future smartphone cameras

New rumors from Gizmochina – Samsung may partner with Olympus for the development of future smartphone cameras:

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Samsung is considering putting a 600MP sensor in a smartphone

Samsung is considering putting a 600MP sensor in a smartphone:

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Samsung “aiming” to make a 600MP image sensor

From Samsung: Aiming for 600Mp for All To date, the major applications for image sensors have been in the smartphones field, but this is expected to expand soon into other rapidly-emerging fields such as autonomous vehicles, IoT and drones. Samsung is proud to have been leading the small-pixel, high-resolution sensor trend that will continue through […]

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Samsung rumored to starts a US$100 billion sensor development project

From Digitimes: “Samsung Electronics is reportedly set to implement a US$100 billion sensor development project seeking to tap the lucrative worldwide sensor market”. More sensor rumors:

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Samsung announced the industry-first 108MP sensor for smartphones

Samsung announced the industry-first 108MP sensor for smartphones. This would be an apropriate time to show again this CIPA graph (digital cameras vs. smartphones): Here is the full press release on the new 108MP mobile sensor from Samsung:

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Debunking fake news: the sensor inside the Fuji X-T3 is made by Sony, not by Samsung

The new 26.1MP X-Trans CMOS sensor inside the new Fuji X-T3 camera is made by Sony and not by Samsung as some websites have wrongly reported (see this post). This information is coming from Theo Georgiades, Managing Director of Fujifilm UK in a recent interview with PGN:

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If you believe the Internet, Samsung is now also making sensors for Fuji/Pentax/Ricoh

In addition to making full frame sensors for Panasonic (?) and coming back with their own new mirrorless camera (?), Samsung is apparently now also making APS-C sensors for… Fujifilm and also Ricoh/Pentax… The source? A random comment made by somebody on a  forum. Then another forum referenced the first forum, then another website quoted two sources, then a desperate […]

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