News & Reviews: sensor
Sep 08, 2021
The components in smartphones are always improving and are all about bigger numbers these days. 108MP cameras first came out a few years back, followed by a 200MP sensor from last week. Now, Samsung plans to more than double the camera resolution by 2025.
Jul 26, 2021
When it comes to security, most Apple products rely on Face ID. The technology uses a TrueDepth camera system to create a detailed 3D map of the user's face, which allows it to "remember" the user for activities such as unlocking the phone and making purchases. However, there are some new products including the iPhone SE (2020) and the entry-level iPad are still using Touch ID for such purposes. It's reported that Apple might change that soon by equipping all of its future products with Face ID.
Jun 29, 2021
Earlier, it was reported that Xiaomi will be one of the first to debut a smartphone with a 200MP camera. Now, the news has come saying that the Chinese tech company will use Samsung's unannounced 200MP sensor. Back in 2019, Xiaomi also launched the CC9 Pro which was the first to come with Samsung's 108MP camera sensor.
May 11, 2021
Looks like a patent by Xiaomi might have been spotted recently, hinting that they could be working on a Xiaomi phone that’s equipped with an under-display flip camera. While not much is known in regards to the exact release date of the smartphone in question, it does give us a better idea of what to expect from Xiaomi in the future.
Apr 26, 2021
It seems that a Digital Chat Station recently posted on the user’s weibo account, hinting that the upcoming Xiaomi flagship smartphone could come equipped with a 200MP main camera. While not much is known in regards to the exact smartphone model of the upcoming phone, we do know that it will most likely be using Samsung’s 200MP GN2 image sensor which was teased on Samsung’s official Twitter account.
Apr 19, 2021
The 3D ToF sensor was something that can only be seen on Samsung's highest flagship offerings like the Galaxy S10 5G and Galaxy S20 Ultra. However, the company has later decided to replace it with a Laser AF system for the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra. Since then, the 3D ToF sensor can no longer be found on the latest Samsung devices. Today, it is reported that we will not be getting the sensor with the upcoming Galaxy S22 series as well.
Apr 12, 2021
It is important to remind ourselves that the fight against COVID-19 is still not over yet despite the arrival of vaccines in our country. To combat the virus, someone is trying to utilize smartphones by equipping them with sensors that can detect the COVID-19 particles.
Mar 30, 2021
In the past two years, more and more smartphones are being equipped with high megapixel camera sensors up to 108MP. In fact, it has even made its way to budget-friendly devices such as the Redmi Note 10 Pro. This proved that customers no longer need to spend a lot to get a camera with high megapixels, but is it overrated?
Jan 30, 2021
Based on a report by 91mobiles it seems that Xiaomi could be working on a smartphone that’s equipped with a detachable rear camera module. With that being said, Xiaomi could be the first smartphone manufacturer of the year 2021 to bring back the modular smartphone trend if they were to release the aforementioned device.
Dec 26, 2020
It seems that Huawei has unveiled the Smart Choice MOD PLANET Smart Latex Pillow in China, which comes equipped with various sensors to help monitor your sleep for the price of RMB499 (~RM309). Unfortunately, there is no official information on whether the aforementioned pillow will be available in the local market.