Samsung details its ISOCELL HM3 sensor in new video

Michail, 25 May 2021

Earlier this year, Samsung announced its ISOCELL HM3 – a 1/1.33” sensor with 108MP resolution which we saw in action on the Galaxy S21 Ultra. Now, we get a new official video which hints the sensor might soon make its way to other flagship offerings from Samsung or and flagship phones from other makers.

The HM3 brings 9-to-1 pixel binning with an effective pixel size of 2.4µm. The sensor captures 12-bit images with 12MP resolution in default and features Smart-ISO Pro that upscales HDR content by capturing simultaneous low and high ISO shots to balance out ghosting on moving objects. Video capture tops out at 8K resolution while slow-motion videos can go up to 240fps at FHD resolution.

Given the timing of the new video, Samsung could be hinting at a possible new Galaxy flagship featuring the ISOCELL HM3 or that it will be offering the sensor to other OEMs.


Reader comments

  • pleh
  • 30 May 2021
  • saI

Eh its isocell theres already phones coming w/ 1" sensors~ Id rather larger sensor here than more mp~

I'm hoping camera quality will be improved over time, my S8+ saw substantial improvements in image quality after the S9 was released

  • Anonymous
  • 27 May 2021
  • fuZ


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