Samsung tipped to use a 64MP sensor in its Galaxy A70S smartphone

Ro, 23 May 2019

The new Samsung Galaxy A70 is still fresh on the shelves but according to a report, the handset is about to get a hardware refresh or even a full-fledged successor called Galaxy A70S. It's said to stand out from the crowd with the industry's first 64MP sensor.

As per industry insider sources, the Galaxy A70S is going to be released in the second half of this year with the new GW1 64MP camera sensor. It's a very large ISOCELL image with the Tetracell technology (Quad bayer) that combines four adjacent pixels into one to achieve better detail, reduce noise in low-light environments and deliver better dynamic range.

It all sounds logical as this is in line with Samsung's new strategy of introducing new technologies in its mid-range class before working its way up to the high-end segment. This also means that this sensor might make it to the Galaxy Note10 as well.

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  • AnonD-621054

no A70S it has A90 SD 675 leak in online + 64mp camera

Very true. But for now, I have 0 complaints with my G6.

Samsung 64MP sensor has the same 0.8micrometer pixel size as the 48MP ones, making it 33% larger overall. This makes it a 1/1.7" or 1.8" type sensor. It merges four pixels into one, pushing out 16MP images in low light environments and remosaic algor...