As revealed by I’ve Universe, the Galaxy S23 Ultra’s 200 MP sensor will have a native pixel size of 0.6 um. That’s, perhaps, the most important information on the sensor, as it also gives a clue as to how large exactly the HP2 is. For some perspective, Samsung’s other premium 200 MP sensor, the ISOCELL HP1, has a native pixel size of 0.64 μm. In all likelihood, the HP2 shares that pixel pitch, which would also mean it’s the exact same size as the HP1—1/1.22″. At 0.6μm, it’d be even smaller than that.
A few days ago, the 200 MP camera on the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra’s identity was made public. Since then, more details about the sensor have emerged. Unfortunately, it appears that the S23 Ultra’s IMX989 camera will continue to be inferior to that of the Xiaomi 12S Ultra. Roxie Ricci Galaxy S Leaks / Rumors Smartphone with Android ARM Camera. The first information about the 200 MP cameras on the Galaxy S23 Ultra leaked earlier in the week. The ISOCELL HP2 sensor was identified by said leak, and now a fresh rumour has added some additional details that may, tragically, lower hopes.
Leak claims Samsung may furnish the Galaxy S23 Ultra with a familiar periscope camera unit 07/27/2022. Galaxy S23 Ultra concept render. (Source: TechnizoConcept). New Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra camera leak brings glad tidings to expectant fans 07/17/2022. The Galaxy S23 Ultra will not feature the new 200 MP ISOCELL HP3. (Source: Technizo_Concept)
From all indications, the Galaxy S23 Ultra’s 200 MP camera will share most specifications with the ISOCELL HP1 which will debut on the Moto X30 Pro next week. The new sensor will likely also output 12.5 MP images after 16-in-1 binning. That would mirror the relationship between the Mi Note 10’s ISOCELL HMX and the Galaxy S20 Ultra’s ISOCELL HM1, with both sensors having identical physical specifications.
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