Sony IMX586 is official, will probably debut on Sony's new smartphones arriving this fall

23 July 2018, 08:00:29

Sony IMX586 is official, will probably debut on Sony's new smartphones arriving this fallSony has announced its latest image sensor for smartphones. The Sony IMX586 has a resolution of 48 effective megapixels with a 0.8 μm on 1/2-type unit. The new sensor uses the Quad Bayer colour filter array, where adjacent 2x2 pixels come in the same colour, making high-sensitivity shooting possible creating an output equivalent to that of 1.6 μm pixels (12 megapixels). Additionally, Sony's exposure control technology and signal processing functionality are built into the sensor. This sensor will be available on smartphones from this fall and it is very possible to be included in the Sony Xperia XZ3 that is supposed to be announced during the IFA Berlin 2018. Source

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