Smartphone will soon have a 200-megapixel camera

Smartphone released next year can be upgraded to a resolution of 200 megapixels thanks to the support of Snapdragon 865 processor.

At the recent Snapdragon Summit 2019, Qualcomm said its newly launched Snapdragon 865 processor can support a 200-megapixel camera. This processor will officially be available on high-end smartphones in 2020.

According to Cnet, the first manufacturer to adopt these new technologies could be Xiaomi. At the event, the Chinese phone company has announced that it will launch phones using Snapdragon 865 next year. Xiaomi is also the record holder for "dots" on phones, with the Mi Note10 model having a 108-megapixel camera.

Although many high-end smartphones from Apple or Samsung still keep the resolution at 12 megapixels, according to Qualcomm, high resolution will be the trend of the future. "The popularity of telephoto cameras on phones as well as the development of combined digital optical zoom technologies, suggests that users tend to prefer to zoom in on distant objects. And to zoom like that. , as many pixels as possible, "Cnet page quoted Qualcomm. According to the company, the improvement of the camera year by year is also a way for smartphone manufacturers to make a difference compared to rivals, and affect the decision to buy a phone from consumers.

In 2019, mid-range devices from Huawei, Oppo or Xiaomi also have cameras with 48 "dots" resolution.

The high resolution of photos can affect the ability to transfer and store. However, according to Xiaomi's Lin Bin, the company will also be interested in 5G technology, allowing users to easily share these "giant" images to friends, or upload them to the memory. Cloud easily and quickly.

However, many experts still do not fully believe in the appearance of the 200-megapixel smartphone next year. In fact, the current Snapdragon 855 processor also supports the camera up to 192 megapixels, but the limitation comes from the image sensor, processing technology that makes it impossible for smartphone vendors to take advantage of this. Xiaomi could only launch the Mi Note 10 with a 108-megapixel image-changing camera after Samsung launched the ISOCELL Bright HMX sensor.

Liu Bei