Sony will introduce the 1-inch image sensor as the flagship of the IMX900 series
Sony is apparently planning to update its image sensors with the IMX800 series in 2022. Their size is likely to be larger than their predecessors, which could increase light sensitivity, clarity and the overall quality of photos and videos captured in future smartphones equipped with these advanced sensors.
On the other hand, it is expected that Sony releases the more special and new sensor of the IMX900 series in the size of 1.1.1 inches as a flagship. As a reminder, the largest sensor ever used in a smartphone is the one in the Xperia PRO-I itself. company is found, although the usable area is clipped at the edges due to its sheer size.
- More details of Sony IMX866 flagship 50mp sensor available
Thus, Sony could argue that its upcoming near-one-inch successor will be unique in terms of specs and, as a result, more efficient. According to the well-known whistleblower Digital Chat Station, this apparently 50-megapixel product will eventually be introduced as the IMX989. The leaker did not announce the exact date of the sensor’s unveiling, and only the leak of the said information indicates that this sensor will be Sony’s flagship for smartphones in 2022. Xiaomi 12 Ultra or Mix Fold 2, or possibly both, are among the first phones to use this sensor.