It’s 60MP versus 108MP in the next smartphone camera battle.
What you need to know Sony’s IMX686 is a 60MP sensor that’s slated to replace the existing IMX586 48MP sensor. Expect this sensor to launch with the first flagship smartphones in 2020, including ones from VIVO and Huawei. This sensor is expected to deliver greater dynamic range and better low-light performance than the current generation 48MP camera sensor.
Not to be outdone by the recent launch of the Samsung ISOCELL Bright HMX camera sensor inside of the latest Xiaomi phones, Sony has taken to Chinese micro-blogging social network Weibo to tease its upcoming 60MP sensor. We’re expecting this sensor to launch inside the rumored VIVO X30 Pro and Huawei Nova 6, but don’t have a confirmed list just yet.
If you take a look at the video below, you’ll find all sorts of video and imagery taken right from the Sony IMX686 sensor, which is housed inside of a prototype phone (oddly enough, not the phone you’ll see in the hands of the person in the video). This video does not feature full resolution video or pictures, but it gives us a good idea of what to expect from
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