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Lenovo’s next gaming phone will also stick with a design optimized for landscape use

Lenovo finally jumped on the gaming phone bandwagon last year with the Legion Phone Duel. Just like you would expect from a gaming-oriented smartphone, the Legion Phone Duel left no stone unturned when it came to raw power through hardware, shipping a 6.59-inch 144Hz AMOLED display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC, up to 16GB RAM, and...

OmniVision’s new OV50A 50MP sensor offers 100% PDAF coverage

The Chinese image sensor maker OmniVision on Tuesday expanded its portfolio with a release of a brand new mobile sensor in the form of OV50A. The OmniVision OV50A is designed for primary and ultra-wide angle cameras and claims to offer superior autofocus and low-light performance. The OmniVision OV50A is a 50MP image sensor with a 1.0-micron...

The OmniVision OV64C is OmniVision’s first 64MP image sensor

As we have explained before, the smartphone camera megapixel wars have resumed in full swing. In 2019, most mainstream lower mid-range, upper mid-range and affordable flagship phones opted to use some form of a 48MP Quad Bayer sensor. In 2020, it seems 64MP will be the new standard resolution for smartphone cameras. Both Samsung and...

OmniVision’s new 48MP OV48C image sensor seems better than the 64MP IMX686

In 2019, the most popular image sensor for flagship and mid-range smartphones was by far the Sony IMX586 48MP image sensor, which made its way to a surprisingly large number of phones. Flagship phones from the likes of Samsung, Huawei, Google, and Apple continued to use custom sensors, but vendors such as OnePlus, Xiaomi, OPPO,...

OmniVision announces a 48MP image sensor for smartphones

The camera on a modern smartphone forms one of the core experience in today's time. Smartphone OEMs who produce smartphones do not produce the camera component themselves. Instead, they rely on dedicated companies (or dedicated divisions within larger corporations) to innovate on digital image sensor technologies, and who then manufacture components which can be installed...