Big news for the increasingly awaited iPhone 15: Sony could provide a camera sensor of the latest generation, for optimal photos especially of portraits.
The iPhone 15 camera could outperform the competition
Se l’iPhone 14 Pro has amazed all iPhone enthusiasts thanks to a 48MP camera, the iPhone 15 could leave even its direct competitors speechless for a simple reason: Sony’s involvement in the photographic sector.
In fact, Android smartphones have already been equipped with a 48MP camera and more for a few years. Consequently, the announcement that the Pro version of the iPhone 14 would present a more powerful camera than the 12MP canons had neither surprised nor alarmed that much.
Yet it seems that Apple wants to make the leap in quality for the foreseeable future.
According to the Nikkei Asia site, Sony would be ready to produce and supply gods state-of-the-art sensors for the photographic sector of the iPhone 15.
Why is the Sony sensor so important?
According to what was released by Nikkei ASIA, the new Sony camera sensor allows you to double the saturation signal in each pixel compared to traditional sensors.
Wanting to be more specific, the sensor can capture more light and reduce overexposure or underexposureallowing the smartphone camera to clearly photograph the faces of subjects even in backlit conditions.
The new Sony sensor is expected to be produced at the factory Nagasaki and built using a new architecture, with i photodiodes eh transistor placed in separate layers, allowing the sensor to contain multiple photodiodes.
In short, the iPhone 15 in terms of photographic compact could scare the competition, presenting a sensor capable of taking photos or shooting videos in excellent quality even in the presence of low or excessive brightness.
However, one should not underestimate the upcoming android releases. Because if it is true that Sony is ready to land in Apple, it is also true that it continues to supply the competition as well.
For example it Xiaomi 12S Ultra and the Vivo X90 Pro they mount the IMX989 sensor from Sony, which has not indifferent photographic characteristics.
The IMX989 will be mounted on other Android smartphones starting from 2023 and who knows what kind of competition we will see as soon as Apple brings the iPhone 15 to market.