A new leak claims Samsung Galaxy S11 to feature 108MP sensor quad-camera setup

Samsung Galaxy S11 to feature 108MP sensor

After the relaunch of Galaxy Fold, Samsung is now focusing on its next flagship smartphone, Galaxy S11, which is going to launch in 2020. Earlier, The Elec in September published a report claiming S11 will feature a 108MP primary sensor quad-camera setup. Now, according to a reliable source Ice universe, tweeted “The Galaxy S11 has a high probability of using a new 108MP sensor.”

The Samsung ISOCELL Bright HMX 108MP sensor is developed for smartphones in collaboration with Xiaomi, which was utilized on Mi CC9 Pro. However, if this leak becomes true, then S11 will be the first flagship to use it presuming that it will release before Mi Mix Alpha. 

In terms of size, the 1/1.33-inch HMX sensor is larger than most other smartphone camera sensors, and it captures 12032 x 9024-pixel resolution large photos. It absorbs more light in low-lit conditions because of the large sensor size. 

Moreover, the Smart-ISO assists the sensor wisely to pick the best ISO to match the requirements of the environment. The 4-in-1 pixel binning Tetracell technology and ISOCELL Bright HMX sensor can generate bright low-light shots in 27MP resolution and supports 6K video recording at 30fps.

According to the previous leaks, the Samsung Galaxy S11 will be powered by Qualcomm’s upcoming Snapdragon 865 in the US and China and Exynos 9830 for most markets. Snapdragon 865 is expected to launch in December while the Exynos 9830 after that. The device will on One UI 2.0 based on Android 10.