Galaxy S9 Could Get Samsung’s in-House Camera Sensor to Shoot 1,000FPS Footage in Hyper-Slow-Motion
Samsung is expected to bring in new smartphone camera upgrades to its Galaxy S9 family and from the looks of it, the company definitely should. After its biggest rival Apple made one of the largest leaps in smartphone video-capture features, Samsung will definitely be getting nervous.
The Cupertino tech giant’s latest iPhone family can shoot at 4K at 60FPS, something that no other mainstream phone can do at this current time. In order to achieve its end goal, Galaxy S9 has been rumored to get an in-house sensor from Samsung’s production facilities so that you can capture slow-motion video at a jaw-dropping 1,000 frames per second.
Samsung to Rely Less on Sony’s Technology by Introducing Two-Layered Stacking, Which Will Not Tax the Processor on the Galaxy S9
Sony’s current-generation camera hardware includes a stacked triple-layer camera sensor that can shoot with thousand frames per second for stunning slow-motion videos. In order to make this possible, Sony packaged the sensor and its circuitry together with a dedicated memory module that stores the immense amount of calculation needed and does not put pressure on the primary chipset’s processor, making the phone run at optimum speeds.
Samsung will also be coming up with a camera sensor of its own and guess what? It is going to be present on the Galaxy S9, the flagship phone incoming in 2018. According to sources close to the matter, Samsung’s sensor will be using two layers instead of three, and then comes the DRAM module.
It is possible that Samsung will be using two layers instead of three to avoid patent disputes with Sony, but we’re also under the impression that the company will gladly attempt to spread the love and provides its sensor technology to other smartphone manufacturers.
The Galaxy S9 is expected to be announced a little earlier and who knows, it might also come with 4K video support at 60 frames per second. On Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8, the phone seemingly provides support for it, but without a proper software update, users are going to be left high and dry.