Over the past few years, there has been a strong desire for innovation in the smartphone industry. The camera department of one of many areas that require innovation. OEMs work on increasing the aperture to get more light into the tiny sensors on mobile devices. However, the market still needs more. The use of 48MP sensors became popular early this year. Now, it appears to be time for the 64MP sensor. So far, Realme and Redmi have both teased smartphones with 64MP sensors. However, it appears that Realme’s smartphone with a 64MP camera will be the first to hit the market. A new poster from the company suggests that this smartphone will meet with is on August 8.
Get ready to witness some of the world's first in smartphone camera technology at the #realme camera innovation event. Stay Tuned as we #LeapToQuadCamera and reveal the world's first 64MP Quad Camera technology on a smartphone. pic.twitter.com/iN6xde6Y7l
— realme (@realmemobiles) August 2, 2019
Realme India CEO, Madhav Sheth, stressed that the company is making a qualitative leap on smartphone cameras. The world’s first 64MP mobile phone will be officially launched on August 8. According to the official poster, the Realme 64MP new camera comes with four cameras in a vertical arrangement. The 64MP main lens is at the top. The details of the other three cameras are still unknown and may include a super wide-angle lens.
According to reports, the 64MP sensor in Realme’s smartphone may be the Samsung GW1. Its main feature is that the sensor area is up to 1 / 1.72 inches with a single-pixel area of 0.8μm. It uses Tetracell technology and re-picking algorithm to generate good images in a low light environment. It promises a direct 64MP image output in a bright environment. Furthermore, it supports up to 100dB of real-time HDR and Super PD autofocus.