Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge are the flagship devices which made their first official appearance yesterday after a long time followed by rumors, teasers and leaked images. Among many noted areas on the new Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, the camera is on top which comes with more powers and extended futures.
However these are some of the good points which were discussed while introducing the duo but the sensor which actually lies behind the exciting camera powers was not mentioned during the intro. But no need to wonder anymore, here we have much more about 12-megapixel camera of Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge.
The 12-megapixel camera on Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge is actually the custom-made sensor by Sony. As found on the system info app the Sony made custom module on Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge is coded as IMC260. It seems quite surprising as information in this regard have been missing from the regular rumors prior to the launch, and also in announcement on the unveiling day.
However, Taking custom orders is very common for Sony especially from its clients like Apple and Samsung. The top phone makers acquire the custom camera module from Sony which are later customized according to makers’ own concept. The optical packaging and image processing on the devices camera is included by the makers to create a completely individual experience.
The 1/1.5-inch IMX260 sensor features 1.4 microns which enables the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge camera to collect 95 percent more light than the Galaxy S6 camera which contains the IMX240 senor. The brand new custom-mode unit also comes with Dual Pixel system which incredibly improves the focus time.
On the system info app, we can also spot another component which is dubbed Lucky CS47L91 Sound which shows the audio processing unit. Samsung also boasted an improved audio experience while introducing the Galaxy S7 devices, the custom DAC is likely the reason behind.