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Sony has revealed a new image sensor that is made specifically for smartphones called the IMX586. The image sensor has the highest resolution in the industry with 48 effective megapixels. It also offers the world's first ultra-compact pixel size of 0.8 μm. Sony says that the compact size makes it possible to pack 48MP onto a 1/2-type 8.0mm diagonal unit. Sony says that the pixel count its new smartphone sensor offers rivals that of high-performance SLR cameras. Sony uses a Quad Bayer color filter array that allows 2x2 pixels that are adjacent to come in the same color allowing for high-sensitivity shooting. The sensor is also geared for superior performance in low-light situations by allowing... Read more...