Sony IMX708 and Sony IMX689 Specifications
Smartphone camera technology continuously growing and improving it self. We seen 12 megapixel’s to 108 megapixel’s sensor, capabilities of 8K video recording any more. As sensor technology constantly improving, CMOS they rely on needs to be quickly upgraded, manufacturers will have new point to sell when they release new phones.
Today, a new CMOS sensor, Sony IMX708 was exposed on the Internet. According to weibo blogger, Huawei, OPPO, OnePlus and other manufacturers will use customized Sony CMOS this year. Among them, Huawei is expected to launch globally.
In addition, it is reported that this sensor is also an image sensor oriented to the video direction. For the ultra-fast network speed of 5G networks, video will definitely have a completely new exploration point, so this direction is right.
According to digital chat station, the size of the IMX708 base is about 1/1.3, and the world ’s first omnidirectional focusing technology is introduced and maximum output will be 48 megapixel.
The maximum output is 48MP and the nominal aperture is f / 1.7. The pixel size is the same as the IMX586. The sensor size is larger than the 1 / 1.7 “IMX686, so it should be about 1 / 1.3”.Sony IMX708 Specification by Digital Chat Station
In meantime, digital chat station also confirmed, there is not only Sony IMX708; Sony IMX689 will also release together globally. And confirmed there is device with front camera sony IMX616 and rear IMX708.
Well, the model I found is the front IMX616 + rear IMX708– Digital Chat Station
It is confirmed that two CISs, IMX689 and IMX708, will be launched globally.– Digital Chat Station
According to Huawei’s current product line plan, the P40 series should not be possible because the product research and development has been finalized and it is impossible to change it. It was previously reported that the Huawei P40 Pro is equipped with a 52-megapixel main camera and has a 1/1.33 inch outsole.
A few moments ago, the vice president of OPPO said that, “Find X2 will have an exclusive custom outsole sensor, which is the type that makes people awesome”. Not sure yet it will be Sony IMX708, wait for the follow-up news.
In addition, last year’s Huawei P30 series was equipped with IMX600 RYYB CMOS, and this year’s P40 series is also likely to be equipped with new CMOS as standard.
It is worth noting that Huawei also recently applied for trademarks such as Ultra Vision Camera, Ultra Vision Sensor and 5G AR. It is expected that the performance of Huawei P40 series in photography and video will be worth looking forward to.