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Samsung's rumored new camera: shoots 4K video at 120FPS

Samsung's purported Exynos 9810-based camera: 30.1MP sensor capable of shooting insane 4K 120FPS
By: Anthony Garreffa | Cameras News | Posted: Feb 8, 2018 3:30 am

Samsung will sell millions and millions of its new Galaxy S9 and Galaxy Note 9 smartphones this year, but the company could really shake up the camera market with its new Exynos 9810-powered camera.




A new leak teases that Samsung is testing a new high-end APS-C camera that's powered by one of its Exynos 8910 processors, with the tipster saying that the sensor inside of the camera is a 30.1-megapixel sensor with stacked (3-stack FRS) ISOCELL with Tetracell and dual-pixel AF.


This new sensor would shoot 6K 30FPS, 4K 120FPS, and even 1080p at 480FPS:


  • Full sensor (6720*4480) @ 30fps
  • 5376*3024 @ 60fps
  • 3840*2160 @ 120fps
  • 2688*1512 @ 240fps
  • 1920*1080 @ 480fps


The 4K 120FPS feature will reportedly be full sensor read-out, with 2.7K and 1080p with higher FPS at 2x2 pixel binning, and then down-sampling meaning that we could be looking at Samsung's new camera shooting 480FPS with the whole 30.1-megapixel sensor.


Samsung's big surprise here could be the fact that the Exynos 8910 is driving some of these super-abilities for the purported new camera, and that the upcoming flagship Galaxy S9 having a 'reimagined' camera make sense. Imagine a smartphone that shoots DSLR-like photos, while their flagship camera shoots freaking 4K 120FPS.


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