Samsung’s new ISOCELL sensor has on-board DRAM, shoots 960fps video

February 26th, 2018   decode   Android 7.1

With the Galaxy S9 phones, the focus was on improving the camera. To that end, Samsung unveiled the ISOCELL Fast 2L3 image sensor with on-board DRAM and 960fps video recording.

The new ISOCELL Fast 2L3 sensor has a 3-layer design. Usually, the first layer holds the pixels that capture light, the second layer converts that into a digital information to be sent to the chipset for processing and finally to the phone’s RAM. Samsung has added a third layer, 512MB DRAM, that can quickly read and store the data from the sensor – much faster than the chipset can.

This enables 1080p video…

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