On September 02, Samsung introduced two new image sensors with advanced ultra-fine pixel technologies, bringing the world’s first 200MP camera. It includes ISOCELL HP1 and ISOCELL GN5 camera sensors that will become part of future smartphones.
The ISOCELL HP1 is capable of high-resolution images and can provide up to 8K videos without losing quality. Whereas the 50MP ISOCELL GN5 will bring ultra-fast autofocus to smartphones.
Check the details about these new image camera sensors below.
Samsung ISOCELL HP1:
The ISOCELL HP1 is the world’s first mega+giant 200MP resolution sensor based on 0.64μm pixels, made with new pixels-binning technology. This is the first image sensor to adopt all-directional focusing Dual Pixel Pro technology with two photodiodes in a single 1.0μm pixel.
The camera sensor carries ultra-high resolution in a small package that can easily fit into a small size smartphone and provide an astonishing amount of detail in the images, which remains sharp even when you crop or resize them.
The ISOCELL HP1 equips an all-new ChameleonCell technology, it’s a pixel binning technology that uses different layouts such as two by two or four by four based on the current environment.
Moreover, it automatically adjusts itself in the low light conditions and becomes a 12.5MP image sensor with a large pixel size of 2.56μm by merging 16 neighboring pixels. This large pixel size allows more light to enter inside the sensor, which results in bright colors in the night mode.
This new image sensor can take 8K videos at 30 frames-per-second (fps). This sensor merges four neighbouring pixels to brings resolution to 50MP (8,192 x 6,144) to take 8K (7,680 x 4320) videos.
It remains to be seen as to which company adopts this ultra-high-end image sensor on its smartphones. Although, it will need a compatible processor.
Samsung ISOCELL GN5:
Samsung also launched the industry’s first 1.0μm image sensor called the ISOCELL GN5. It integrates Dual Pixel Pro and an all-directional autofocusing technology that enhances the autofocusing capabilities.
This new image sensor includes two photodiodes placed horizontally or vertically within each 1.0μm pixel of the sensor. The autofocusing feature of the ISOCELL GN5 is enhanced due to the one million phase detecting multi-directional photodiodes covering all areas of the sensor.
It also uses Samsung’s proprietary pixel technology, which applies the Front Deep Trench Isolation (FDTI) of Dual Pixel product. The FDTI enables the photodiodes to absorb enough possible light and decreases the crosstalk within the pixel.
Canada to ban Huawei from 5G: Report
Huawei has been under a lot of difficulties for the last three years due to U.S. sanctions, which have led to bans on its network equipment in different markets. However, despite various processes, Canada has now also shown its direction on this matter to ban Huawei from 5G development in the country.
According to the report coming from Reuters, Canada is planning to ban Huawei from its 5G network gear installation program citing national security risks without showing any of them.
The country is following the path of the Five Eyes intelligence-sharing group including five countries including the U.S., U.K., Australia, and New Zealand.
“We intend to exclude Huawei and ZTE from our 5G networks,” Industry Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne told reporters in Ottawa. “Providers who already have this equipment installed will be required to cease its use and remove it under the plans we’re announcing today.”
Aside from this, the Canadian government has also laid down a deadline for carriers and network companies to remove their network 5G equipment by the year 2024. On the other hand, companies that use 4G equipment from Huawei will be required to remove the gear until 2027.
In 2018, Canada announce to review of the ongoing Huawei matter to adapt its network gear. Last, in 2018, Huawei’s Chief Financial Official is detailed Vancouver Airport.
regarding this matter, Alykhan Velshi, Vice President of corporate affairs for Huawei in Canada said with Canadian Broadcasting Corp that the company is still waiting to hear what sort of national security threats they think Huawei poses.
Adding to this, Velshi said, Huawei is completely operational in Canada and there are over 1500 employees in the country, most of them conduct research and development. Other than these, Huaewi continues to sell new products in the market.
Throughout the entire discussion, Huawei has been targeted by the different governments over political means but no one has not shown any sort of evidence against the Chinese tech firm.
Huawei registers ‘Huawei Soil’ trademark
On May 18, 2022, Huawei registered the ‘Huawei Soil’ trademark in China. This trademark application has document version 47543398 and the trademark has not been published yet. According to the information, Trademark Office held that the goods designated for use by the opposed trademark were Class 1 “silicones”.
The ‘Huawei Soil’ trademark class belongs to the same category as “unprocessed plastics; plasticizers” that were approved for use in trademarks such as “Huawei Zhixuan” cited earlier by the opponent. or similar goods.
In further terms, the opposed trademark completely contains the distinctive identification part of the trademark cited by the opponent, “Huawei”, and does not form a new meaning with an obvious difference. If it is used concurrently, consumers will be misunderstood.
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Huawei AppGallery facing a severe issue: Report
Huawei AppGallery is a new generation of an app distribution platform for Huawei devices and the Chinese tech maker is working on improving its productivity for smartphone owners. However, recently a severe issue has been reported on Huawei AppGallery that allows downloading paid apps for free of cost.
According to the input coming from 9to5Google, an Android developer has found an issue in Huawei AppGallery that doesn’t have any special protection feature for the paid applications. This could lead to easy exploitation and enables to obtain the download link for premium apps without even paying for them.
In simple words, it could cause a loss to the developer but the report also mentions that this issue has been reported to Huawei. However, there’s no clear guideline or response that has been received on this matter.
Huawei AppGallery is a smart solution that allows developers to create a new user experience for the consumers. The platform is supported by Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) Core, which enables various APIs in applications.
Huawei AppGallery serves under the top three app marketplace globally and brings a whole range of global and local apps including navigation & transport, news, social media, and more.
AppGallery is available in more than 170 countries and regions with over 580 million monthly active users globally. Huawei partnered with 5.4 million developers across the globe, and in 2021 the total app distributions from AppGallery reached 432 billion times.