Samsung reveals plans to develop 576MP smartphone sensor by 2025

If you thought the megapixel wars were over, you might want to gear up once again. Samsung has revealed plans to release a 576-megapixel smartphone sensor by 2025.

At the SEMI Europe Summit, which took place back on September 1, 2021, Samsung’s Senior Vice President and Head of Automotive Sensors, Haechang Lee, presented a slide showing the history of the company’s image sensor technology. As visible in the graphic below, and first reported on by Image Sensors World, the timeline highlight’s the company’s ambitions to have a 576MP smartphone sensor available within the next four years.

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