Google Pixel 8 Series Could Use Samsung’s ISOCELL GN2 Sensor With Staggered HDR Support

Google Pixel 8 Series Could Use Samsung's ISOCELL GN2 Sensor With Staggered HDR Support

In September of this year, the Google Pixel 7 series with a 50-megapixel primary rear camera was unveiled. Presently, Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Genius are supposed to be underway as the following contribution from the tech goliath.

Staggered HDR (High Dynamic Range) functionality is said to be supported by Google’s flagship smartphones of the next generation. Google is supposed to pack Samsung’s ISOCELL GN2 sensor that has Staggered HDR support on the following Pixel series telephone. Kuba Wojciechowski (@Za_Raczke), a tipster, discovered references in the Google Camera Go app to the camera features of upcoming smartphones in the Pixel 8 series codenamed “Shiba” and “Husky.”

A screen capture shared by the insider shows the inner source code of the application with staggered HDR support for the impending handsets.

Multiple frames can be captured in short, middle, and long exposures with improved details thanks to the staggered HDR functionality. Additionally, the rumor suggests that the primary camera on the upcoming Pixel series devices will be upgraded by Google.

Samsung’s ISOCELL GN1 sensors are used

in the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro smartphones currently in use. In light of the most recent break, we can anticipate that the Pixel 8 models should accompany Samsung’s ISOCELL GN2 that offers staggered HDR highlight.

The successor to the ISOCELL GN1 features Smart ISO Pro for low-light photography and a 50-megapixel image sensor. With four-pixel-binning technology, the 1/1.12-inch ISOCELL GN2 sensor can replicate a 2.8-micron pixel.

In September, the second-generation Tensor G2 SoC-powered Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro were released. The price of the Pixel 7 in India is Rs. 59,999, whereas the Google Pixel 7 Pro costs Rs. 84,999.

The Pixel 7 has a dual rear camera setup with 50 megapixels. The primary sensor has 50 megapixels, and the secondary sensor has 12 megapixels and an ultra-wide-angle lens.

The Pixel 7 Pro, on the other hand, has a triple rear camera setup that includes a 50-megapixel primary sensor, a 12-megapixel secondary sensor with an ultrawide-angle lens, and a 48-megapixel telephoto lens with support for 30x Super Resolution Zoom and 5x optical zoom. The secondary sensor also has a 12-megapixel ultrawide-angle lens. The selfie cameras on both smartphones are 10.8 megapixels.