Samsung has registered a brand new trademark protecting what seems to be a next-gen digicam picture sensor increasing the corporate’s highly-successful Isocell vary. These sensors are sometimes present in profitable smartphones such because the Galaxy S22 Extremely.
The trademark submitting, noticed by GalaxyClub, reveals Samsung’s plans for a brand new XISO-CELL product — a reputation sounding very very similar to an up to date model of the corporate’s Isocell Plus and Isocell 2.0 vary of digicam sensors. Filed on 16 Nov, the applying is presently in progress and awaiting examination.
After all, whereas it’s solely attainable Samsung’s new XSIO-CELL product would possibly herald the following stage of smartphone pictures, that is only a trademark utility and never a patent. The one info we have now thus far is the brand new identify and that the trademark is meant to be used in the identical class of merchandise as smartphones and cameras (amongst different gadgets).
What we do know is that Samsung is doing one thing and that it’s thought-about essential sufficient to warrant a complete new identify. Regardless of indications of huge enhancements in image high quality, there’s in all probability not sufficient time for any new XISO-CELL terminology to characteristic in subsequent yr’s Galaxy S23 Extremely.
Nonetheless, time period ‘XISO-CELL’ suggests a big change or enchancment over Samsung’s Isocell know-how which has seen many enhancements since its launch in 2013, however none thus far important sufficient to warrant such a dramatic change in naming.
I take this as a robust indication that we’ll be seeing some thrilling upgraded digicam tech from Samsung within the close to future.
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