Samsung unveils new 16-megapixel smartphone camera

New 16-meg CMOS sensor for handsets lined up to hit the Samsung Galaxy S 3?

Next-generation smartphones prep for hefty camera inclusion as Samsung unveils a new mobile bound 16-megapixel CMOS sensor likely to hit the recently leaked Samsung Galaxy S 3

Samsung looks set to kick off a new era of smartphone camera capabilities with a hefty 16-megapixel sensor unveiled for upcoming pocket blowers.

Dubbed the S5K2P1, the new smartphone centric CMOS sensor boasts an impressive 16-megapixel resolution with the upcoming Google Nexus Prime or recently leaked Samsung Galaxy S III possible first handset inclusions.

A back lit sensor designed to produce higher quality snaps in low light conditions the Samsung S5K2P1 is set to further bridge the ever narrowing gap between smartphones and dedicated portable cameras.

Samsung Galaxy S 3 Specs

Earlier this month reports Samsung Galaxy S III specs leaked online with the mooted upcoming handset set to feature a 2GHz quad-core processor alongside 1.5GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage.

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Via: GeekyGadgets