June 26, 2022
When it comes time for you to capture an important event by snapping a photograph of it or recording it on video, do you tend to use the camera array on your smartphone or do you turn to a dedicated SLR camera to handle these tasks? Smartphone photography has come such a long way that these days most consumers are willing to trust their handsets to deliver outstanding family photos.
Sony executive sees smartphone cameras topping DSLR cameras beginning in 2024
That is the same as saying that images from smartphone cameras will start to surpass those achieved by DSLR and mirrorless cameras in as soon as two years. One of the reasons for the improvement will be an increase in the size of image sensors to over one inch in size allowing them to capture more data.. Sony also has created a new structure that saturates each pixel with twice as much light to create more dynamic range while reducing noise on pictures snapped in low-light.
Smartphone cameras are getting quite adept at collecting more light and with processing capabilities driven by AI and Machine Learning, nothing is impossible. Would you have ever thought just a few years ago that your smartphone camera would be able to produce better still images than the pricey SLR collecting dust in your hallway closet?