As became known on-line edition of Telecoms Korea, Samsung Techwin and businesses Samsung Electro-Mechanics (subsidiaries of Samsung Electronics) have completed work on the 8-megapixel modules with three optical zoom. In connection with this news, immediately recall the 8-Mp kamerafon K-Touch C280, presented at the exhibition CHITEC 2008, held in May this year in Beijing. Recall is a device equipped with CMOS sensor production of the same Samsung Electronics, a processor Canon DIGIC III imaging and optics with a 3x zumom.
As noted, performance auto increased by 57% compared with the previous decisions. The module uses CMOS matrix format 1/2, 5 and lens aperture of f/2. 85. By size it might be a bit more than 5-Mp module to be used, for example, the Samsung G810.
Representatives of Samsung Electro-Mechanics reported that the first phone with the new 8-MP camera will come to market in early 2009. Not surprised if the novelty will come at the January 2009 CES exhibition.
According to the source, South Korean manufacturer is also working on a 12-Mp module, which in size will be even less than 8-Mp.