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New Samsung Sensor Captures Both Light And Depth Data

Why You Can’t Dismiss Nokia’s 41-Megapixel Phone

techcrunch.com
My first reaction upon hearing about Nokia’s 41-megapixel 808 Pureview was that it was an absurdity, a perfect example of the very worst of consumer electronics, and a total miss. But the more I read, the better I understood that this phone isn’t just some freak of nature with a...
Why You Can’t Dismiss Nokia’s 41-Megapixel Phone

How back-illuminated sensors work, and why they're the future of digital photography

www.extremetech.com
With camera megapixel counts going through the roof, pixels have become incredibly small. Unfortunately, traditional sensor designs cover up the pixels with layers of wiring. Back-illuminated technology literally flips the design on its back, so that the photosites are directly in the light, greatly improving low-light performance....
How back-illuminated sensors work, and why they're the future of digital photography
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