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Samsung Unveils New 50MP Sensor with Next-Gen Dual Pixel Autofocus

8 days ago   |   By Peta Pixel

Samsung has announced the next generation of its 50-megapixel sensor called ISOCELL GN2. It follows last year's GN1 and promises significant autofocus improvements thanks to a new phase-detection advancement the company calls “Dual Pixel Pro.”
Dual Pixel is a technology most commonly associated with Canon cameras and splits a pixel to allow it to sense a phase change on a per-pixel basis rather than relying on interspersed phase detection pixels on the sensor which results in the loss of image quality since those pixels aren't being used to capture image data.
As Canon explains it:
Each...
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