Samsung Introduces 64MP GW1 and 48MP GM2 Camera Sensors for Smartphones

Today, Samsung introduced two new camera sensor with the highest megapixel resolution. One camera sensor is 64MP Samsung ISOCELL Bright GW1 and the other one is 48MP Samsung ISOCELL Bright GM2 which is the successor of Samsung GM1 sensor introduced last year.

64MP Samsung ISOCELL GW1 Features:

The ISCCELL Samsung GW1 offers the highest megapixel resolution on any smartphone camera sensor. The 64MP Camera sensor offers 0.8μm pixel image size. The camera sensor can combine 4 pixels into 1 and can create a 16MP image with rich details and better colors.

Samsung GW1 is equipped with DCG (Dual Conversion Gain) which converts received light into an electric signal which helps to capture more lights and resulting into lower noise and better color accuracy. It also supports PD which is high-performance autofocus technology that can deliver sharper images.

In terms of video recording, Samsung GW1 can capture FullHD video at 480fps (frames per second).

48MP Samsung ISOCELL GM2 Features:

48MP Samsung GM2 sensor also Tetra cell technology in low-light which can bring highly detailed and well-balanced pictures even in low light condition. Samsung GM2 sensor, like GW1, adopts DCG as well for added performance and Super PD for fast autofocus.


Samsung GW1 and GM2 are currently sampling to OMEs and is expected to hit the mass production in the second half of 2019. We can expect the smartphones to come with GW1 and GM2 sensor in Q3 or Q4 of 2019. Samsung may use its GW1 sensor in its upcoming flagship device Galaxy Note 10.