Because the “megapixel warfare” amongst smartphone corporations heats up, 50 per cent of the smartphones bought globally may have three or extra digital camera sensors by the tip of 2021, a brand new report by Counterpoint Analysis has predicted. In 2019, authentic gear producers (OEMs) are taking the battle a step forward, with the triple digital camera set-up now turning into standard among the many customers.
Nearly six per cent of smartphones bought globally had three or extra rear digital camera sensors in March 2018. This determine is more likely to go as much as 15 per cent by the tip of 2019 and 35 per cent by the tip of 2020. “Just like twin digital camera adoption development, the triple digital camera fixture initially featured within the higher-priced smartphones. Nevertheless, in direction of the tip of 2018 and early 2019, even smartphones within the reasonably priced premium and mid-tier worth bands featured three or extra cameras,” mentioned Hanish Bhatia, Senior Analyst, Units and Ecosystem, Counterpoint Analysis.
Greater than 40 smartphones launched as of April this 12 months had three or extra cameras. Amongst these, 30 launches have been within the first quarter (Q1) of 2019. Huawei and Samsung are main the adoption. The Huawei Mate and P collection, the Samsung Galaxy A collection, the brand new Galaxy flagships, and the Vivo V15/Professional are among the present fashions driving the triple (and extra) digital camera sensor penetration.
Different OEMs, together with Apple and OnePlus, would be part of the bandwagon later this 12 months, mentioned the report. Smartphone gamers are anticipated to launch fashions with 64MP and extra within the second half (H2) of 2019. “In 2020, we anticipate smartphones with digital camera resolutions of 100MP and extra. Google doesn’t even have twin cameras in its flagship Pixel telephones and was counting on the stellar picture high quality by means of software program. “Nevertheless, with the premium phase more and more adopting twin digital camera sensors, Google will likely be beneath strain to combine this into their upcoming flagships,” Bhatia added.