The individuals at Sony’s picture sensor division have posted a teaser video for an upcoming new smartphone picture sensor, the IMX686, on the Chinese language social media website Weibo. The brand new chip is the successor to the IMX586, which was one of many first 48MP Quad-Bayer sensors and has been deployed in a number of high-end smartphones.

Sony doesn’t reveal the sensor decision or different specs within the video however based mostly on rumors about telephones that can supposedly use the sensor GSM Enviornment estimates it to be between 60 and 64MP.

The video reveals that the brand new sensor shall be launched in 2020 and exhibits a number of nonetheless photographs captured in quite a lot of mild circumstances. The photographs aren’t full measurement, so it is onerous to make any judgements about picture element or noise, however they do look fairly spectacular when it comes to publicity and dynamic vary.

Given no cellphone is utilizing the brand new sensor but, Sony has used a prototype board linked to a pc to seize the samples. Take a look on the gallery above and take a look at the complete video over on Weibo.