Oppo, Xiaomi and Vivo – major smartphone makers are reportedly testing new camera hardware. A tipster suggests that the companies are planning to use the new Sony LYT-900 sensor in their upcoming flagship smartphones. The models that are likely to get the new Sony 1-inch sensor are Oppo Find X7 Pro, Xiaomi 14 Ultra and Vivo X100 Pro+. Actually, Oppo Find X7 Pro could be the first smartphone to be launched with Sony’s new LYT-900 sensor.
Tipster Digital Chat Station (translated from Chinese) shared on Weibo Post That Oppo, Xiaomi and Vivo are testing upcoming handsets with Sony LYT-900 camera. According to the post, the tests are going well and the premium models of all three brands may feature a 1-inch Sony Lytia LYT-900 sensor in their rear camera module.
The handsets which are said to get this new camera are Oppo Find X7 Pro, Xiaomi 14 Ultra and Vivo X100 Pro+. The post suggests that the Find X7 Pro will likely be the first of the three to be released in the market. However, if rumors regarding their launch dates are to be believed, it is likely that all three smartphones will be launched soon after each other. Therefore, there won’t really be permanent exclusivity surrounding the release of models with the Sony LYT-900 sensor.
According to GSMArena reportThe Sony LYT-900 sensor is likely to come with a new DCG (Dual Conversion Gain) technology, which is expected to reduce image noise and improve image output in low-light conditions.
Recently, the Realme GT 5 Pro model, which is expected to launch soon informed of The primary sensor is a Sony LYTIA LYT808, an OmniVision OV08D10 secondary sensor, and a Sony IMX890 telephoto sensor. The phone is expected to come with two 50-megapixel and one 8-megapixel shooters on its rumored triple rear camera unit.