When it comes time to capture an important event by taking a photo of it or capturing it on video, use the camera array on your smartphone or turn to a dedicated SLR camera to perform these tasks to feed? Smartphone photography has come such a long way that today most consumers are willing to rely on their handsets to deliver excellent family photos.
Sony executive sees smartphone cameras surpass DSLR cameras by 2024
That’s like saying that within two years smartphone camera images will surpass DSLR and mirrorless cameras. One of the reasons for the improvement is an increase in the size of image sensors to more than one inch, allowing them to capture more data. Sony has also created a new texture that saturates each pixel with twice as much light to create more dynamic range while reducing noise in photos shot in low light.
Image sensor sales will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 10% from 2022 to 2030, according to Sony
Smartphone cameras are getting quite adept at collecting more light, and with processing capabilities powered by AI and Machine Learning, nothing is impossible. A few years ago, did you ever think that your smartphone camera could produce better photos than the expensive SLR that collects dust in your hallway closet?