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backside-illuminated cmos

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Samsung updates HD camcorders with backside-illuminated CMOS

For 2010, Samsung updates its midrange H100 series with the significantly different H200 series, and rolls out backside-illuminated sensors throughout its HD products.

By January 6, 2010

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Why the iPhone 4 takes good low-light photos: BSI CMOS sensors explained!

Backside-illuminated CMOS sensors can be found in everything from the Apple iPhone 4 and HTC Evo 4G to camcorders and point-and-shoots. Here's why you want one--and why you don't.

By February 2, 2011

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Please Explain: Backlit CMOS

Backlit, or backside-illuminated CMOS sensors are starting to appear on a host of digital cameras. What differentiates it from a standard CMOS sensor?

By March 28, 2010

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Nikon Coolpix S8100

Nikon's addition of a backside-illuminated CMOS sensor makes its Coolpix S8100 compact megazoom a fine choice.

By January 21, 2011

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Quick Take: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7V

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7V is a compact megazoom featuring a 10x wide-angle lens, 16-megapixel backside-illuminated CMOS sensor, and built-in GPS.

By July 29, 2011

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Quick Take: Kodak EasyShare Max Z990

The Kodak EasyShare Max Z990 is a full-size megazoom featuring a 30x f2.8-5.6 28-676mm lens and a 12-megapixel backside-illuminated CMOS sensor.

By July 29, 2011

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Olympus announces SZ-30MR high-power megazoom, TG-810 GPS-packing rugged cameras

Featuring a 16-megapixel backside-illuminated CMOS sensor and a new Multi-Recording mode, the SZ-30MR looks like more than a "me too" megazoom.

By March 1, 2011

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Nikon lights up Coolpix S8100 megazoom

A backside-illuminated CMOS sensor brings high-speed shooting performance and improved low-light photo quality to Nikon's compact megazoom lineup.

By September 7, 2010

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Ricoh expands GXR system with megazoom module

Ricoh delivers on its promise of a megazoom module for its GXR system camera. The P10 features a 28-300mm f3.5-5.6 lens (35mm equivalent) plus 10-megapixel backside-illuminated CMOS sensor.

By May 6, 2010

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Can the iPhone 4 replace a point-and-shoot?

The iPhone was already very popular for photography, but does the use of a backside-illuminated sensor in the latest version make it a full-on camera replacement?

By June 7, 2010