Samsung Galaxy S11 will get major camera refresh, 108-megapixel main sensor, report says
Here come the cameras.
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Citing unnamed sources, Bloomberg reports that the new Galaxy S11 will feature a 108-megapixel main rear camera sensor as well as an ultrawide angle lens and a 5x optical zoom. There will be one other additional lens plus a time-of-flight sensor on the "marquee device" for better portraits and augmented reality apps, similar to what the company has done with the Galaxy S10 5G and Note 10 Plus.
The 108-megapixel main shooter and 5x zoom are also expected to be on the next-generation
, the report notes. Bloomberg says the new Fold will be announced around the same time the S11 is announced in February.
A Samsung spokesperson said the company "does not comment on rumors and speculation."
By comparison, the rival iPhone 11 Pro currently features three rear cameras -- a 12-megapixel main shooter with an additional ultrawide and 2x telephoto lens -- while Google's
has a 12.2-megapixel main lens and 16-megapixel telephoto.