Could this Samsung / Fujifilm sensor challenge Sony’s dominance?

(Image credit: Samsung)

Despite the multitude of different manufacturers of camera tech, it’s been the case for quite some time now that Sony has been the absolute dominant name when it comes to image sensors. 

That could soon be about to change, however. Samsung and Fujifilm recently joined forces to produce the ISOCELL Plus sensor, combining breakthroughs in sensor technologies from both companies, and it looks like a sign that the next generation of sensor technology might not be quite so Sony-dominated as the current one.

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Jon Stapley

Jon spent years at IPC Media writing features, news, reviews and other photography content for publications such as Amateur Photographer and What Digital Camera in both print and digital form. With his additional experience for outlets like Photomonitor, this makes Jon one of our go-to specialists when it comes to all aspects of photography, from cameras and action cameras to lenses and memory cards, flash diffusers and triggers, batteries and memory cards, selfie sticks and gimbals, and much more besides.  

An NCTJ-qualified journalist, he has also contributed to Shortlist, The Skinny, ThreeWeeks Edinburgh, The Guardian, Trusted Reviews, CreativeBLOQ, and probably quite a few others I’ve forgotten.