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09-12-2009, 02:19 PM   #1
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Interesting article on K-7 sensor innovation

Not that I understand what it means in practical terms, but here you go:

DSLR Image Sensor Innovation ? Who is Challenging Canon and Nikon?s lead? - Chipworks Inside Angle | Blog on Semiconductor International

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Seems there was more to the K-7's sensor redevelopment than meets the eye...
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This probably explains the lessened chroma noise in shadow areas, so it's not our imagination :-)
"addition of a VSS contact to each pixel for a reduction in color cross-talk"
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For future reference, from the report:

Samsung S5K1N1FA

seems to be the official sensor product designation.

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