Samsung Galaxy S25, Galaxy S25+ Could Ditch ISOCELL GN3 Sensor and Switch to Sony

The Samsung Galaxy S24 and Galaxy S24+ are expected to continue featuring the 50-megapixel Samsung GN3 sensor as their primary camera.

  • Samsung Galaxy S24 series is expected to go official in January next year
  • Samung Might will revamp the main camera on the Galaxy S25 models
  • Galaxy S24 is expected to run on an Exynos 2400 SoC

While the Samsung Galaxy S24 series has yet to be officially announced, early rumors about its successor, the Galaxy S25 series, have surfaced. According to a reputable tipster, the 2025 Galaxy S series phones are anticipated to incorporate new camera hardware. The standard Galaxy S25 and Galaxy S25+, as per the tip, are likely to abandon Samsung’s ISOCELL sensors in favor of a Sony image sensor. Samsung has consistently utilized the ISOCELL GN3 sensor in recent flagship smartphones, including the Galaxy S23 series.

Renowned tipster Revegnus (@Tech_Reve) asserted that Samsung intends to transition from ISOCELL sensors to Sony image sensors for the primary camera in the rumored Galaxy S25 and Galaxy S25+. If this speculation proves accurate, it would mark a significant shift for the brand, which has traditionally employed in-house ISOCELL sensors for the main cameras of its high-end smartphones, such as the Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23+, Galaxy Z Fold 4, and Galaxy Z Fold 5. The Galaxy S23 and Galaxy S23+, for instance, purportedly utilize the ISOCELL GN3 50-megapixel sensor.

Conversely, the upcoming Galaxy S24 and Galaxy S24+ are expected to maintain the existing 50-megapixel Samsung GN3 sensor as their primary camera, complemented by a 12-megapixel ultra-wide camera and a 10-megapixel telephoto unit with up to 3x optical zoom.

A recent leak has shed light on the specifications of the Galaxy S24+. It is anticipated to feature a customized Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC paired with 12GB of RAM. The standard model is expected to run on an Exynos 2400 SoC paired with 8GB of RAM. The Galaxy S24 is rumored to sport a 6.2-inch full-HD+ screen with a 120Hz refresh rate, while the Galaxy S24+ may come with a 6.7-inch QHD+ display boasting a 120Hz screen.

Additionally, leaked information suggests that the vanilla Galaxy S24 will house a 4,000mAh battery with support for super-fast charging, while the Galaxy S24+ is rumored to feature a 4,900mAh battery with super-fast charging 2.0 support.

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