The specs of the new Sony full frame CMOS sensor have been leaked. Sony IMX455AQR features 60MP, 8k video, and offers native 64 ISO.
According to our research this sensor is the down version of the IMX551. The release date is in early 2019 and should be available on the market soon. The IMX455AQR sensor could be used in a future Sony camera or any other camera manufacturer’s new model.
Possible candidates for this high-resolution sensor are the Nikon D860, Nikon D6 and the Nikon Z8. Sony A7S III Rumored to Feature 36.4MP BSI Stacked Sensor
Specs of IMX455AQR sensor:
- IMX455 (Low-Spec of IMX551 Prototype):
- Effective pixels: 9600×6400
- Recommend recording pixels: 60MP
- 11/12/14/16Bit ADC
- Full Pixel 9fps/14Bit ADC
- SLVS-EC 8Lane
- Single ADC in Video Mode
- 12-ADC in Still Picture Mode
- Native ISO 64/400
The upcoming Sony a9 Mark II/a7R IV will most likely use the IMX551 sensor. Below you can find the specs and compare with the IMX551 and IMX455:
- MX551 (Not for Sale/For Sony):
- SLVS-EC: 16Lane
- VideoMode: 12-ADC
- IMX455 (For Sale/For Nikon):
- SLVS-EC: 8Lane
- VideoMode: (Down to) Single ADC
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