Rumors: Nikon signed up to purchase the new Sony 60MP sensor (IMX455)

Some rumors from the Chinese social network Weibo:

  • Nikon already signed up to purchase the new Sony IMX455 60MP sensor.
  • The IMX455 sensor PDAF is supposed to be better than the Multi-CAM 20000 currently used in some Nikon cameras.
  • Sony will not use the IMX455 sensor, instead, they may use a slightly better version called IMX555.

Here are the details on the new Sony IMX455AQR sensor with 60MP, 8k video, and native 64 ISO:

  • 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

Via PhotoRumors

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