Sony have proclaimed the world’s first 16 Megapixel camera sensor to be launched in a product in 2011. This will allow a mobile phone to shoot 1080p HD video for the first time.
Technology just keeps on marching on it seems. However is there a point at which adding more features gives you less and less advantage. Do we need HD video on a mobile phone? Will the memory now have to increase to cope with the larger file size? Will file transfers be that much slower? Internet uploads are still slow, so will this make it even slower to upload video to online sites such as YouTube?
An useful article to discuss the relevance of new technology in gadgets that may be already ‘good enough’.
Mind you, I will probably be in the queue to get one!