We discovered that Vivo has unveiled its first image signal processor dubbed V1 in an event last week in China, Shenzhen to be precise. The company claimed that the chipset has spent 3 years in the making and was developed by 300 employees.
With the V1 chipset, they aimed at improving the camera experience of their smartphones. Vivo said that there will be a camera feature that they will introduce in the future, the V1 chipset will help them focus in that aspect and achieve a great result.
“V1 is a fully customised integrated circuit chip dedicated for imaging and video applications with leading-edge visual quality, marking a key milestone as Vivo’s inaugural breakthrough in independent R&D and chip design. In line with Vivo’s imaging system design, the Imaging Chip V1 can better serve user needs by optimising smartphone application scenarios such as viewfinder look and video recording” – said Hu Baishan, the executive VP and COO of Vivo.
The company has recently revealed that the Vivo X70 series will come with the V1 chipset. The company also said that the V1 chipset is expected to be used in four different tracks such as in the imaging system, operating system, industrial design and performance.