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Smartphones will kill the DSLR within three years, Sony says

Smartphones will kill the DSLR within three years, Sony says

Smartphone cameras and DSLRs have been moving in opposite directions for the past few years, and the image quality of phones will finally trump that of their single-lens DSLR rivals by 2024, according to Sony.

As reported by Nikkei Japan (opens in a new tab)Sony Semiconductor Solutions (SSS) President and CEO Terushi Shimizu said at a press briefing that “we expect the stills [from smartphones] will surpass the image quality of single-lens reflex cameras within a few years.”