Sony Corporation has announced 12.25-, 8.11- and 5.15-megapixel CMOS sensors and camera modules for mobile phones utilizing the new 1.4Âµm unit pixel cell size, said to be the industryâ€™s smallest.
Sony said the 12.25MP 1/2.5 IMX060PQ is designed to meet the increasing need for advanced image quality within mobile phone enabled cameras. The company also announced the launch of IMX046PQ, a type 1/3.2 CMOS image sensor Exmor with 8.11 effective megapixel resolution, and IMX045PQ, a type 1/4 Exmor CMOS image sensor featuring 5.15 effective megapixel resolution.
Sony will also commercialize IU060F, a type 1/3.2 lens module with 12.25 effective megapixel resolution, and IU046F, a type 1/3.2 lens module with 8.11 effective megapixels. Equipped with lens and auto focus functions, the two modules are said to be the industryâ€™s smallest and thinnest in their class.