Sony prepares 16.41MP Exmor R CMOS imaging sensor for mobile phones

Sony 16MP module

 

If you thought megapixel wars amongst mobile phone manufacturers came to a standstill, Sony has prepared a perfect weapon to start it all over again. However, this time it’s more about features than the megapixel count.

Sony has created two Exmor R back-illuminated CMOS image sensors that can take pictures at 16.41MP or 8.13MP resolution and is specifically targeted for use in mobile phones. If you’re aware of Sony’s Exmor R, it’s a technology adopted by many Sony digital cameras that helps to take better pictures in low-light scenarios with low noise.

The sensors – IMX081PQ and IMX105PQ are the smallest and thinnest in the world and Sony will also equip these sensors with two auto-focus lens modules, IU081F and IU105F2.

Sony plans to mass produce these sensors and lens modules by end of this year with shipments planned for 2011.

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