Virtual Press Office: Samsung unveils an 1/3.2-inch 8MP CMOS imager, the S5K3H7, utilizing advanced 1.4um BSI pixel. The newly developed imager supports a frame rate of 30fps for full 8MP resolution and targeting mobile handsets.
"Consumers show a growing preference for high resolution image sensors with the diversity and qualities of DSCs on their mobile gadgets," said Taehoon Kim, VP of System LSI sales & marketing, Device Solutions, Samsung Electronics.
The new S5K3H7 supports 1080p full HD, 720p/120fps and VGA/240fps video modes and features instant capture of still images without shutter lag. Its slim form factor fits a 8.5mm x 8.5mm auto focus camera module with a height dimension of 5.5mm.
Samsung’s S5K3H7 is scheduled for mass production in March 2012.