PR Newswire: OmniVision announces the 1/4-inch OV5648, a low-cost 5MP sensor for smartphones and tablets. Using the 1.4um OmniBSI+ pixel, the OV5648 is a technology upgrade of the original OmniBSI-based OV5647. The new sensor combines a smaller die size with higher quality photography and HD video. The sensor can fit into a 6 x 6 mm fixed focus module with a z-height of less than 4.5 mm:
The OV5648 is currently sampling and is expected to enter mass production in Q1 2013.