Saturday, September 22, 2012

Chipworks: iPhone 5 Primary Camera Sensor Made by Sony

While the initial look has not revealed the Apple iPhone 5 primary sensor part number, Chipworks found "a lonely little "SONY" mark on the sensor. The measured pixel size is 1.4um, same as in iPhone 4S:


The front camera's sensor has been identified as Omnivision's:

4 comments:

  1. How come OV lost the main camera, i thought OV uses 65nm and Sony uses 90nm. They are in real trouble if they are using advanced design rules and cannot beat Sony.

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  2. http://www.sony.net/Products/SC-HP/cx_news/vol68/pdf/sideview_vol68.pdf

    This says that Sony is currently using the 65nm process rule.

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  3. It is not the stacked one?

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  4. OV hasn't had the main camera for two generations now.

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