Friday, February 08, 2013

Omnivision and Aptina Sensors Inside Blackberry Z10

Chipworks: The Z10 smartphone that is supposed to begin Blackberry comeback, relies on Aptina's secondary front sensor and Omnivision's OV8830 BSI-2 primary sensor.

The primary camera ISP is Fujitsu Milbeaut MB80645C, typically used in DSCs.

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  1. BlackBerry Z10 Camera: The Worst Low-Light Performance We’ve Seen in a Long Time

    http://gizmodo.com/5980316/blackberry-z10-camera-the-worst-low+light-performance-weve-seen-in-a-long-time

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    1. That's the camera using the OV8830.

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  2. Gizmodo is pathetic. In the early morning in the bedroom I can see objects with my eyes. I tried to take a picture with iPhone 5. It failed just like the Z10. Would Gizmodo call the iPhone 5 camera crap?

    The problem may not be the sensor. It may be due to the Z10 camera app.

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  3. Any special requirement to use Fujitsu Milbeaut MB80645C on top of such a heavy chipset which already has decent image processing power .. (Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon)

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  4. I also have the same curiosity, what's Milbeaut offering that Snapdragon doesn't? Seems like such a huge architectural redundancy.

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  5. I don't think this is accurate. I think the Z10 and Q10 are using the Samsung S5K3H7Y CMOS

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