Tech-On reports that Samsung Electro-Mechanics has developed a 13MP camera module for smartphones featuring optical image stabilization. The OIS can correct angular errors up to 1.5deg. This is said to be better than digital cameras on the market usually correcting 0.7deg (Actually, best digital cameras correct up to 2-2.5deg - ISW).
The dimensions of the module are 10.5 x 10.5 x 5.9mm, similar the company's existing camera modules for smartphones. Samsung Electro-Mechanics is sampling of the camera module and negotiating with smartphone makers. The company plans to begin volume production in 1H 2014.