16-Megapixel sensors from Sony for mobile devices

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Sony-New-CMOSContinuing the race for megapixels in the mobile world, the Japanese Corporation Sony introduced two new optical sensor: 16.41-megapixel Sony Exmor R IMX081PQ 8.13-megapixel Sony Exmor R IMX105PQ, which are the most compact today among the similar class.

New high-resolution CMOS sensors are pixel size 1.12 micrometers and allow you to shoot video with 1080p resolution at 30 frames per second (16-Megapixel models) and with a resolution of 720 p at 30 fps (8-megapixel version).

Mass production of Sony Exmor R IMX081PQ is scheduled for January 2011, the price of this 16.41 megapixel module is about 30 dollars.As regards 8.13 megapixel IMX105PQ, its production is planned for April 2011, while the cost has not yet been reported.