November 6th, 2015
Specialists of Sony made the image sensor for cell phones permission of 12,25 Megapixels
The Sony company declared development commercialization under IMX060PQ designation. It represents the sensor of the image of Exmor of the CMOS type of a format of 1/2,5 inches.
In the sensor development of placement of the sensitive parts, Sony developed by specialists is used. As they say in the press release, she allowed to receive the smallest in branch the size of a cell of the detector (1,4 microns) and the large quantity of pixels — 12,25 Megapixels (effective). The IMX060PQ sensor is intended for integration into mobile phones. Sony also announced release of IMX046PQ, the similar sensor of a format of 1/3,2 inches permission of 8,11 Megapixels (effective), and IMX045PQ, the sensor of a format of 1/4 inches permission of 5,15 Megapixels (effective).
Not including that, Sony plans to let out the IU060F module uniting the sensor by permission of 12,25 Megapixels and optical system, and the similar IU046F module with the sensor which permission will make 8,11 Megapixels. Modules will have function of automatic focusing.
On the first illustration in the top row IU060F and IU046F modules, in the bottom — Exmor IMX060PQ, IMX046PQ and IMX045PQ sensors are shown. On the 2nd illustration it is given an example the image created by the IMX060PQ sensor.