MEMS and Sensors

16 MP Image Sensor for Next-Generation Smartphones

01 November 2018

The OV16E10 image sensor. Source: OmniVisionThe OV16E10 image sensor. Source: OmniVisionOmniVision Technologies Inc. has introduced a new 16 megapixel image sensor targeted at the mainstream smartphone market.

Based on OmniVision’s 1.12-micron PureCel Plus stacked die technology, the OV16E10 sensor works for both single- and multi-camera applications.

The sensor includes a 2x1 Microlens phase-detection autofocus (PDAF) function, giving smartphones the ability to accurately autofocus even in low-light conditions, OmniVision said.

Other features of the OV16E10 include a built-in frame rate synchronization for image fusion in dual- and triple-cameras and a gyro interface that reads and synchronizes the motion data from an external gyroscope for image stabilization of video and still images.

The OV16E10 is sampling now.

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