Sony to ship new sensors for phones
News On Japan via Japan Times -- Aug 21
Sony Corp., Japan's largest exporter of consumer electronics, said Monday it plans to start shipping new sensors in October that produce sharper images than current ones as it seeks to win more orders from smartphone makers.
The complementary metal-oxide semiconductors, or CMOS, are also smaller, Sony said in a statement Monday. The company, which currently makes imaging modules at a plant in Kumamoto, will also start making them in Guangzhou, China, this month to boost capacity, it said.
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