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Sony Shows off 12.3 Megapixel Camera Unit for Mobile Phones

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Sony has shown off a 12.25 megapixel camera module which the company says can be used within mobile phones offering the highest megapixel cameraphone on the market today.

The "IMX060PQ" is a new type 1/2.5 CMOS image sensor "Exmor" for use in camera enabled mobile phones that leverages Sony's proprietary formation technology to realize the industry's smallest unit cell size (1.4Ám), and the industry's highest pixel count (12.25 effective megapixel resolution). Sony also announced the launch of "IMX046PQ", a type 1/3.2 CMOS image sensor "Exmor" with 8.11 effective megapixel resolution, and "IMX045PQ", a type 1/4 "Exmor" CMOS image sensor featuring 5.15 effective megapixel resolution.

Sony will also commercialize "IU060F", a type 1/3.2 lens module with 12.25 effective megapixel resolution, and "IU046F", a type 1/3.2 lens module with 8.11 effective megapixels. Equipped with lens and auto focus functions, the two modules are the industry's smallest and thinnest in their class.

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