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Samsung is Ramping Up Image Sensor Production (Again)

Samsung may have left the camera game behind, but the company is serious about increasing its share of the image sensor market and stealing some business away from Sony. In fact, they're about to spend over $800 million to ramp up image sensor production yet again.

Sony Can’t Keep Up with Image Sensor Demand from Smartphone Makers

Sony semiconductor simply can't keep up with the soaring demand for its mobile image sensors. In a recent interview, head of Sony's semiconductor unit Terushi Shimizu revealed that the company is struggling to keep up, despite running its factories 24 hours per day over the holidays for the second year running.

Samsung Unveils 43.7MP Smartphone Sensor with the World’s Smallest Pixels

In a world where "bigger" pixels and "deeper" pixels dominate discussions around smartphone sensors, Samsung has decided to go... another way. The image sensor giant has revealed the world's first 0.7μm-pixel mobile image sensor, which allowed it to pack 43.7 megapixels into a sensor that's less than 5mm wide.