In sensors, too much is not enough

Sony recently announced the IMX586 stacked CMOS image sensor for smartphone cameras featuring 48 effective megapixels[1], and claiming to be the industry’s highest pixel count. The new product achieved a world-first (according to Sony research) ultra-compact pixel size of 0.8 μm The IMX586 is surprisingly tiny given its megapixel count. (Source: Sony) onto a 1/2-type (8.0 mm diagonal) unit, thereby ...

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