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Japan : Toshiba Launches 20 Megapixel CMOS Image Sensor Enabling 6mm Z-height Camera Modules for Smartphones and Tablets

August 30, 2014



Toshiba Corporation today announced the launch of "T4KA7", a 1/2.4 inch, 20-megapixel BSI CMOS image sensor, which enables 6mm z-height camera modules for smartphones and tablets. Sample shipments start today.

The markets for smartphones and tablets increasingly require smaller cameras but with much higher resolution. With a 1.12 micrometer pixel size contributing to a smaller chip size, Toshiba s new sensor achieves 20 megapixel images at its highest level and realizes 6mm z-height camera modules for smartphones and tablets.

The new sensor also offers a much improved frame rate of 22fps, 1.8 times faster than that of Toshiba's previous 20-megapixel sensor.

A reference module incorporating the new product is currently under preparation and will be available from September 1.

With the launch of the new 20-megapixel CMOS image sensor, Toshiba commits to meeting demands for higher resolution images for smartphones and tablets.


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Source: TendersInfo (India)


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