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Apple wants to see in the iPhone’s camera only 6 sensors Sony
Sony is in talks with Apple on double the number of cameras supplied components for the new iPhone (iPhone 6). Reported by the news agency Reuters, citing a Japanese resource Nikkei.
To date, the Japanese company Sony is a leading supplier of sensors CMOS (Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor, is used in the manufacture of chips) for the built-in iPhone 5s rear camera. Apparently, Apple is considering using sensors in the remaining Sony camera on a smartphone – the front, which is now used electronic components and other U.S. suppliers, the agency reports.
According to Nikkei, increase the number of customers using smartphones to perform video calls, forced Apple to seek help from Sony, which is a specialist in the field of image sensor type CMOS. According to research firm Techno Systems Research, in 2012, Sony has been the largest global market share of CMOS-sensor – 32.1 percent.
Run the increased volume of orders Sony to help new capacity. Upon receipt of a request from the manufacturer Apple has made a final decision on buying a Japanese company Renesas Electronics factory , specializing in the production of microchips, according to well-informed source Nikkei.
It should be noted that Sony also supplies sensors for Samsung Electronics and Huawei Technologies.
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