OmniVision Announces a Slew of New Camera Chips
OmniVision has rolled out four new smartphone and tablet camera sensors over the course of the last week. The OV5656, announced today, is a mid-range 5-megapixel sensor with back-side illumination and 1080p HD video capture at 30 frames per second. The OVM7695 is a VGA module designed for front-facing smartphone/tablet cameras. The OV8835 is a high-end 8-megapixel camera sensor with 1080p HD video capture, and back-side illumination. Last, the OV5645 is a low-end 5-megapixel camera for low-cost devices. The chips are expected to reach production between now and the end of the first quarter of 2013.