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October 18, 2012

Realizing a small in size and high quality picture camera Announcing the release of “the 1/3.06 type SmartFSI(*1) image sensor featuring small in size, high sensitivity as well as high quality picture” Suitable for compact digital cameras and WEB cameras

October 17, 2012, Osaka, Japan -Industrial Devices Company, Panasonic Corporation has succeeded in commercializing “ the 1/3.06 type 13 mega pixel SmartFSI(※1) image sensor (model number: MN34130PL) ” used in compact digital cameras and WEB cameras. Newly developed image sensors realize even high-quality picture in every nook and corner of the picture, downsizing the picture-pick up part of compact digital cameras and WEB cameras.

Product name MOS image sensor
Model number MN34130PL
Production start December 2012
Sample price To be confirmed individually (depending on specifications and quantities)
Production capacity 500,000 pieces/month

In the compact digital camera market, the need for taking clear photographs of lightless night scene and of a picture in the dark room using the volume zone models typified by small types of cameras just the same in using high-end models has been increasingly required. To meet the market demand, the small in size image sensor with the same properties as the large-size image sensor has been required. In the WEB camera market used in PCs, image sensors able to take a photograph of high quality picture with small in size by advancing units and network circumstances have been required. To answer the market needs, Industrial Devices Company, Panasonic Corporation has succeeded in commercializing “ the 1/3.06 type 13 mega pixel SmartFSI(※1) image sensor ”, which is realizing the high S/N properties as well as the high color reproducibility making a reproduction the color of the subject faithfully used in compact digital cameras and WEB cameras.

Features

1. High sensitivity on top level(※2) in the industry, contributing to higher pixel of cameras
<Sensitivity> 3230el/lx/sec/μm2 (our current models(※3) : 3200 el/lx/sec/μm2)
2. High S/N properties and RGB pixel arrangement, able to make a reproducibility of the color of the subject brightly and faithfully even in the dark place
<S/N> Double, compared with our current models(※3)
3. Our original light-condensing structure, realizing the even high-quality picture in every nook and corner of the picture
Realizing high quality-picture cameras with no color uneven and brightness uneven

Applications

Picture pick-up part of compact digital cameras and WEB cameras


  • ※1 「SmartFSI」is Panasonic company's registered trade mark or trade mark
  • ※2 Our investigation of the MOS image sensor as of October 17, 2012
  • ※3 MN34120 series (1/2.33 type : approx. 16,400,000 pixels (effective pixel))

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