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Sony unveils 12Mp cameraphone sensor

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Sony has developed a 12.2-megapixel CMOS sensor for use in mobile phones, which will become available to mobile makers early next year.

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An image snapped with Sony's 12.2Mp sensor

The electronics giant’s claimed that its IMX060PQ sensor boasts the industry’s smallest cell size – 1.4µm – and that the 12.25-megapixel effective resolution means it’s achieved the industry’s highest phone-cam pixel count to date, 4040 x 3032.

Mobile phone cameras currently top out at around eight megapixels. No plans to put the higher-resolution Sony camera into a talker have been announced yet.

The 12.2-megapixel CMOS sensor will cost around ¥2500 ($26/£18/€20) when it rolls off Sony’s production lines in March 2009.

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