Samsung coming out with 14.6-megapixel camera sensor

Samsung Electronics are planning to introduce a 14.6-megapixel CMOS image sensor in June, with a goal of closing the gap with leading camera sensor manufacturer OmniVision, according to industry sources.

The sources indicated that Samsung will introduce a DSLR camera for sale in Taiwan in June. At the same time, the company will also introduce a high-resolution CMOS image sensor.

The CMOS image sensor was jointly developed by Samsung and Pentax, with Samsung responsible for the production of the sensor which took two years to develop.

from Digitimes