Sony tops smartphone image sensor market

eAwaz Lifestyle

Tokyo  The global smartphone image sensor market in H1 2021 clocked a total revenue of $7 billion and Sony dominated the market with a 42 per cent revenue share, slightly down from 44 per cent a year earlier, a new report revealed. “The image sensor vendors witnessed an accelerated momentum from smartphone OEMs, who actively adopted high-resolution CIS and low-pixel CIS products for multicamera applications, to secure inventory and cater to pent-up demand. Sony, Samsung and OmniVision supplied key high-resolution CIS products to leading smartphone OEMs in H1 2021,” Strategy Analytics’ Seniior Analyst Jeffrey Mathews said in a statement. Sony Semiconductor took the top spot in the smartphone image sensor market with 42 per cent revenue share followed by Samsung System LSI and OmniVision Technologies in H1 2021.