Samsung Beats Out STMicroelectronics For Nokia 5-megapixel CMOS Image Sensor Orders


Nokia has chosen Samsung Electronics over STMicroelectronics as an additional supplier for high-end 5-megapixel CMOS image sensors, as the South Korea vendor is ahead of STMicroelectronics in pushing the products to market, according to market sources in Taiwan. Nokia has been buying the bulk of its entry- and mid-range CMOS image sensors from STMicroelectronics, while purchasing the high-end CMOS image sensors for its N-series camera phones from either OmniVision or Aptina, the sources indicated.

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