Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 4 Dec 2015 4:31 am
Sony has announced that it acquired Toshiba's image sensor business for $155 million. Talks of a merger emerged earlier this year, and the manufacturer has now confirmed that Toshiba's manufacturing facilities and employees will be transferred to Sony Semiconductor Corporation by the financial year ending March 2016.
Sony's Exmor R image sensors have been a stand-out feature for many of the past year's Sony Ericsson phone cameras. Moving forward, the electronics giant looks set to introduce even more impressive capabilities in future devices, with today's announcement of new image sensors for smartphones.
Today Sony took the wraps off new CMOS image sensors for smartphones with white pixels in addition to...