Nidec Copal, the world’s biggest manufacturer of camera shutters, has developed the smallest, thinnest and lightest camera module for mobile devices. It measures just 8.5 x 8.5 x 4.2 mm and weighs 0.57 g. The new camera module is about half the size of Nidec Copal’s previous module. by Harry Baggen @ elektormagazine.com
The new camera module has a 16 megapixel, 1/3.1″ CMOS image sensor with a pixel size of 1.0 µm. The focal length of the lens is 3.6 mm, and the maximum aperture is f/1.9 for high light sensitivity. The module has autofocus capability with a focus range of 10 cm to infinity. Series production of the new module is planned to start in the fall of 2016.
The smallest camera module for mobile devices – [Link]