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Sony leads the growing market for smartphone image sensors

Sony leads the growing market for smartphone image sensors

Sony leads smartphone image sensors market according to the latest figues.

Strategy Analytics shared a new report, which shows that the Japanese company owns 44% of the smartphone image sensors market. The report shows that the global market of image sensors for smartphones in the first half of 2020 was 6.3 billion dollars. This is 15% more compared to the same period last year.

According to their calculations, the largest supplier of these products is the company Sony. It owns 44% of the market. Samsung System LSI and OmniVision Technologies follows Sony’s lead.

In the first half of 2020, the top three suppliers received almost 85% of all revenue in the global market of image sensors for smartphones. The distribution of the market is clearly shown in the chart.

Sony leads the growing market for smartphone image sensors

“The dynamics on the image sensor market in the first half of 2020 has led to increased demand for multi-camera configurations with 2 and 8 megapixels, and supported the demand for high-resolution sensors – 64 and 108 megapixels. In the first half of 2020, the share of Sony decreased due to increasing competition from Samsung, OmniVision and SK Hynix,” said Jeffrey Mathews, senior analyst at Strategy Analytics.