Sony said to be talking to Apple about camera for ‘new’ iPhone

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Sony said to be talking to Apple about camera for new iPhone

iPhone 5S rear camera.

(Credit: Apple )

Sony is in negotiations with Apple for supply of sensors for a “new iPhone ,” according to a Japan-based report.

The talks call for Sony to double the supply of camera components for a “new iPhone slated to roll out as early as next year,” according to a Wednesday report in Nikkei, Japan’s largest business daily.

Sony is a supplier of CMOS (complementary (more…)

iPhone 5S teardown: New Sony camera sensor inside

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iPhone 5S teardown: New Sony camera sensor inside

iPhone 5S camera. It has a new 8MP sensor, with bigger pixels. It also has an increased aperture of f/2.2.

(Credit: Apple )

Among the highlights of iFixit’s teardown of the iPhone 5S is a new Sony sensor for the 5S’ boffo camera.

Apple has gone with a “new variant” of the Sony sensor, as it did in the iPhone 5, according to iFixit.

The…markings are consistent with the markings on the camera modules (more…)

iPhone 5 camera powered by Sony sensor

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iPhone 5 camera powered by Sony sensor

The iPhone 5 camera uses an 8-megapixel sensor from Sony, ChipWorks found.


Sony has been on a roll with its camera image sensors, and a close look by ChipWorks shows that the iPhone 5 uses one of its products for the main camera.

A close-up photo shows the Sony brand name on the 8-megapixel sensor at the heart of the camera.

It’s not a big surprise: Sony is very competitive (more…)

Sony Releases iPhone App For Music Unlimited – Music Streaming Service

News | Saturday May 19 2012 10:19 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

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Sony releases Unlimited Music app for iPhone

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Sony releases Unlimited Music app for iPhone


Sony is going up against Spotify by releasing its first Music Unlimited app for iPhone offering Apple users a streaming catalog of about 15 million songs this week.

The Music Unlimited app will launch by the end of the week after debuting more than 12 months ago on Sony devices.

At CES 2012, Sony initially announced the app would be released in summer.

The Music Unlimited app is only (more…)

Sony’s New 13-MP CMOS Image Sensors With HDR Video Hints at The Possibility of Thinner iPhones

News | Saturday January 21 2012 8:25 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Sony’s backside-illuminated CMOS image sensors, newly out of the development stage, may further improve the quality of images and videos captured through smartphone cameras, and also help shrink the size of the camera module as a whole, leading to thinner devices.
This image sensor layers the pixel section containing formations of back-illuminated structure pixels onto chips containing the circuit section for signal processing, which is in place (more…)

Rumor: Hitachi & Sony Supplying 4-Inch LCD Displays For An Unspecified iOS Device

News | Friday November 25 2011 6:19 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

Hitachi and Sony are rumored to have begun shipments of 4-inch displays for an unspecified iOS device.
In addition, there’s also some news about the
 has the scoop from a Japanese blog, Macotakara, who in turn has sources in Apple ‘s supply chain. Macotakara claims that both companies have teamed up to supply Apple for an “unspecified device due next year”. The two companies will later be merging with Toshiba Mobile Display Co Ltd. to form (more…)

Sony Looking To Bypass Cable Providers With Web-Based TV Service

News | Friday November 11 2011 12:53 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

Sony is rumored to be looking at a web-based TV service that bypasses cable providers, the
If successful, this would directly compete with the
Sony has been steadily working on ways to improve consumers’ TV experience. Now, they are rumored to be looking for a way to bypass the market power of cable companies. Sony is reportedly looking into using a web-based content delivery system in conjunction with PlayStation 3s and Blu-ray (more…)

iOS and Android Grab 58% Of The Portable Gaming Revenue In The U.S At The Cost Of Sony And Nintendo

News | Saturday November 5 2011 2:08 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

If we had told you that Apple and Google will account for almost two thirds of portable gaming revenue in the United States few years back then some of you would have probably said that we have lost it.
Fast forward to 2011, Apple ‘s iOS and Google’s Android mobile operating system have grabed 58% of the portable gaming revenue in the United States according to the results compiled by mobile analytics firm Flurry from NPD market research and Flurry’s (more…)

iPhone 4S Image Sensor Manufactured By Sony

News | Friday October 14 2011 5:57 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

sports a vastly improved 8-megapixel camera.
got to work and found out something new: the 8MP image sensor was manufactured by Sony.
ChipWorks tore down the iPhone 4S to find out who made the 8-megapixel CMOS image sensor in their unit. Instead of using the normal method of using fuming sulfuric acid, they used an infrared microscope to take this picture:
In the past, OmniVision has been Apple ‘s chosen manufacturer for their image sensors, (more…)

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