Apple’s OmniVision Technologies has announced a 5MP camera sensor for iPhone, iPad and for iPod Touch. A 5MP camera sensor can record 1080p video.
1080p sensor for iDevices named OV5690. OV5690 is thin enough to fit in iPod and iPod Touch. The current 5MP OmniVision CMOS can only accommodate iPhone 4.
OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions. The new 1.4 –micron backside illumination pixel allows for a full five megapixels in a 1 / 4 – inch optical format , and combines best –in-class image quality with a 20 percent reduction in camera module height , making it an effective solution for slimmer mobile handsets, smart phones and tablet computers.