As hinted at in an earlier report from Nikkei, Sony today confirmed it’s invest of  35 billion yen ($345 million) to increase the creation of image sensors for smartphones and tablets, especially the iPhone 6’s camera, reports Reuters.


The electronics company use the 35 billion yen to improve manufacturing of loaded CMOS devices at complete work at a factory it recently bought from chipmaker Renesas Technology in addition to two plants in Kyushu, Japan. Production wills increase by 13 percent, letting Sony to create 000 wafers a month, around 68 .

Sony is just a leader in the imaging sensor market, supplying camera modules for key cell phone and capsule suppliers, including Apple and its particular iPhone since the iPhone 4s. Sony is rumored to become delivering a 13 to Apple – megapixel Exmor IMX220 back camera alarm and possibly leading -camera module for the 6.
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