Sony to return image sensors to full capacity on smartphone pickup
Sony Corp's image sensor production will return to full capacity in the October-March half-year due to a pickup in smartphone demand, having spent part of the past year running just under full strength, the head of its chip-making subsidiary said.
"The business environment for our customers is improving," President Yasuhiro Ueda of Sony Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp said at a news conference on Friday, at Sony's sensor factory in the Kumamoto region of southern Japan.
Sony commands about 40 percent of the market for complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS) image sensors,... read more
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