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Sony Develops Three CMOS Image Sensors; Shipping Starts March

January 23, 2012

Jan. 23 (Bloomberg) -- Sony Corp. said it developed three new CMOS imaging sensors that are smaller, capture better images and consume less power, according to a statement distributed in Tokyo today.

The company will use the new chips in all its mobile phones, Yasuhiro Ueda, a senior vice president, said in Tokyo today. Sony will start shipping the new complementary metal- oxide semiconductors, or CMOS, sensors starting in March.

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