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Sharp Develops Industry's Smallest CMOS Camera Module.

Tokyo, Japan, Dec 22, 2005 - (JCN) - Sharp announced on December 21 that it has developed the industry's smallest CMOS camera module and will launch commercial production in January.

At dimensions of 11.8x11.0x6.8mm (0.9cc), the LZ0P3953 is a 1/3.2-inch 2-megapixel CMOS camera module and supports video shooting at 15 fps in UXGA format. The product is sample-priced at 5,800 yen ($50). The company will produce 200,000 units per month.

Sharp has also developed the LZ0P3954, another 1/3.2-inch 2-megapixel CMOS camera module which measures 12.0x12.0x7.3mm (1.0cc), the industry's smallest that has come equipped with an auto-focus function. The sample price is set at 7,000 yen ($60). The company will start commercial production at 200,000 units per month in March.

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