Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Toshiba Starts Mass Production Shipments of 1080p, 1.12µm, CMOS Image Sensor with Color Noise Reduction

TOKYO - Tuesday, November 26th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it will start mass production shipments of “T4K71”, a 1.12µm, 1080p BSI[1] CMOS image sensor with color noise reduction (CNR), on December 2, 2013.

The product’s high frame rate of 60fps at 1080p full resolution of enables smooth and seamless capture of full high-definition video image, allowing use in front cameras of mobile devices for video applications, such as video chat and video mail. The sensor integrates a CNR circuit and realizes a signal-to-noise ratio equal to Toshiba’s equivalent products fabricated with 1.4µm pixel process.

Note: [1] BSI: Back Side Illumination.


Cameras for cell phones, smartphones, tablet PCs and PCs.

Key Features of New Product

    1.12µm pixel
    High speed frame rate: 60fps @ full resolution (1080p)
    Adoption of Color Noise Reduction (CNR) improves signal-to-noise ratio equal to Toshiba’s equivalent products fabricated with 1.4µm pixel process.

Main Specifications

Part Number




Optical Format

1/7.3 inch

Aspect Ratio


Pixel Size

1.12µm BSI

Frame Rate (full)

60 fps

For further information about these products, please visit: http://www.semicon.toshiba.co.jp/info/lookup.jsp?pid=T4K71&lang=en

Customer Inquiries: Image Sensor Sales & Marketing Department Tel: +81-3-3457-3370

Information in this document, including product prices and specifications, content of services and contact information, is current on the date of the announcement but is subject to change without prior notice.

About Toshiba

Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances.

Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 590 consolidated companies, with 206,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 5.8 trillion yen (US$61 billion). Visit Toshiba's web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm

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Media Inquiries:
Toshiba Corporation
Semiconductor & Storage Products Company
Takashi Mochizuki, +81-3-3457-4963

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