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Image Sensor Market Key Company Analysis – Sony, Samsung, OmniVision Technologies, Aptina Imaging, SK Hynix, and STMicroelectronics N.V

Monday, November 7, 2016 5:27
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Image sensor market is expected to grow with the CAGR of more than 8% from 2015 to 2021, and due to this it is predictable to cross USD $16 billion by 2021. For the Global image sensor market drivers are raising demand for camera enabled mobile phones, low power consumption and compactness of CMOS image sensor, and increased use of image sensors in biometric applications.


Market Scenario

The major growth driver of image sensor market includes rising demand for camera enabled mobile phones, low power consumption and compactness of CMOS image sensor, and increased use of image sensors in biometric applications among others. Hence the market for image sensor market is expected to grow above ~10% CAGR (2015-2021). However, high power consumption in CCD image sensors and falling market of digital still camera are the factors among others which are hindering the growth of image sensor market.


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Key Players

  • Sony Corporation (Japan)
  • Samsung Semiconductor Inc. (South Korea)
  • OmniVision Technologies Inc. (U.S.)
  • Aptina Imaging Corporation (ON Semiconductor) (U.S.)
  • Himax Imaging (Taiwan)
  • GalaxyCore Inc. (China)
  • SK Hynix Inc. (Korea)
  • STMicroelectronics N.V (Switzerland)


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Key Findings

  • Asia-Pacific is expected to dominate image sensors market surpassing the revenues of North America during the forecast period.
  • The growing implementation of CMOS image sensor in consumer electronics application such as tablets, mobile phones, and PC camera’s is driving the image sensor.
  • The market for CCD image sensors is expected to decrease at a CAGR of ~2.5 during 2016-2021; attributed to the surging application of low cost CMOS image sensors as a replacement of CCD image sensors in various applications.
  • The image sensors market is expected to witness significant growth in mobile phones application during the forecast period, influenced largely by increasing market of smartphone, smart wearable devices and handheld personal computers.



By Application:

  • Mobile Phones
  • Tablets
  • PC Camera
  • Digital Still Cameras (DSC)
  • Automotive
  • Medical Imaging
  • Security & Surveillance


By Technology:

  • CCD
  • CMOS


By Operating Spectrum:

  • Visible
  • Invisible


By Array Type:

  • Linear Array type
  • Area Array Type


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Regional Analysis of Image Sensor Market:

North-America is dominating the Global Image Sensor Market with the largest market share, and thereby accounting high market above ~35%. The Asia-Pacific region is expected to grow at high CAGR during the forecast period 2016-2021 from ~USD 4 billion in 2016 to ~USD 8 billion by 2021. The European market for image sensor market is expected to grow at above ~5% CAGR (2016-2021).


Table of Content

1. Report prologue

2. Global Image Sensor Market Development: Introduction

2.1 Definition

2.2 Scope of the study

2.2.1 Research objective

2.2.2 Assumptions

2.2.3 Limitations

2.3 Market structure

2.4. Market segmentation

3. Global Image Sensor Market Development: Research Methodology

3.1 Research process

3.2 Primary research

3.3 Secondary research

3.4 Market size estimation

3.5 Forecast model

4. Global Image Sensor Market Development: Market Dynamics

4.1 Drivers

4.2 Restraints

4.3 Opportunities

4.4 Mega trends

4.5 Macroeconomic indicators

4.6 Important pointers by industry experts

4.6.1 Fastest growing market

4.6.2 Growth prospects

4.5 Regulations/acts

5. Global Image Sensor Market Development: Market factor analysis

5.1 Value chain analysis

5.2 Porters five forces

6. Global Image Sensor Market Development: By Array type

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Historic market growth

6.3 Y-o-Y growth analysis

6.4 Market size (sub segments)

   6.4.1 Linear image sensors

   6.4.2 Area image sensors

7. Global Image Sensor Market Development: By Technology

7.1 Introduction

7.2 Historic market growth

7.2 Y-O-Y growth analysis

7.3 Market size (sub segments)

   7.3.1 CMOS Image Sensors

   7.3.2 CCD Image Sensors

8. Global Image Sensor Market Development: By Operating Spectrum

8.1 Introduction

8.2 Historic market growth

8.3 Y-O-Y growth analysis

8.4 Market size (sub segments)

   8.4.1 Visible Spectrum

   8.4.2 Invisible Spectrum

9. Global Image Sensor Market Development: By Applications

9.1 Introduction

9.2 Historic market growth

9.3 Y-O-Y growth analysis

9.4 Market size (sub segments)

   9.4.1 Mobile phones

   9.4.2 Tablet PC

   9.4.3 PC cameras

   9.4.4. Digital still cameras

   9.4.5. Security and surveillance

9.4.6. Automotive

9.4.7. Medical Imaging

9.4.8. Others



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Largest Image Sensor Market

The factors driving the global image sensors market are growing use of image sensors for biomedical applications, camera enabled mobile phones and others. Increasing usage of image sensors in automotive applications such as lane departure warning system, rear corners, advanced driver assistance system, safety and security system and others, are laying new opportunities for the image sensors market.


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