The smartphone image sensor market grew to $15 billion last year, up 13% year over year, according to data by Strategy Analytics. This is despite an 8.8% decrease in smartphone shipments compared to 2019.
Sony remains the market leader with a 46% share. The company improved its numbers compared to the first half of 2020 when it had a 44% share. However, its dominance continues to be challenged by Samsung.
The Koreans hold a 29% share as the second half of last year wasn’t as kind to them as the first when they had a 32% slice. OmniVision is in third place with 10% (up from 9% in…