Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation, Samsung and OmniVision Technologies, Inc. are Dominating the Global Low-Light Imaging Market in 2019

Global Low-Light Imaging Market is expected to grow with the CAGR of 11.6% in the forecast period of 2020 to 2027. The years considered for study are as mentioned below.

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Global low-light imaging market is a highly consolidated market, which includes specific number of key players as well as local players. The market has witnessed increased strategic developments owing to favourable market scenario.

The major players dealing in global low-light imaging market are introducing strong range of product portfolio. This helped companies to maximize the sales with enhanced product portfolio. For instance, in February 2020, OmniVision Technologies, Inc. announced the new image sensor by having specifications as 64 Megapixel, 0.8 Micron Image Sensor. The product is capable of image capture and exceptional 4K video performance with electronic image stabilization (EIS) for high end mobile phones. This product launch will help the company to increase their product portfolio in image sensors and increase the market share.

Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation is the dominating player in global low-light imaging market. The other key players existing in the market includes Samsung, OmniVision Technologies, Inc., STMicroelectronics, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K., Semiconductor Components Industries, LLC, PIXELPLUS, Canon Europa N.V., ams AG, Himax Technologies, Inc, Fairchild Imaging Systems, Sharp Corporation, PixArt Imaging Inc, PHOTONIS, Panasonic Corporation, Teledyne UK Limited, Corephotonics, ANDANTA GmbH, NIT and ISDI among others.

Low-Light Imaging Market

Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation (a Subsidiary of Sony Corporation)

Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation (a Subsidiary of Sony Corporation), headquartered in Kanagawa, Japan was founded in 2015. The company focuses on the image sensors, microdisplays, LSIs, and laser diodes for digital cameras or mobile devices, automotive cameras, security cameras, and factory automation. The company provides image sensor, LSI, SPRESENSE, laser diode, microdisplay, communication module compatible with ELTRES out of which image sensor is market focused product category.

  • In June 2019, two new sensor types are launched by Sony Corporation, the two types of sensors are 4K-Resolution CMOS image sensors for which are made for security cameras. These products are specially made for excellent low-light performance and superior image recognition. With this launch Sony Corporation can increase its offering in the market and contain more market share.

The company has presence across the globe in Asia-Pacific region. In addition to it, the company also generates its revenue from the various subsidiary companies such as Sony Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (Japan) and Mido Holdings Ltd (Japan).


Samsung is headquartered in Suwon, South Korea and was established in year 1969. Samsung majorly focuses on improving the global community standards and delivering major innovations for upgrading people’s everyday lives and contribute to a socially responsible and sustainable future. The company operates in consumer electronics, IT & mobile communications, device solutions-semiconductor, device solutions- display, Harman business segments out of which IT & mobile communication is market focused segment. The company offers wide range of product categories such as DRAM, SSD, eSTORAGE, MCP, processor, image sensor, security solutions, display IC, power IC in which image sensor is market focused category.

  • In February 2020, SAMSUNG, announced its new product in the market namely Samsung ISOCELL bright HM1 108Mp, which is an image sensor. This sensor can take 8k pictures in low light conditions. This new product has several advantages such as reduced crosstalk, minimized optical loss and light reflection. This product launch will aid the company to strengthen its market share in the global market

The company has wide global presence across Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, South America and Middle East and Africa with its various subsidiaries such as Samsung Electronics America (U.S.), Samsung Electronics Argentina (Argentina), Samsung Electronics Italia (Italy), Samsung Electronics GmbH (Germany) and others.

OmniVision Technologies, Inc.

OmniVision Technologies, Inc. is headquartered in California, U.S. was founded in 1995. The company is engaged in developing advanced imaging solutions for automotive, medical, mobile devices, security among others. The company offers product categories which are image sensors, ASIC, CameraCubeChip, LCOS out of which image sensors is market focused category.

  • In January 2020, OmniVision Technologies, Inc., introduced new 48MP image sensor for smartphones which can provide the low light performance, optimized output for 4k2k video and high resolution still position captures. This product launch will help the company to increase its market presence in the market with wide range of product portfolio in image sensors for low light performances.

The company has wide global presence across Americas, Asia-Pacific, EMEA and generates revenue from subsidiaries such as OmniVision Technologies Japan K.K. (Japan), Aurora Systems (U.S), Silicon Optronics, Inc (Taiwan), OmniVision Technology International Ltd (U.S), Shanghai OmniVision Semiconductor Technology Co Ltd (China) and others.