CMOS Image Sensor Market

CMOS Image Sensor Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report

CMOS Image Sensor Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Type (BSI (Back-Illuminated Sensor), FSI (Front Illuminated Sensor), Others), By Industry Vertical (Automotive, Medical & Life Science, Consumer Electronics, Robotics, Security & Surveillance, Others), Based On Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2022 - 2029

Report ID : BMRC 1862
Number of pages : 300
Published Date : Apr 2023
Category : Sensors
Delivery Timeline : 48 hrs

Global CMOS Image Sensor Market is valued at USD 16.82 Billion in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 23.04 Billion by 2028 with a CAGR of 8.65% over the forecast period.

Scope of Global CMOS Image Sensor Market

Digital cameras, digital video cameras, and digital CCTV cameras all use CMOS (complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor) sensors to create images. Astronomical telescopes, scanners, and barcode readers all use CMOS technology. Machine vision for robotics, optical character recognition (OCR), the processing of satellite pictures and the augmentation of RADAR images, particularly for meteorology, all involve optical technology. The charge from the photosensitive pixel is distorted to a voltage at the pixel site in a CMOS sensor, and the signal is multiplexed to several on-chip digital-to-analog converters by row and column (DACs). CMOS is a digital device by its very nature. CMOS image sensors are employed in a variety of imaging applications due to their high performance. Eric Fossum's team at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory later created the CMOS active-pixel sensor in 1993. By 2007, CMOS sensors had eclipsed CCD sensors in sales. CMOS sensors have essentially replaced CCD sensors in all new applications by the 2010s.

The Covid-19 pandemic has shown a negative impact on the electronics industry. Large-scale production disruptions throughout globe and a halt in Chinese components shipments are among the effects of Covid-19, which has also affected the growth of CMOS image sensor industry. Moreover, because of organizations' significant economic slump across the ventures, workers are additionally seeing salary cuts. This may straightforwardly affect the purchase choice for customer electronics that are planned with image sensors.

Global CMOS image sensor market report is segmented on the basis of type, industry verticals and region & country level. Based upon type, global CMOS image sensor market is classified into BSI (Back-illuminated sensor), FSI (Front illuminated sensor) and Others. Based upon industry vertical, global CMOS image sensor market is divided into automotive, medical & life science, consumer electronics, robotics, security & surveillance and others.

Global CMOS image sensor market report are North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of the World. On the basis of country level, the market of global CMOS image sensor is sub divided into U.S., Mexico, Canada, U.K., France, Germany, Italy, China, India, Japan, South East Asia, MEA (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt) GCC, Africa, etc.

Key Players of Global CMOS Image Sensor Market

  • Canon Inc
  • Fujifilm Holdings Corporation
  • NikkoIA SAS
  • OmniVision Technologies Inc.
  • Panasonic Corporation
  • Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
  • Siemens AG
  • Sony Corporation
  • STMicroelectronics
  • Aptina Imaging
  • Toshiba
  • Nikon
  • GalaxyCore
  • SiliconFile
  • ON Semi
  • SK Hynix
  • Melexis
  • EM Microelectronics
  • Sharp
  • Pixelplus
  • others

Global CMOS Image Sensor Segmentation

By Type:

  • BSI (Back-illuminated sensor)
  • FSI (Front illuminated sensor)
  • Others

By Industry Vertical:

  • Automotive
  • Medical & Life Science
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Robotics
  • Security & Surveillance
  • Others

By Regional & Country Level:

  • North America

    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe

    • U.K.
    • France
    • Germany
    • Italy
  • Asia Pacific

    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Southeast Asia
  • Latin America

    • Brazil
    • Mexico
  • Middle East and Africa

    • GCC
    • Africa
    • Rest of Middle East and Africa

Increasing Demand for Smart Phones, Rising Demand for Security & Surveillance and Growing Demand for Small High Definition (HD) Camcorders are Driving the Market Growth

The major factors driving the growth of global CMOS image sensor market is the increasing demand for smart phones. The expanded utilization of cameras with image sensors in smartphone all over the planet has helped the consumer electronics industry. For smartphone producers, the expanding popularity of cell phone photography has become one of the significant considerations in utilizing natural image sensors. These organizations produce smartphones with up to five cameras in a solitary gadget. CMOS image sensors can be found in an assortment of gadgets, including laptops, smartphones, and digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) cameras. For instance; as per the news published on October 26th, 2021, Sony presses 1-inch CMOS image sensor into most recent Xperia smartphone. Basically the main camera in the triple-camera exhibit utilizes a changed version of the 20-megapixel 1-inch stacked Exmor RS CMOS sensor from Sony's RX100 VII smaller camera.

In addition, another factor supplementing the growth of global CMOS image sensor market is rising demand for security & surveillance. Newer CMOS image sensors assist with guaranteeing that video stays clear even at high resolutions or when items move, which is fundamental for high-quality surveillance video. These image sensors are being utilized in both video surveillance systems and IP surveillance cameras. For instance; in December 2021, Canon unveiled another outside 4K camera that can work both as a conventional camera and surveillance camera too. It can likewise join all 4K UHD pixels caught by the 4K UHD CMOS image sensor.

Furthermore, growing demand for small high definition (HD) camcorders also drives the worldwide CMOS image sensor market. Information for 3D profiles can be gotten utilizing camera algorithms and different cameras. Imaging devices with strong state and a vacuum tube are accessible. The speeding up by high resolution 3D sensor is expected promote the CMOS image sensor during the forecast period. For example; in July 2020, Teledyne e2v declared the Hydra3D, the organization's new Time-of-Flight (ToF) CMOS image sensor custom fitted for 3D identification and distance measurement. The sensor upholds the most recent industrial applications that incorporate vision-directed robotics, logistics, and robotized directed vehicles. Alongside, the entrace of numerous players in the organic cmos image sensor market is another expansion stimulant for this business sphere.

However, high capital investment and extreme heat production in organic sensor technology may hamper the global CMOS image sensor market growth. In spite of that, increasing advancements in the field of CMOS image sensor can provide various opportunities for the further growth of the global CMOS image sensor market.

North America is Anticipated to Dominate the Global CMOS Image Sensor Market

North America is expected to dominate the global CMOS image sensor market within the forecast period due to the increasing demand for smart phones, rising popularity of organic cmos image sensors, increasing adoption of these sensors across the aerospace defense industry, growing advancement in technology and presence of key companies in this region. With over 290 million smartphone users, the United States has one of the world's largest smartphone markets. The smartphone penetration rate in the United States has steadily increased over the last few years, reaching 85 percent in February 2021, in line with the overall growth of the smartphone market worldwide. Presence of key players coupled with technological advancement also drives the CMOS image sensor market in the region. For example; in June 2019, Canon U.S.A. Inc declared the improvement of a 3U3MRXSAAC, a 2.8-megapixel, 1/2.32-inch CMOS sensor intended for HDR imaging, by its parent organization Canon Inc. HDR imaging produces top notch images and can satisfy the high requests of dynamic illumination and harsh conditions, which require sensors equipped for delivering high dynamic range (HDR) and high-quality images in outrageous temperatures.

Asia-Pacific is a booming economy and a large proportion of the global electronics industry. China is a major manufacturer and consumer of electrical goods. For instance; the retail trade income of home appliances and consumer electronics in China was CNY 96.31 billion in June 2019, according to the National Bureau of Statistics of China.

Recent Development

Sony Announced the World’s First Dual-Light-Sensitive ‘Stacked CMOS’ Sensor

On December 22nd, 2021; Sony announced its initially stacked CMOS sensors for full-outline cameras back in April 2017 on the lead Sony A9 camera. A stacked CMOS sensor catches altogether more exposure, offers quicker outline rates, and better picture handling. Presently, Sony's Semiconductor unit has declared the world's initially stacked CMOS sensor with double transistor layers that doubles how much light caught in contrast with a regular stacked sensor.

SmartSens Launched Full Line of CMOS Image Sensors for Mobile Phones

On November 19th, 2020; SmartSens delivered a full line of superior execution CMOS image sensors for cell phone applications. The CS (Cellphone Sensor) series items including the SC200CS-shading, SC200CS-mono, SC800CS, SC500CS, and SC1300CS/SC1301CS-covers a grouping of 2MP to 13MP cell phone camera sensors intended to meet a different range of utilizations and clients. New range of CMOS image sensors takes SmartSens' aptitude and innovation in strategic camera applications and carries them to quite possibly the main gadgets in customers' computerized way of life. SmartSens' new range of cell phone sensors directly addresses the exceptional development in multi-camera systems and smart camera applications. These CMOS solutions give another degree of imaging performance and pixel refinement inside a higher powerful range than solutions at present available.

Teledyne E2v Announced New Time-Of-Flight CMOS Image Sensor

On November 13th, 2019; The Bora season of-flight (ToF) CMOS image sensor announced by Teledyne e2v is a 1.3 MPixel sensor with a 10 µm pixel, 1280 x 1024 goals, and a gating season of 42 ns. Scene catch with enormous field of view in both 2D and 3D, continuous 3D image catch at north of 30 fps, and short-and long-range capacities that as per the producer are safe to surrounding light interruptions by means of a special HDR feature, are all features presented by the new Bora sensor. An assessment kit for the sensor is accessible from Teledyne e2v. The kit incorporates a compact, 1-inch optical format aligned module, a light source for close to infrared brightening, and optics focused on at ToF catch for short-range distances up to 5 m, or middle-range distances up to 10 m.

Report Analysis Details
Historical data 2016 - 2021
Forecast Period 2022 - 2029
Market Size in 2021: USD 16.82 Billion 
Base year considered 2021
Forecast Period CAGR %:


Market Size Expected in 2028: USD 23.04 Billion 
Tables, Charts & Figures: 175
Pages 300
CMOS Image Sensor Companies Canon Inc, Fujifilm Holdings Corporation, NikkoIA SAS, OmniVision Technologies, Inc., Panasonic Corporation, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Siemens AG, Sony Corporation, STMicroelectronics, Aptina Imaging , Toshiba, Nikon , GalaxyCore , SiliconFile, ON Semi, SK Hynix, Melexis, EM Microelectronics, Sharp, Pixelplus and others.
Segments Covered By Type, By Industry Vertical
Regional Analysis North America, U.S., Mexico, Canada, Europe, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Asia Pacific, China, Japan, India, Southeast Asia, South America, Brazil, Argentina, Columbia, The Middle East and Africa, GCC, Africa, Rest of the Middle East and Africa