CMOS Camera Module Market By Application (Consumer electronics, Automotive, Others ) By Pixel (5MP and lower, 8MP, 13MP and higher) and By Region - Global Forecast to 2026
17 October 2017
The global CMOS camera module market was valued at approximately US$ 16.9 Bn in 2017, and is expected to register a CAGR of 16.4%. The report offers in-depth insights, revenue details, and other vital information regarding the global CMOS camera module market and the various trends, drivers, restraints, opportunities, and threats in the target market till 2026. The report also offers insightful and detailed information regarding the various key players operating in the global CMOS camera module market, and their financials, apart from strategies, acquisitions & mergers, and market footprint. The global CMOS camera module market is segmented on the basis of pixel, application, and region.
A complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) camera module includes a camera lens and CMOS image sensor. Cameras is one of the important parameters for mobile device manufacturers as the purchasing decision of end users depends on the type of camera and pixel size of the camera in the mobile phone. CMOS is a technology used for making low power integrated circuits. CMOS chips have integrated amplifiers and A/D converters, which help to lower the cost of a camera. Advanced CMOS cameras provide high quality images in low light settings. Every CMOS pixel contains conversion microchip technology that converts an analog signal to a digital signal. CMOS sensors offer more functions in devices such as smartphones, cameras, tablets, and vehicles, and have better integration capabilities as compared to charge-coupled device (CCD) sensors. CMOS sensors offer various advantages such as low power consumption, faster frame rate, ease of manufacturing, and low cost. Moreover, the advancements in CMOS design such as miniaturization and use of BSI technology make it possible to achieve better performance and quality of images even in low light conditions.
A major factor driving growth of the global CMOS camera module market is increasing demand for smartphones and tablets in various countries across the world. The adoption rate of CMOS camera sensors for application in smartphone cameras has been increasing significantly. The increasing smartphone penetration in developing economies, and new entrants focusing on offering smartphones and mobile devices with more advanced features, coupled with rising preference among consumers for high definition cameras are some key factors driving growth of the global CMOS camera modules market. In addition, increasing adoption of picture sharing social networking applications such as Instagram, snapchat etc., which require high resolution and high-quality cameras is further driving growth of the global CMOS camera module market.
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The rising adoption in the automotive sector, especially for its functions in driving assistance, car safety, and comfort level enhancement, is further boosting demand for CMOS camera modules. Increasing implementation of 16MP CMOS image sensors and dual camera technology in smartphones is further fueling growth of the global CMOS camera module market.
Moreover, CMOS camera modules can be integrated into camera boards and are ideal for imaging applications such as automation, industrial machine vision applications, and in drones, airplanes, and also for monitoring borders between countries. CMOS camera modules are also gaining rapid adoption in public transport and transit sectors for application in busses, trains, metro, railway and metro stations, airports, restaurants, hotels, and schools. A time delay integration (TDI) imager is used to synchronize the linear motion of the scene with multiple samplings of the same object to increase the signal-to-noise ratio. These advances in CMOS image sensors is leading to higher adoption of CMOS camera modules, and the trend is expected to continue in parallel with technological advancements in future.
Rising labor cost in countries such as China, Vietnam, India etc., and failure to forecast market demand are major factors hampering growth of the global CMOS camera module market. In addition, manufacturers have to follow international standards while designing and manufacturing modules, resulting in complex supply chain management systems, which is further posing a challenge for growth of the global CMOS camera module market. Moreover, the heavy maintenance and high cost of camera modules may restrain the growth of the camera modules market over the forecaster period.
The advancement in technologies is boosting the market for camera module market as increase in rise of virtual changing rooms and use of cameras embedded in smart mirror especially for medical sector is helping the market to propel. Implementation of Back side illumination (BSI) technology that was used in CCD sensor to improve overall performance of the camera. In addition, other technological advancements such as improved low light performance, better picture quality, reduction in height of camera modules, and rising adoption of flip-chip camera modules are current trends observed in the global CMOS camera module market.
The rising trend of selfie has led the market players to integrate cameras in most of the consumer electronics as well as installing security cameras in commercial and residential places is fueling the demand for CMOS camera module. In addition, CMOS camera modules are increasingly gaining traction for security, monitoring and surveillance purposes in public, commercial, and residential applications, especially in developed and developing countries. Government of various developing countries are taking initiatives to promote smartphone market by making favorable import and export laws, tax policies across the nations.
Market Analysis by Pixel:
On the basis of product type, 13MP and higher segment is expected to contribute major revenue share in the global CMOS camera module market and is expected to witness highest CAGR of over 15%, in terms of revenue over the forecast period, owing to its implementation of dual camera technology in smartphones to capture image with high quality and better color combination.
Market Analysis by Application
Among all the application segments, consumer electronic is expected to register highest CAGR of over 16%, owing to increasing demand for devices from developing countries have continues increase demand for CMOS camera modules coupled with rising acceptance of smart phones and tablets is propelling the segment growth.
Market Analysis by Region:
Asia Pacific market is expected to dominate the global CMOS camera module market, and is expected to account for largest market revenue share as compared to that of markets in other regions. Driving factors for growth of this market are the countries like Japan, South Korea, and China are leading producers of CMOS camera modules as well as leading consumer for CMOS camera modules as compared to other countries due to presence of many emerging smartphone vendors in the region.
The demand for CMOS camera module is expected to increase North America and Europe, due to increasing demand for smartphone, tablets, gaming consoles, PC, and digital cameras which use CMOS camera module as well as presence of major automotive manufacturers in this region such as Volkswagen, BMW, Lamborghini etc. in the countries across these regions.
Global CMOS camera module market segmentation by pixel:
- 5MP and lower
- 13MP and higher
Global CMOS camera module market segmentation by application:
- Consumer electronics
Global CMOS camera module market segmentation by region:
- The Americas
- Asia Pacific
- Rest of the World
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- MCNEX CO. LTD.
- Misumi Electronics Corp.
- Q Technology (Group) Company Limited
- PARTRON Co., Ltd.
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- 1.0 Chapter 1
- 1.1 Preface
- 1.2 Assumptions
- 1.3 Abbreviations
- 2.1 Report Description
- 2.1.1 Market Definition and Scope
- 2.2 Executive Summary
- 2.2.1 Market Snapshot, By Application
- 2.2.2 Market Snapshot, By Product Type
- 2.2.3 Market Snapshot, By Region
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