Can Samsung beat Sony? Market share of the first smartphone image sensor to grow significantly

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Sony is the market leader in optical sensors for smartphones. The company has earned leadership for a long time, and so far no one claims to the throne, but new data from Strategy Analytics indicate that Samsung is actively increasing its share.

Can Samsung beat Sony?  Market share of the first smartphone image sensor to grow significantly

According to the results of the first quarter, Sony occupied 46% of the market, and Samsung – 29%. Another 10% at OmniVision. For comparison, last year Sony had more than 50% of the market, while Samsung was content with only 20%.

Analysts believe that the Japanese giant will face increasing pressure from competitors due to the loss of one of its largest customers, Huawei.

Can Samsung beat Sony?  Market share of the first smartphone image sensor to grow significantly

In general, the market for image sensors for smartphones grew by 13% over the year.

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