EM-1 uses Panasonic sensor per Chipworks

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Anders W
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In reply to exdeejjjaaaa, 6 months ago

exdeejjjaaaa wrote:

Eric Nepean wrote:

than Panasonic selling to Olympus is the fact that we now have Panasonic manufacturing a sensor with phase detect capability.

any sensor can have PDAF - only Canon does that in silicone - all others just play with CFA on top of the sensor...

In a sense, Canon does it by means of sensor toppings too. They have just been smart enough to realize that if, in addition, you cut each quadratic pixels in two rectangular ones, you can get PDAF functionality from every pixel without losing anything else.

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