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DVT80111 Senior Member • Posts: 2,355
DSLR photo sensor are dumb

Unlike smartphone camera sensor which has a lot of embedded functionality, DSLR sensor relies on the camera CPU do all the processing.

http://connect.dpreview.com/post/0503297796/new-5mp-camerachip-sensor-could-be-smartphone-game-changer

No need for Canon to move to finer process.

The reason Sony uses new process because they need to make sensors for all product, and keeping old fab make no sense.

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