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OmniVision to Supply Front and Rear Cameras in Next-Gen iPad

Published on October 29, 2010
by John Paczkowski

Apple’s second-generation iPad will likely have a front-facing camera and a rear-facing camera as well, both to be supplied by digital-imaging outfit OmniVision. That’s the word from Detwiler Fenton, which claims the former will be VGA and the latter a 5MP camera based on OmniVision’s CMOS sensor.

Seems a reasonable prediction–after all, the next iteration of the iPad is expected to support the company’s FaceTime video chat technology, and OmniVision is responsible for the camera in the iPhone 4.

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