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Surprise: the sensor inside the Nikon D5200 is made by Toshiba

The sensor inside the Nikon D5200 camera is made by Toshiba. This is what Chipworks discovered after they took apart the D5200:

Nikon D5200 sensor made by Toshiba (2)
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Chipworks: Nikon D600 sensor made by Sony

Chipworks confirmed that the IMX128L sensor inside the Nikon D600 camera is made by Sony (IMX markings are used by Sony). From the recently announced DSLRs, only the D4 and D3200 (and probably the D5200) used sensors designed by Nikon.

Nikon D600 sensor made by Sony
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Chipworks reports on the sensors used in Nikon DSLR cameras

Based on their numerous tear-downs of Nikon cameras in the past, Chipworks published an article on the sensors used in Nikon’s DSLRs:

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Confirmed: the sensor inside the Nikon D800 is made by Sony

  Chipwors confirmed that the 36MP sensor (IMX094AQP) inside the Nikon D800 is made by Sony. The interesting part is that Sony decided to use a 24MP chip in their upcoming top of the line A99 full frame camera that will be priced at $2,800.

Sony IMX094AQP sensor inside Nikon D800
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The sensor inside the D4 is made by Nikon

Chipworks has a new report online for the Nikon D4 and the 16.2MP FX CMOS sensor inside (NC81366W) is made by Nikon. Similar to the D3, D3s, D700 and D3100, the sensor inside the D3200 was also made by Nikon. The D7000 did use a Sony sensor. Few months ago there were some rumors that […]

Nikon D4 sensor
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The sensor inside the D3200 is made by Nikon

Chipworks teared down a Nikon D3200 DSLR camera and found that the 24MP sensor inside is made by Nikon. The sensors of the Nikon D3, D3s, D700 and D3100 are also all made by Nikon. The sensor of the D7000 is made by Sony.

Nikon-D3200-sensor
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Teardown of the Nikon V1 camera

Chipwork did a tear down of the Nikon V1 camera. This is what they found inside: Aptina image sensor EXPEED 3 processor manufactured by Nikon 1GB of DDR2 memory Epson E03100F0A video processor chip

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