Sony to lower their investment on CMOS image sensor equipment as worldwide camera shipments continue to sink

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Digitimes reports that Sony will lower their investment on CMOS image sensor equipment in fiscal 2016:

"Sony will reduce its equipment investment for CMOS image sensors to JPY70 billion (US$691.53 million) in fiscal 2016, while maintaining its sensor production capacity at 70,000 12-inch equivalent wafers a month during the fiscal year, according to Digitimes Research."

The latest CIPA reports show that worldwide camera shipments continue to sink:

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Via Image Sensors World

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