CameraChip(TM) Sensors (2 MP) enhance tablets and mobile devices.

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Leveraging 1.75 micron OmniPixel3-HS™ pixel technology, OV2680 and OV2685 deliver 2 MP images and video at 30 fps or cropped 720p HD video at 60 fps. Sensitivity and low-dark current features lend to optimal image and video quality, even in low-light conditions, while system design facilitates and accelerates integration with smartphone and tablet basebands. OV2680 RAW sensor fits into 5.5 x 5.5 x 4 mm module, and OV2685 is fully integrated SoC sensor that fits into 6 x 6 x 4 mm module.



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OmniVision Debuts Cost-Efficient 2-Megapixel Sensors for Tablets and Mobile Devices



High Performance OV2680 and OV2685 Deliver Improved Image and Video Quality in a Smaller Die Size



SANTA CLARA, Calif. – OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today announced two high-performance 2-megapixel CameraChip™ sensors for feature phones, smartphones and tablets. The OV2680 and OV2685 leverage OmniVision's 1.75-micron OmniPixel3-HS™ pixel technology to deliver high quality 2-megapixel images and video at 30 frames per second (FPS). The sensors' high sensitivity and low-dark current features deliver exceptional image and video quality, even in low-light conditions.



"High-quality image sensors in feature phones, in addition to video conferencing and video-in-video functionality in smartphones and tablets, are becoming extremely popular, which further highlights the importance for mobile device manufacturers to include high performance yet cost-effective camera solutions," said Justin In Pyo Kim, senior product marketing manager at OmniVision. "The OV2680 and OV2685 are at this intersection of cost and performance. Our OmniPixel3-HS technology delivers improved image and video quality, while efficient circuit design further reduces cost and footprint."



Compared to the previous generation 2-megapixel sensors, the OV2680 and OV2685 are cost-effective upgrade solutions that deliver improved image and video quality in a smaller die size. The sensors' simple system design ensures quick and easy integration with modern smartphone and tablet basebands. Both sensors support an active array of 1600 x 1200 pixels (2-megapixel) operating at 30 FPS and cropped 720p high definition (HD) video at 60 FPS.



The OV2680 RAW sensor fits into an industry standard 5.5 x 5.5 x 4 mm module, while the OV2685 is a fully integrated system-on-a-chip (SoC) sensor that fits into an industry standard 6 x 6 x 4 mm module. The OV2680 and OV2685 are available in a chip scale package (CSP). Both sensors are currently sampling, and are expected to enter volume production in the first quarter of 2014.



About OmniVision

OmniVision Technologies (NASDAQ: OVTI) is a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions. Its award-winning CMOS imaging technology enables superior image quality in many of today's consumer and commercial applications, including mobile phones, notebooks, tablets and webcams, digital still and video cameras, security and surveillance, entertainment devices, automotive and medical imaging systems. Find out more at www.ovt.com.



OmniVision® and the OmniVision logo are registered trademarks of OmniVision Technologies, Inc. CameraChip™ and OmniPixel3-HS™ are trademarks of OmniVision Technologies, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.



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Martijn Pierik

Impress Labs

602.366.5599

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Company Contact:

Scott Foster

OmniVision Technologies

408.567.3077

sfoster@ovt.com



Investor Relations:

Arnab Chanda

OmniVision Technologies

408.653.3144

invest@ovt.com

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