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The Rise of 3D ToF Sensors in Smartphones

Jun 3, 2019 |


In 2019, new premium smartphones will be equipped with a time-of-flight (ToF) sensors in order to strengthen existing camera functions and differentiate themselves from the competition. The ToF sensor is known to show superiority in terms of price and operational efficiency compared with structured light (SL) sensors. The ToF technology matches well with the conditions of OEMs from the perspective of a new specification for premium phones. This short report tracks the penetration of ToF sensors in smartphones as well as providing a forecast for ToF usage. 

Table of Contents:

  • ToF: A Key Differentiator in Premium Smartphones
  • Time of Flight Technology for ToF cameras
  • The Use of ToF in Smartphones
  • Use of ToF Technology in the Front Side of the Smartphone
  • ToF Forecast in the Smartphone industry
  • Technical Limitations of ToF in Smartphone

Number of Pages: 9
Author: Jene Park
Published Date: June 2019


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