Apple Placing Orders for iPhone 5 Parts Including Camera and Power Amplifier

Submitted by lalit on June 7, 2011 - 11:07pm.

Digitimes is reporting that Apple has placed orders for iPhone 5 parts including CMOS sensor for camera and power amplifiers for various circuits. The website wrote:

OmniVision has grabbed a majority of total CMOS image sensor (CIS) orders placed by Apple for the fifth-generation iPhone, market sources have claimed. Meanwhile, power amplifier (PA) supplier Avago Technologies has landed orders for the WCDMA version of the device for its first time, according to the sources.
About 90% of the CIS orders for Apple's new iPhone will be supplied by OmniVision, while Sony takes up the remainder, the sources said. The upcoming device will feature a built-in 8-megapixel camera, the sources added.

These news adds weight to the rumor that Apple will use 8-megpixel camera sensor in upcoming iPhone 5. It also shows that Apple is in final stages of procuring parts for iPhone 5 manufacturing before they start mass production.