Color CMOS 8-megapixel (3264x2448) Image Sensor with OmniBSI-2™ Technology

The OV8835 leverages OmniVision's newly improved OmniBSI-2™ pixel architecture to deliver best-in-class pixel performance to next-generation smartphones and tablets. It is capable of capturing full resolution 8-megapixel high-speed photography at 30 frames per second (fps) or 1080p high definition (HD) video at 30 fps with electronic image stabilization (EIS) and 720p high-definition (HD) video at 60 fps.

The 1/3.2-inch OV8835 is built on an enhanced 1.4-micron OmniBSI-2 pixel that delivers dramatically improved sensitivity of 1000 mV/lux-sec, a 20 percent improvement over the previous generation OV8830. Other performance improvements over the previous generation 8-megapixel image sensor include a 20 percent improvement in low-light performance and more than a 25 percent improvement in full-well capacity.

The new CameraChip™ sensor supports an active array of 3264 x 2448 pixels (8-megapixel) operating at 30 fps for zero shutter lag. Its 2x2 binning functionality with post-binning resampling filter minimizes special artifacts and removes image artifacts around edges to deliver clean, crisp color image quality for industry-leading HD video recording.

The OV8835 fits into an industry standard 8.5 x 8.5 module size and is pin-to-pin compatible with the previous generation OV8830.


  • Automatic black level calibration (ABLC)

  • Programmable controls for:
    - Frame rate
    - Mirror and flip
    - Cropping
    - Windowing
    - Scaling

  • Image quality controls:
    - Lens correction
    - Defective pixel canceling

  • Supports output formats:
    - 10-bit RAW RGB (MIPI)

  • Supports horizontal and vertical sub-sampling

  • Supports images sizes:
    - 8MP
    - EIS1080p
    - 1080p
    - EIS720p
    - EISQ 1080p
    - Q1080p
    - EISVGA
    - VGA
    - QVGA, etc.

  • Fast mode switching

  • Support 2x2 binning, re-sampling filter

  • Standard serial SCCB interface

  • Up to 4-lane MIPI serial output interface

  • Up to 4-lane LVDS serial output interface

  • Embedded 4K bits one-time programmable (OTP) memory for part identification, etc.

  • Three on-chip phase lock loops (PLLs)

  • Programmable I/O drive capability

  • Built-in 1.2V regulator for core

  • Built-in temperature sensor

  • Supports alternate row HDR timing

  • Supports ULPS and triggers in forward direction only

Product Specifications

Part NumberOV8835-G04A-2A
Analog / DigitalDigital
Power RequirementXSHUTDOWN: 10 µA
Active (for up to 30 fps): 152 mA (265 mW), if the internal regulator is used, a higher power consumption 316 mW with DOVDD = 1.8V is achieved
Active (for up to 24 fps): 132 mA (235 mW), if the internal regulator is used, a higher power consumption 280 mW with DOVDD = 1.8V is achieved
Standby: 300 µA
Temperature RangeOperating (for applications up to 24 fps): -30°C to +70°C junction temperature
Operating (for applications up to 30 fps): 0°C to +70°C junction temperature
Stable image: 0°C to +50°C junction temperature
Output Format10-bit RAW RGB data
Optical Format1/3.2"
Frame RateFull @ 30 fps
EIS720p @ 60 fps
EIS1080p @ 30 fps
Pixel Size1.4 µm
Image Area4592 x 3450 µm
Package Dimensions6410 x 5940 µm
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