Color CMOS 20-megapixel (5184x3888) PureCelŪPlus-S Image Sensor

OmniVision's OV20880 is an ultra-compact image sensor designed specifically to bring 20-megapixel resolution to high-end, dual-camera mobile zoom solutions using OmniVision's second-generation, 1.0-micron PureCel®Plus-S pixel technology. The OV20880 offers advanced features such as zig-zag high dynamic range (zHDR), phase detection autofocus (PDAF), and support for dual-camera functionality with context switching, scaler and electronic image stabilization (EIS). The on-chip EIS also enables advanced capabilities such as image deblur.

zHDR uses a long and a short exposure in a single frame to extend dynamic range capabilities of the sensors. Long and short exposure lines are diagonally interlaced across the entire pixel array in a zig-zag pattern. This enables live preview and video recording in HDR mode and single-shot full-resolution HDR images in capture mode without any shutter lag.

The OV20880 captures full-resolution 20-megapixel images and video with zHDR capability at 30 fps, ultra-high-resolution 4K2K video with full field-of-view at 60 fps, and 1080p high definition (HD) video at 120 fps. The OV20880 offers both MIPI D-PHY and C-PHY interfaces.

The OV20880 comes in a package size of 8.5 x 8.5 mm with a z-height of 5.4 mm.


  • Automatic black level calibration (ABLC)

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

  • Support for dynamic DPC

  • Supports output formats:
    - 10-bit RAW RGB
    - DPCM 10-8 compression

  • Supports horizontal and vertical subsampling

  • zHDR single frame, full resolution high dynamic range

  • PDAF autofocus

  • Context switching for enhanced dual camera support

  • Two on-chip phase lock loops (PLLs)

  • Standard serial SCCB interface with speed up to 1 MHz (when clock input is >10 MHz)

  • Up to 4-lane MIPI TX interface with speed up to 2.2 Gbps/lane or 1.8 Gss/trio

  • Programmable I/O drive capability

  • Embedded 20 kbits of one-time programmable (OTP) memory with 12 kbits reserved for customer use

  • Gyro interface with 4-wire SPI and EIS support

  • Long exposure time of up to 30 seconds

  • Built-in temperature sensor

  • Typical module size: 8.5 x 8.5 x 5.4 mm

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Product Specifications

Part NumberOV20880-GA5A-Z
Analog / DigitalDigital
Power RequirementTBD
Temperature RangeOperating: -30°C to +85°C junction temperature
Stable image: 0°C to +60°C junction temperature
Output FormatDPCM 10-8 compression, 10-bit RAW RGB data
Optical Format1/2.76"
Frame RateFull @ 30 fps
4K2K @ 60 fps
1080p @ 120 fps
720p @ 120 fps
Pixel Size1.008 µm
Image Area5257.728 x 3951.36 µm
Package Dimensions6210 x 4446 µm
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