Color CMOS VGA (640x480) Image Sensor with OmniPixel3-HS Technology

The OV7735 is an advanced VGA image sensor that can capture video at 60 frames per second (fps) enabling smoother motion video and achieve improved accuracy for motion detection applications. Implementing OmniVision's proven 3.0 μm OmniPixel3-HS™ high sensitivity pixel architecture ensures high quality video recording even in the most challenging lighting conditions, achieving lowlight performance of 3300 mV/lux-sec. The image sensor's design enables some of the thinnest (<3 mm) VGA camera solutions capable of high-speed recording, making the OV7735 ideal for portable applications including digital video cameras, portable media players (PMPs), gaming devices and webcams.

The OV7735 offers complete user control over image quality, resolution and output data format. The OV7735 provides full frame, sub-sampled, windowed or scaled 8-bit/10-bit images in RAW RGB and YUV formats over a parallel DVP or serial MIPI port, offering a versatile platform for use in single and multi-camera applications.

All required image processing functions, including exposure control, white balance, and defective pixel detection and correction are programmable through the serial camera control bus (SCCB) interface. The OV7735 also addresses image contamination issues such as fixed pattern noise, smearing and blooming, producing a clear, crisp color image. Designed largely for portable or wireless applications, the new sensor offers low power consumption, requiring just 100 mW under normal operating conditions.


  • Automatic image control functions:
    - Automatic exposure control (AEC)
    - Automatic gain control (AGC)
    - Automatic white balance (AWB)
    - Automatic band filter (ABF)
    - Automatic 50/60 Hz luminance detection
    - Automatic black level calibration (ABLC)

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

  • Image quality controls:
    - Color saturation
    - Hue
    - Gamma
    - Sharpness (edge enhancement)
    - Lens correction
    - Defective pixel canceling
    - Noise canceling

  • Support for output formats:
    - 8-/10-bit RAW RGB
    - CCIR656
    - YUV422

  • Support for horizontal and vertical sub-sampling

  • Support for images sizes:
    - VGA
    - Any arbitrary size scaling down from VGA

  • Support for binning

  • Support for external frame synchronization

  • Standard serial SCCB interface

  • Digital video port (DVP) parallel output interface

  • MIPI serial output interface

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

  • On-chip phase lock loop (PLL)

  • Programmable I/O drive capability

  • Built-in 1.5V regulator for core

Product Specifications

Part NumberOV7735-G04AOV7735-A42A
Analog / DigitalDigitalDigital
Power RequirementStandby: 76 µW
Active: 100 mW
Standby: 76 µW
Active: 100 mW
Temperature RangeOperating: -30°C to +70°C junction temperature
Stable image: 0°C to +50°C junction temperature
Operating: -30°C to +70°C junction temperature
Stable image: 0°C to +50°C junction temperature
Output Format8-/10-bit RAW RGB data, 8-bit YUV8-/10-bit RAW RGB data, 8-bit YUV
Optical Format1/7.5"1/7.5"
Frame RateQQVGA @ 120 fps
QVGA @ 120 fps
VGA @ 60 fps
QQVGA @ 120 fps
QVGA @ 120 fps
VGA @ 60 fps
Pixel Size3.0 µm3.0 µm
Image Area1968 x 1488 µm1968 x 1488 µm
PackageCOB42-pin CSP3
Package Dimensions4000 x 3650 µm3985 x 3635 µm
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  • 400x400
  • Analog
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  • 720p
  • VGA
  • 400x400
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