New reports indicate that the Nikon D850 sensor (IMX309AQJ) is made by Sony. ChipMod took a Nikon D850 camera apart and came to the conclusion that the sensor inside is made by Sony.
ChipMod also provided a picture of the back of the sensor where we can clearly see IMX309AQJ and 1183456. Sony sensors have “IMX” in their model name.
So this numbers clearly indicates that high-resolution FX-format Nikon D850 sensor (IMX309AQJ) is made by Sony.
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