Renesas' ambient light sensors can adjust a display’s backlight, which improves user experience and power savings by optimizing the display’s viewability. Their ultra-low light sensitivity, low power consumption, ideal spectral response, and easy-to-use simple output algorithm make them best-in-class. We offer a full suite of light-to-analog and light-to-digital solutions to suit your application requirements and budget.


Ambient Light to Analog Sensors (Voltage)

Sensors that combine a photodiode array, non-linear current amp and micropower op amp

Ambient Light to Digital Sensors

Sensors that offer IR blocking filters, interrupt function and an I2C interface


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Product Selector: Ambient Light Sensors

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