Following the launch of the Raspberry Pi 3 in February, element14 has announced the launch of two new upgraded cameras- Raspberry Pi Camera v2 and Raspberry Pi NoIR Camera v2.
The new v2 cameras are backwards compatible with all Raspberry Pi boards and have the same footprint and weight as the previous 5MP cameras. The Raspberry Pi Camera v2 and Raspberry Pi NoIR Camera v2 are available at the same $25 price through element14.
The camera modules measures 25mm x 35mm x9mm. The new cameras are ideal for applications including low-light photography (NoIR Camera), drones, CCTV, weather stations, school projects and more.