Raspberry Pi Camera Board is a custom designed add-on for Raspberry Pi. It attaches to Raspberry Pi by way of one of the two small sockets on the board upper surface. This interface uses the dedicated CSI interface, which was designed especially for interfacing to cameras. It connects to Raspberry Pi by way of a short ribbon cable.
Raspberry Pi Camera Board - General Specifications
Small size, high resolution camera module for Raspberry Pi
5 Megapixel Omnivision 5647 sensor in a fixed focus module
Support 1080p30, 720p60 and 640x480p60/90 video record
Very lightweight (Only 3 grams)
Raspberry Pi Camera Board - Technical Specifications