Ambient light sensors come in standard SMT package
ROHM SEMICONDUCTOR Ambient light sensors (ALS) ICs are available in industry standard surface mount packages. Devices are specifically targeted at LCD/LED displays, hand-held products and mobile devices where power consumption is critical. ICs are designed to control the brightness of LED-backlighted LCD displays based on ambient light availability and brightness for optimum display visibility and energy efficiency. Devices are available in both analog and digital configurations.