Oppo Unveils New Hybrid Optical Zoom Technology Based On Periscope Camera Design. Oppo is a Chinese consumer electronics and mobile communications company. It is headquartered in Dongguan, Guangdong. According to Wikipedia, Oppo is a division of the BBK electronics corporation along with OnePlus, Realme, and Vivo. The company was founded by Tony Chen in 2001. The major products are smartphones, audio devices, Blu-ray players, and other electronic products.
After Oppo was launched in 2004, it has expanded to across the world. As of June 2016, the company was the biggest smartphone manufacturer in China, that sells its phones at over 200,000 retail outlets. However, the company recently unveiled a new hybrid optical zoom tech that is based on the periscope camera style. For more detail go through the section under.
Oppo Unveils New Hybrid Optical Zoom Technology Based On Periscope Camera Design
According to Gadgets, Oppo has introduced a new hybrid optical zoom technology that is based on a periscope camera design, which uses a seven-piece lens to deliver a good image result. The new tech is expected to provide an enhanced zoom functionality on upcoming phones. It has a new auto-focus and optical stabilization modules, that use a high precision driver motor integrated circuit to offer a versatile medium-length focus imaging.
However, the company might also use the new camera technology in the future flagship phone that could be a replacement to thy Reno 10x Zoom. The new hybrid optical zoom tech lets focal length adjustment from 85mm to 135mm, along with f/3.3 and f/4.4 aperture. Which enables and also enhance optical zoom.
Furthermore, there’s a combination of multi-focus image fusion and multi-camera field of view angle alignment technologies including a super scoring algorithm. This feature allows a hybrid zoom coverage of about 280mm focal length.
The company is also using a large size image sensor that has up to 32 megapixels resolution plus 4-in-one pixel binning tech. This provides a full high definition experience at far and near distances. The new driver motor IC enables a smooth optical zoom.
Further, the company claims that when using the highest zoom level, the camera tech is expected to yield sharp and vivid shots even in dark lighting conditions and also retain details with rich colors. Oppo went ahead to provide image samples to show off the initial results of its development. Thus, an image comparing the new technology with a conventional camera was released to explain the performance, particularly on thy 135mm focal length.
New Technology Camera Features
Here is the outline of the features to expect from the new tech camera.
- It is based on a periscope camera style
- Makes use of a seven-piece lens to deliver great results
- The camera has a new auto-focus and optical stabilization modules. It helps to provide a versatile medium-length focus imaging, using a high driver motor.
- Allows focal length adjustment from 135mm, f/3.3, and f/4.4 aperture.
- It comes with a combination of multi-focus image fusion and multi-camera field-of-view angle alignment tech with a super scoring algorithm.
- It uses a large size image sensor with up to 32 megapixels resolution and 4-in-one pixel binning technology.
- The camera claim to provide sharp and vivid shots even in dark lighting conditions.
There’s no timeline on the arrival of the new technology yet. But the module of the camera is likely to come on the Oppo Reno 10x Zoom successor.