A recently leaked patent document from Oppo proves that the manufacturer is working on a multi-zoom technology. The company indirectly confirmed that it is working in the chance of multiple or even 10x hybrid optical zoom tech. As of currently, the development of this technology has gotten to advanced stages and it will go commercial in the nearest future. It is thought that this technology will be used in Oppo’s next-generation flagship smartphones starting from the upcoming Oppo F19.
At the MWC 2017, OPPO’s initial 5x zoom technology debuted, introducing a “periscope structure” lens design. The 5x optical zoom is mounted on a thin mobile cameraphone frame and gives a clearer imaging effect which will allow the cameraphone to zoom far more. In comparison with the traditional zoom technology, the mobile phone has only 5.7 mm lens module, the total thickness of the lens is Furthermore thin to 7.8 mm and has an anti-shake accuracy of 0.0025°. The optical picture stabilization of mobile smartphone shots has been increased by more than twice, the thickness is reduced by When it comes 10%, and the anti-shake performance is Furthermore increased by 40%.
An insider said that OPPO will announce relevant technical details and commercial reports of this technology as soon as probable. The imminent important exhibitions for next year are CES in January and the MWC in February. Those are the heading timeline for Oppo to make some sort of introduction. OPPO has confirmed six research institutes and 4 R&D centers about the world. The 10x hybrid optical zoom technology is a primary aspect for research and development by the company.