Chinese smartphone maker, OPPO, has confirmed that it is working on a 10x optical zoom camera phone.
The grapevine had been buzzing with rumours of an upcoming 10x zoom phone camera from OPPO. The company has finally laid the rumours to rest with an official statement.
Features of the 10x optical zoom camera
The camera has modules that cover the 35mm equivalent of 15.9 to 159mm. It combines a wide-angle lens with a 5x optical zoom sensor to achieve 10x zoom. There is also Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) built in.
No further details are available at this time, but OPPO says the camera will be showcased at the upcoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year.
This is another item to add to our list of innovations in mobile devices in 2019. No doubt, a lot of buzz will happen around smartphone cameras this year. It is not likely to make a big splash, but it will keep lots of camera phone enthusiasts talking.