• Oppo teases a phone with a retractable popup camera

    1 month ago - By AndroidPhoneFans

    A lot of smartphones share a similar look these days, where on the back of the phone, there are an array of cameras, usually ranging from 2-3 modules. Apparently this is a design that Oppo isn't a fan of because the company has since unveiled a new camera design that allows for the camera module to extend or retract as and when needed. The idea here is that by allowing the camera to extend or retract, they can create a phone that's slim when it needs to be, like when it's in your pocket or when it's on a table, but when you need to take a photo or video, the camera can extend forwards and...
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  • Oppo teases new NPU and smart AR glasses

    Oppo teases new NPU and smart AR glasses

    1 month ago - By GSMArena

    Oppo's annual Inno Day is scheduled to take place next week and we'll see plenty of new developments from the brand including a retractable rear camera phone prototype and the brand's latest flagship. That won't be all as Oppo shared it also plans to show out its latest neural processing unit as well as a new pair of smart AR glasses.
    Oppo NPU and AR Glass teasers
    The press release also talks about Oppo's plans for AI, AR and 5G which will be showcased at the event and also mentions a Digital Human concept that will be unveiled on stage. This year's Oppo Inno Day will be...
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  • Oppo fixes ugly camera islands by retraction, including when the phone is in a freefall

    1 month ago - By Phone Arena

    No more wobble and assault on aesthetics, enter Oppo's retractable phone camera.
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  • Oppo teases retractable rear camera for phones

    Oppo teases retractable rear camera for phones

    1 month ago - By The Verge

    Oppo has released a brief video hinting at a new type of camera design for smartphones. The company's “self-developed retractable camera” is shown extending from the phone's body before retracting back inside. The video suggests that the mechanism is waterproof and that it'll automatically retract the camera if the phone is dropped.
    Unlike pop-up selfie cameras that hide themselves inside a phone until needed, moving the camera back and forth on the Z-axis could have implications for image quality, though Oppo hasn't yet claimed anything about any optical advantages of this design. It...
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