• Oppo rumor says a phone with 10x optical zoom is coming this week

    2 days ago - By The Verge

    Oppo is gearing up to announce the world's first 10x optical zoom system for a smartphone, according to My Drivers. The company is holding an event on January 16th with the tagline “十所为见,” which roughly translates to “ten times the view, see you soon.” A few weeks ago, Twitter leaker Ice Universe cited an unnamed “Oppo official” who said that we'd see the 10x technology launched at either the Consumer Electronics Show or the upcoming Mobile World Congress, and it failed to materialize at the former.
    Even if Oppo does show off a prototype of the technology, there's no guarantee that it will...
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  • Buy thicker curtains - Oppo is reportedly developing a 10x hybrid zoom module for phones

    Buy thicker curtains - Oppo is reportedly developing a 10x hybrid zoom module for phones

    2 days ago - By Phone Arena

    Smartphone cameras have been getting increasingly better at "faking"... well an actual camera. First, image quality kept getting better and better, then we got manual modes and RAW capture, then the Portrait Modes a.k.a. "Live Focus" came about, simulating the super-shallow depth of field of a dedicated camera with a large lens. While there's not much room for a sensor inside a thin phone's body, nor space for a proper-sized lens, manufacturers and software engineers come up with some pretty ingenious ideas to compensate, simulate, and post-process images in ways that more than make up for...
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