MWC-2019: OPPO showed the promised 10x zoom in a mobile camera and promised a 5G smartphone in the second quarter

OPPO company spoke at the World Mobilecongress, not with a new model, but with a new technology. In January of this year, the company announced technology to achieve a 10-fold approximation in a mobile camera. Now, as promised, they showed a working prototype of the device equipped with it.

10x zoom without loss of quality is achievedthanks to a triple camera, in which the main lens is complemented by an extra-wide-angle lens and a telephoto lens, which uses a design resembling a periscope, supplemented by an optical stabilization unit.



It is working. The focal length varies from 16 mm to 160 mm in 35 mm equivalent.

The smartphone is not ready to enter the marketmodel, so the fact that it is equipped with a 48-megapixel camera, among other things, does not matter much, as well as its other characteristics.

At the same time, the company announced that it is preparing a 5G-smartphoneand release it in the second quarter of 2019. For it, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset will be used in conjunction with the X50 modem. Named the operators that will sell the device - Swisscom, Austrian Telstra, Optus and Singapore Singtel. The name of the smartphone itself has not sounded.

The development of a 5G prototype based on OPPO Find X was mentioned earlier.