Oppo to unveil phone camera with 10x optical zoom on January 16

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We’ve seen plenty of phones featuring 2x optical zoom with the help of a secondary camera. But Chinese smartphone maker Oppo is about to set a new standard by unveiling a phone camera with 10x optical lossless zoom. Chinese publication MyDrivers noted that the company is sending out media invites for an event on January 16.

A few weeks ago, a patent leak suggested that Oppo will use 10x optical zoom technology in one of its upcoming devices. The image shows that the company will use some kind of mirror-based setup to achieve that.

Credit: The LeakerPatent sketch of 10x zoom from Oppo

Two years ago, Oppo unveiled its 5x optical zoom technology for phone cameras at Mobile World Congress

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