Leaked sketches of OPPO‘s next handset surfaced online on Dec. 24, showing what seems to be the company’s 2019 smartphone — the OPPO F19. It’s tipped to feature a 10x lossless zoom technology, triple rear cameras, and a truly full screen display.
As seen from the leaked images, a mirror-like sensor seems to be working with the snappers to achieve the 10x lossless zoom. It can be speculated that OPPO’s patented lossless zoom technology will use a new triple-camera design based off of a more optimized version of its 5x zoom periscope structure. Even with a triple-camera setup, the phone is still reasonably thin, its thickness unaffected.
OPPO’s previous 5x lossless zoom uses a periscope dual camera structure and optical image stabilization is applied to the telephoto lens. The dual-camera setup is different from the traditional one in that the telephoto lens are aligned horizontally, while the wide-angle lens are aligned vertically. A special optical prism is used to refract the image onto the lens group, and then through OPPO’s own high resolution image processor in order to achieve the 5x lossless zoom.
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OPPO may be unveiling the F19 during MWC 2019. Aside from the leaked images on potential camera design and features, no further information, such as the approximate price and launch date, is known at this time.
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