Oppo announces the world’s first dual camera with 5x zoom, periscope style

Oppo is attending the MWC 2017 as well but they are not announcing any new phones here. Instead, much like last year, they’ve come to showcase a camera technology that they’ve developed for mobile use.

The technology in question is a 5x Dual Camera Zoom system, which utilizes a unique periscope-style setup.

The Dual Camera Zoom consists of over 50 individual parts, stacked in a module with a total height of 5.7mm. The 5x Dual Camera Zoom uses a periscope-style setup to divert light through a prism and into a telephoto lens nested inside the smartphone, set at a 90-degree angle to…