Samsung announced a thin camera module with 5x optical zoom

The Korean manufacturer Samsung decided to keep up with its competitors and also announced a mobile module

cameras with 5x optical zoom.

What is known

The sensor turned out to be very thin - only 5 mm.For comparison, this is less than a conventional module with 2x zoom (about 6-7 mm). These dimensions were achieved thanks to the periscope design. By the way, it is similar to that in Huawei P30 Pro and Oppo Reno 10x Zoom. There are no other details about the new module.

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When to expect

Mass production of the sensor has already begun.Presumably, the Galaxy Note 10 phablet will be the first to receive it, although there is a small chance that Samsung will first test it on a mid-budget A-series smartphone.