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Oppo Unveils New Tech In Camera And New In-display Fingerprint Scanner

A couple of days ago, we updated that the Chinese smartphone brand Oppo will unveil new technology in the camera department of the smartphones on January 16 i.e. today. Well, as promised by the company today the smartphone brand unveiled the 10x hybrid optical zoom in the camera department of a smartphone, along with a new in-display fingerprint scanner. The company unveiled both the new technologies at an event in China.

Everything about the 10x Hybrid Optical Zoom

The all new Oppo’s 10x hybrid optical zoom technology utilizes a combination of its 5x optical zoom sensor, which was launched two years back, along with a wide-angle lens. And that results in 10x lossless zoom with the module having a focal length equivalent to 15.9-159 mm, and with the ability to capture images in an ultra-wide angle.

That’s not all, this setup also has dual OIS (optical image stabilization) for the primary camera as well as the telephoto lens. Having said that, the smartphone brand hasn’t revealed many details about this new tech but said that it was developed using more than 100 R&D patents and was drop-tested 28,000 times.

New and bigger in-display fingerprint scanner

Along with the new technology of camera, the company introduced a new in-display fingerprint scanner and that works in a larger space and it is 15 times larger than the latest Oppo R17. Moreover, the company also says that the new and bigger in-display fingerprint scanner will allow you to unlock the device with two fingers and this will give more security.


The smartphone makers did not give any clue about the commercial launch of both these new technologies, but has said that it will demo at the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) event in next month.

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