LG is about to unveil a brand new digital camera module at CES that might take the “bump” out of your smartphone.
G Innotek, a department of LG that makes digital parts, stated Tuesday that the brand new micro part combines the optical-zoom capabilities present in DSLR cameras with a thinner design.
aren’t a brand new factor. What makes LG’s upcoming providing completely different is that it permits you to zoom in at magnifications of between 4x and 9x with out reverting to a digital zoom for the magnifications in between, as present fixed-zoom smartphone cameras do.
Digital zooms use software program, somewhat than a lens, to make pictures larger, which may considerably scale back picture high quality.
Combining the a number of optical-zoom choices right into a single module will even assist unencumber area inside smartphones and increase battery effectivity, LG stated.
In the meantime, LG stated it has lowered the thickness of the module with the intention to take away the digital camera bump discovered on the backs of smartphones that function optical-zoom cameras with bigger magnifications.
The corporate added that it is working with Qualcomm to optimize software program for the module and collectively promote it.
, which takes over the Las Vegas Strip every January, is the tech business’s largest in-person occasion.