Oppo recently teased a unique feature in their upcoming smartphone models on Twitter – retractable camera technology. Oppo shared a video clip on Twitter about the pop-up camera and how it works, here is the video:
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— OPPO (@oppo) December 7, 2021
The video also teases that the smartphone is durable and water-resistant. This announcement came days before the annual event of Oppo – Oppo Inno Day 2021. It will be a 2-day programme starting from December 14 and the special programme will have Oppo launching various technology innovations and products.
The short video also shows that the retractable camera is automatic and the camera is not annoying like the other pop up cameras in smartphones that worries users a lot. The camera module may have a lens of 50mm focal length and f/2.4 aperture.
The video also shows how the camera comes out of the phone, similar to the ones how point and shoot cameras work. It is also sprayed with water hinting that the smartphone is waterproof and durable even when it falls. However, there is no information about how the camera works and what other features it has.
Oppo is all set for the Inno World virtual event that is going to be held in China. The event will begin at 2.30 am IST where Oppo will showcase their technology, innovations and products. The exact details of what products will be launched are uncertain; however, the company may unveil Oppo foldable smartphones. Chinese Tech News website WHYLAB recently posted screenshots of Oppo foldable phone’s alleged certificates from the China MIIT (China Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on Weibo.
Recently, Samsung’s foldable phones are making quite the buzz which has two varieties, one is for tablet and the other is for smartphones. To keep up with the pace, Oppo might be next in the foldable phone category. Talking about retractable cameras, something similar was launched by Vivo and the brand ambassador for that smartphone was Aamir Khan. So, the most important question is will the price of the retractable smartphones be affordable or will it be in the higher price end?
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