From high pixels to the number of cameras, from backlighting to super night scenes, manufacturers can always play a lot of tricks on photography. In 2019, the periscope optical zoom lens became popular. This is a new selling point for manufacturers.
Huawei P30 Pro and OPPO Reno have also achieved good attention and sales based on this technology, which also makes the photography technology of Xiaomi mobile phone eclipsed in a short time.
Recently, Xiaomi’s design patent for a periscope camera module has been exposed. The patent application was made on December 20 last year and was only authorized on July 2, 2019.
From the patent we know that the camera module includes a main camera + at least one periscope lens, wherein the optical axis of the periscope lens is perpendicular to the optical axis of the main lens, and the light entrance port is matched with the light exit of the main lens, so that the periscope auxiliary lens can achieve different zooming ratios with the main camera without increasing the thickness of the main lens, thereby enhancing the user’s photography pleasure.
From this patent we can understand that Xiaomi is trying to zoom in on high magnification, trying to zoom in on distant scenes. Many people in this patent said that they will be used on the Xiaomi Mi MIX 4 that has not yet been released. After all, Huawei and OPPO can already achieve mass production. For Xiaomi, mass production should not be difficult.
As for whether photography is strong, some netizens guess that MIX 4 uses the 64-megapixel Samsung GW1, but then Wang Teng denied that it would be better than this, so the Sony IMX 586 should be used. This can be a bold guess, a Xiaomi Mi MIX 4 rear camera Sony 64 million pixel three camera, telephoto periscope lens, supports 5x optical zoom, 10 times hybrid zoom, 50 times mixed digital zoom, the moon is more clear.
In addition to the hopeful structure of the periscope structure, a summary of the highlights of Xiaomi MIX 4 was circulated on the Internet. There is a 100W super fast charge, and an under display camera, Samsung top AMOLED 2K screen, world premiere UFS3.1 flash memory and other heavyweight black technology.
Of course, these black technologies should not be fully realized. Take the hidden screen front lens. Before the OPPO vice president Shen Yiren said that the screen camera would have difficulty in mass production in the second half of the year, and the Xiaomi mobile phone department showed Wu Cangzhi, deputy general manager of the touch department, also said that it is impossible to take care of the display and the camera at the moment, so it is unlikely that the world’s first screen camera will be expected in September, unless Xiaomi MIX 4 gives up the self-portrait effect in order to grab the first shot. As for the 100W fast charge, you can expect it. After all, Xiaomi has shown this technology on Weibo.
In addition, the foreign media also exposed some Xiaomi MIX 4 information, equipped with 6.4-inch AMOLED screen, resolution of 1440×3120, pixel density of 537ppi; processor will be equipped with Xiaolong 855, support minimum 6GB memory +128GB storage combination, battery up to 4500mAh, support wireless charging; front 32 million pixel camera, rear set to 48 million pixels + 16 million pixels dual camera. However, the credibility of the information is not very high, both in 2019, the high-end flagship is unlikely to use double-shot, so this news is only a reference.
In recent years, the black technology of Xiaomi’s mobile phone always gives people a feeling of being late, and there are a lot of “starters”. If the Xiaomi MIX 4 really uses the periscope lens, it is not a starter, but UFS. 3.1 Flash memory, the world’s first 100W fast charge, screenshots, and other first black assistants still make it very worth looking forward to.
Of course, considering the number of first-time technologies, the price of this year’s Xiaomi MIX 4 is estimated to be much more expensive than last year. It may exceed 4,000 yuan. After all, it is a high-end product of Xiaomi mobile phone. The so-called cost-effective probability will not appear in MIX series on the phone.