LG’s new optical zoom sensor aims to get rid of the smartphone camera bump

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Credit: LG Innotek
  • LG Innotek announced a new camera module that will allow 4-9 times magnification.
  • LG claims the size of the optical zoom sensor should be small enough to remove the camera bump on smartphones.
  • LG Innotek is partnering with Qualcomm to fast-track the adoption of the sensor.

Are you sick and tired of seeing camera bumps on smartphones? Apparently, LG is too as LG Innotek has announced a new camera module that it believes could mean the end for camera bumps.

Although LG has long given up on making its own phones, LG Innotek continues to be a major supplier of mobile camera modules. Its latest project appears to be an optical zoom sensor that can shift between two points.

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