Already Huawei and Oppo have done this job on their back camera, namely Huawei P30 Pro and Oppo Reno 10X Zoom. Both of this phone uses a periscope lens to enlarge the subject. And Xiaomi will soon join the list too.
The company’s recent application titled “Camera Components and Electronic Devices” was unveiled. The patent carries an application number CN201822150093.2, dated December 20, 2018, which was released to the public on July 2.
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It’s being speculated that the company could use this in the Mi MIX series given that it’s the most expensive series from Xiaomi. Do note that this is just a speculation and the technology could come up in some other device. But, it’s still worth looking forward to the Mi MIX 4 which is likely to house periscope lens.