Dual-lens cameras are now a part of almost every other Android smartphone out in the market now. Though a single camera can do a plethora of tasks, we’ve got some genuinely impressive patents with 16 camera modules from LG. Interestingly, all these 16 lenses come packed inside one rear-facing camera, and Oh Boy! Now we’re really talking, LG.
LG patent reveals…
Newly filed patents spotted by LetsGoDigital suggest that LG may come up with a hexa-camera on its future Android flagships. The theory seems neat, and it can unlock the smartphone business to new a unique world of cinematography.
The image shows that the various arrangements of camera lenses will form a curvature that will capture images at different angles. The amount of light that will enter each physical sensor will play an important part as well. Also, these lenses could capture a photo from several different perspectives, and even simulate movement from a still image.
Further, the patents make us believe that it will come with an object replacing technology. We assume that it will become possible due to a large number of information that the smartphone will be able to capture through 16 separate Lenses. It will simulate the images in three dimensions rather than two. Also, some cool VFX effect might get possible with this new camera system.
A big obstacle is to illuminate the images before capturing. The patents resolve this problem in detail with the help of a mirror and flash that could be placed on separately on the back of a phone carrying a hexa-lens camera. Well, you may no longer want to take a selfie from the front-facing camera.
Note that all these things are a part of an early speculation, and these Patents may never get a life. Till this technology come to Life, we’ll see a lot of advancements in cameras with two, three, four, and five cameras on the rear. We believe that camera on smartphones may soon become an important consideration in the future.