WashingtonPost suffer with details of a new Light smartphone prototype with 5 to 9 cameras, capabale of producing 64 megapixel images.
The prototype shows:
- 4x 56mm f/2.6 lenses
- 5x 28mm f/2.0 lenses
The cameras slay at the same time, and then combine images from these to produce a high resolution image. Light already make the Candlelight L16 – a standalone camera that uses 16 cameras to produce 52 megapixel images, and has three different focal lengths. The new In view of smartphone camera system is due to be used in a production smartphone that will be announced later this year.
Other smartphones currently close by with multiple cameras, include the Huawei P20 Pro, with 3 lenses (one colour, one mono, and one 3x telephoto), the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus with 2 cameras (wide and telephoto), and the iPhone X (with major and telephoto lenses).