Nokia surprised the entire smartphone industry by announcing the Nokia 9 PureView that featured a total of five rear cameras.
Well, premium flagship smartphone maker Sony might soon surpass the Nokia 9 PureView by offering six rear cameras on it’s upcoming Xperia smartphone. So here’s everything you need to know about the camera configuration on Sony’s new flagship smartphone.
Sony Is Making An Xperia Phone With A Six-Lens Rear Camera
A trustworthy Twitter tipster Max J. recently shared some information about Sony’s upcoming Xperia phone that might feature a six-lens rear camera setup. In addition to that, the smartphone may also feature a dual-lens front-facing camera setup.
As far as the camera specifications are concerned, the six rear cameras on the new Xperia smartphone might be comprised of 20MP, 8MP, 48MP, 12MP, 16MP, and 0.5MP sensors.
The 0.5MP camera is reportedly a ToF sensor. On the other hand, five sensors reportedly feature the same f/2.4 aperture. That said, the 48MP and 12MP cameras might sport the variable aperture feature and these sensors can come down to f/1.2 aperture.
The six lenses on this device will allow users to capture high-quality photos at different focal lengths.
As for the dual front-facing camera setup, this smartphone may feature a 0.3MP ToF sensor and a second 10MP sensor.
Why Have A Six-Lens Rear Camera Smartphone?
You might be wondering what’s the purpose of incorporating six camera sensors on a smartphone. Well, we can expect these six sensors to be a mixture of RGB and monochrome lenses. These lenses will ensure high-quality depth-of-field in photos.
Furthermore, we can expect two out of these six lenses to be an ultra-wide lens and a telephoto lens. Lastly, the 0.3MP time-of-flight camera will help enhance the depth and AR effects.
Smartphone photography is definitely going to a new horizon. The cameras on these pocket-sized devices are getting better every passing day. Do share your favourite smartphone photographs on Instagram and tag us (@techworm) for a chance to get featured on our stories.
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