According to report, The Chinese smartphone manufacturer company Xiaomi is working on a new smartphone with a periscope lens.
According to a report of Chinese Publication MyDrivers, citing the company’s recent application with State Intellectual Property Office of China with the title “Camera Components and Electronic Devices”, it appeared to be working on a device with periscope camera.
The patent carries an application number CN201822150093.2, dated December 20, 2018, which was released to the public few days back. It is not yet known in which of its upcoming smartphones will Xiaomi use this new technology. As it is a premium feature, one can expect it to be used by a high-end smartphone such as the Mi Mix 4.
Recently various speculations have also hinted that an upcoming smartphone from the company might use a 64-megapixel Samsung ISOCELL GW1 sensor. Of course, as is the case with all patents – it is uncertain whether Xiaomi is just developing this technology to patent it, or whether it will actually bring it to an upcoming smartphone.