MyDrivers reports that this new liquid lens know-how could also be built-in into the Huawei P50 collection subsequent yr. This new know-how was patented by Huawei on December 25 final yr and introduced in April this yr. It is predicted to be mass-produced and commercialised subsequent yr. This liquid lens know-how will probably be built-in into the telephoto lens module on the cellphone.
The report explains that conventional zoom lens achieves focus by adjusting the focal size between two fastened focal size lenses. The new know-how will use liquid to focus mild and it’ll change the form of the liquid by passing electrical energy via it to manage imaging. “Huawei’s technical solution can be used to drive the motor of the liquid lens to meet performance requirements such as autofocus and optical image stabilization, while improving the reliability of the motor under abnormal working conditions such as impacts and drops,” the report provides (translated).
This isn’t the primary time that Huawei has been reported to take pleasure in digital camera hardware innovation. It was additionally the primary to introduce a periscope lens on a smartphone – the primary being the Huawei P30 Pro that launched in 2019. This new know-how allowed smartphone makers to combine large zoom lenses with out having the module protrude out of the again body. The periscope lens makes use of a mirror reflection technique to regulate zoom setting earlier than the sunshine hits the picture sensor.
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