LG to Unveil New Optical Smartphone Camera to Free Zooming Capabilities at CES 2023

LG’s new zoom camera module also is thinner, reducing smartphone camera bump. LG has created a ground-breaking new telephoto camera function for smartphones that would allow users to zoom from a long distance without sacrificing image or video quality. On Tuesday, a company announced of there Optical Telephoto Zoom Camera Module, stating that the new zoom lens will perform similar telescopic functions to a DSLR camera, resulting in clean image quality also when zooming to 4x or 9x ranges. LG Innotek, LG’s electronic components subsidiary, announced that the new optical zoom camera will be fully revealed at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2023.

According to a press release from LG Innotek, a new camera would be mounted on the back of a smartphone and will enable zoom while filming for all magnifications ranging from 4x to 9x with a single camera module.

Existing telephoto lenses even make for optical zoom during filming at certain fixed magnifications, to digital zoom used in between. To film high-definition videos at different magnifications, smartphones will have to mount multiple zoom cameras.

LG’s new camera, on the other hand, does the same thing in a single module, freeing up space on a phone at other components and improving battery efficiency, according to the company.

LG created a new zoom actuator for to there new optical zoom camera, which moves a lens to change a focal length. According to the company, an actuator provides more accurate or faster zooming capabilities. Its camera module will also include OIS.

At last, LG Innotek claims that of there new camera module can be thinner than previous modules, reducing the dreaded camera bump. The company also stated that it is cooperating with Qualcomm to bring software improvements such as auto-focus, auto-exposure, or auto-white balance to a camera and for Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 platform.

A new camera module may soon be included in major smartphones, and LG plans to unveil it at CES 2023, which begins on January 5.