Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi is reportedly working on a new smartphone with a periscope lens.
As per a report by a Chinese publication MyDrivers citing the company’s recent application carrying titled ‘Camera Components and Electronic Devices’, it appeared to be working on a device with a periscope lens.
The patent carries an application number CN201822150093.2, dated December 20, 2018, which was released to the public a 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 64MP Samsung ISOCELL GW1 sensor.
Flagship smartphones from Chinese brands, namely the Huawei P30 Pro and Oppo Reno 10X Zoom have already used a periscope lens to enhance photography experience.