Xiaomi develops a new retractable lens technology: increases light input by 300%


At the Xiaomi Developer Conference, Zeng Xuezhong, Xiaomi’s VP, and president of the mobile phone department revealed a new technology from the company. He gave a speech at the conference. At the end of the speech, he released Xiaomi’s new camera technology: a retractable large-aperture lens. According to reports, the technology draws on professional cameras and independently develops telescopic camera technology. This technology can achieve better optical effects in a limited size.

According to the data from Zeng Xuezhong, the amount of light received by the super-large aperture has been increased by 300%. With the introduction of its new anti-shake technology, the picture is more stable. Furthermore, the image clarity increases by about 20%. At present, the technology has achieved miniaturization and can be used in mobile phones. He said that this technology will meet with users in the near future.

Furthermore, he claims that Xiaomi is among the top 5 smartphone manufacturers in 50 countries and regions. It is available in 47 high-end markets (per capita GDP over 10,000 US dollars), with a total shipment volume of over 62.4 million units. In terms of foreign high-end smartphone sales,  its shipments in the 500-700 euro price range is expected to increase by nearly 300% this year. For the price range above 700 euros, its shipments will grow by more than 300%.

In the construction of the R&D system, Xiaomi has invested more than 10 billion yuan in R&D this year. Presently, its patents globally exceed 16,000 (55% domestically, 45% overseas). The company also has over 3,200 patents related to 5G standards. It plans to establish ten global R&D centers and will recruit 5,000 engineers. The investment will be in billions. 

Xiaomi to mass-produce multiple massive technologies next year

According to information from @DigitalChatStation, Xiaomi will mass-produce multiple new technologies next year. The Weibo post shows that the company will mass-produce  the following technologies

  • On-Screen camera technology
  • 200W fast charging technology
  • Internal foldable smartphones
  • 2K display smartphones
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Xiaomi MIX 4 not coming anytime soon

Furthermore, @DigitalChatStation claims that Xiaomi will not add to its Mi MIX series this year. According to his post, “Don’t wait for MIX for now, there is no mass production information for this series”. Recall that after the release of the Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 in 2018, there has been no other smartphone in the MIX series. So, if you are enthusiastic about a new MIX smartphone, it may be wise to reduce the enthusiasm.

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