Xiaomi Periscope lens patent exposure
According to China’s State Intellectual Property Office information display, Xiaomi company has applied for a periscope- type camera module design patent, the patent application on December 20, 2018, and on July 2, 2019 Authorized publicity. Application number is CN201822150093.2.
The patent abstract shows that the camera assembly described in the Xiaomi patent scheme includes a main lens + at least one periscope auxiliary lens. A periscope auxiliary lens is provided by arranging a main lens for the camera assembly and at least one periscope auxiliary lens whose optical axis is perpendicular to the optical axis of the main lens, and fitting the light entrance of the periscope auxiliary lens to the light exit of the main lens It can realize different zoom magnifications with the main lens without increasing the thickness of the main lens, which improves the zoom effect, user interest and user experience of the camera components and the electronic devices using the camera components.
It is speculated that Xiaomi’s future flagship model should join this design, it maybe Xiaomi MIX4?