A new type of lens technology will enable even the thinnest smartphones to utilize optical zoom.
Smartphone cameras have improved exponentially since their introduction to the world, but one company still believes there’s plenty of room for improvement. That company is DynaOptics and their latest tech is promising to pack optical zoom into more smartphones without adding any bulk to the phones at all.
Mostly due to physical limitations (read: bulky optics), few smartphones have featured optical zoom camera systems. As phones get thinner and thinner, protruding lenses on phones aren’t exactly… popular… and so the optics suffer for the sake of portability and design.
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