Samsung Electro-Mechanics, a high-tech electronic manufacturer that provides various parts to Samsung Electronics has confirmed 5x optical zoom camera.
Samsung also provides sample shot from the new camera module with normal zoom, 2x zoom and 5x zoom and all are optical. Since it’s 5x optical, Samsung may include hybrid zoom (Digital + Optical) and full digital zoom at peak of 50x or more.
This new technology may be featured on the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note10. We will have to wait to see how it performs when it’s open for public.