Oppo may release a smartphone with 10x optical zoom this month

Oppo announced that on January 16th it will hold the “OPPO 2019 Future Technology Communication Conference”. The tagline for this conference is “Ten for the See”, which hints at a smartphone that has a 10x optical zoom. Under normal circumstances, we would be skeptical of such claims, but last month it was leaked that Oppo has a patent for such a device and they already had a prototype of a smartphone with 5x lossless zoom back in 2017. The patent…