Light cameras are coming to Xiaomi smartphones via new partnership - Android Authority

Light cameras are coming to Xiaomi smartphones via new partnership????Android AuthorityMulti-lensed cameras powered by Light are coming to Xiaomi smartphones, via a new partnership between the two companies.

Light cameras are coming to Xiaomi smartphones via new partnership - Android Authority

A render of phones powered by Light camera technology.

, the company with a specialty for creating multiple-lensed cameras in small form factors, just announced a new partnership with Chinese smartphone OEM . This means that, at some point in the future, we’re likely to see a Xiaomi smartphone powered by Light technology.

The most recent example of Light’s camera tech is in the , a smartphone with a penta-lens camera on the rear (that’s five lenses!).

Where Light really shines (see what I did there?) is creating software that allows all those lenses to work together. In other words, any smartphone OEM can shove as many lenses as it likes into a device, but getting all those lenses to create something cohesive is the real trick. This is called .