Samsung in advanced talks to acquire firm behind 10x optical zoom tech

Cameras with optical zoom are already the norm and not head-turning highlights, but there’s lots of room for further improvement and growth as showcased by a few Chinese juggernauts which are showing Apple and Samsung that 2x optical zoom just doesn’t cut it anymore. Chief among these is Chinese giant Oppo, which recently showcased a 10x lossless optical zoom solution that could potentially be a game-changer for the camera industry.

We just heard that Samsung is reportedly in very “advanced talks” of acquiring Israeli company Corephotonics for $150-$160 million, which happens to have more …

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