December 20, 2014

Sony details camera technology in Xperia V

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Sony is pretty sure you’re going to like the camera technology that’s found in their new Xperia V smartphone.  Why?  Because it makes for a better image quality than in the past (less haze, parallax issues) as well as a thinner and lighter handset.  The tech is called “sensor-on-lens” and it essentially lets Sony remove an extra layer of glass from the camera.

With the sensor-on-lens touch technology, the phone is also made lighter and thinner, as an extra glass layer is removed (as needed in conventional handset stackups using a discrete touch sensor). This technology also moves the image plane closer to you as a user, which makes it feel like you are actually touching the image itself.

If you’d like to learn more about the sensor-on-lens technology, be sure to check out Sony’s blog.