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[* black] With the phone now fully open, we head straight for the cameras. First out is the new [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Periscope|periscope-style|new_window=true] camera module that is said to make up to 50x zoom possible.
[* icon_note] Instead of resorting to a [https://www.amazon.com/Cell-Phone-Camera-Lens-Photography/dp/B07L86SX4L/|massive camera bump|new_window=true], this module is rotated 90° from the aperture, laying flat in the phone with a prism refracting the light onto the sensor.
[* red] But wait—it seems this module isn't used between 1x-5x zoom, coming into play beyond 5x zoom only.
[* black] The P30 Pro has five cameras in total (top to bottom): Atotal. Starting at top left: a 20 MP ultra-wide-angle, a 40 MP wide-angle with the Time-of-Flight camera next to it, the 8 MP telephoto, and of course at top right is the front-facing camera with an impressive 32 MP.
[* black] The P30 Pro has five cameras in total (top to bottom): Atotal. Starting at top left: a 20 MP ultra-wide-angle, a 40 MP wide-angle with the Time-of-Flight camera next to it, the 8 MP telephoto, and of course at top right is the front-facing camera with an impressive 32 MP.
[* icon_note] Interestingly, the 40 MP camera sensor switched from an RGGB (Red/Green/Green/Blue) [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayer_filter|bayer filter|new_window=true] to a RYYB (Red/Yellow/Yellow/Blue) pattern. This pattern is said to increase light sensitivity, and could help with contrast since they ditched the monochrome sensor from last year's [guide|104605|P20 Pro|stepid=201984|new_window=true].