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Light: 16 camera lenses and sensors in a single device

At first glance it looks like a smartphone, with a five-inch touch screen, Wi-Fi and an internal memory of 128 GB. But the L16 developed by the firm Light stands out for the presence of 16 lenses in the back, each equipped with a sensor with a resolution of 13 megapixels.

Light L16

The lenses are grouped according to the focal length, with five modules of 35 mm and 70 mm, together with other six of 150 millimeters. At the time of capture, these lenses made 10 shots simultaneously. In this process, an algorithm is responsible for combining the different catches in a single final image with a resolution of up to 52 megapixels.

The Light L16 in their own way, follow the same steps of equipment such as the Lytro, looking to offer new ways to record images. With different techniques, it seeks to provide greater control over the final edit of the image after capture.

Its creators aim to position itself with a compact and lightweight equipment, but with the benefits of a semi-professional camera models with interchangeable lenses. Light L16 will be available for booking at $1300, but will not be released until the middle of next year.