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LG has once again proved its creative talent in showcasing technologies that may see the light in near future. Recently, the company trademarked three names which are speculated to be the names for its foldable smartphone. Now, the South Korean electronics giant has filed for a patent which mentions 16 rear cameras on the back. Not only that, the way they are placed could change the way we do smartphone photography.

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The patent reveals the 16 cameras to be placed in a 4 x 4 placement but in a convex or concave manner. The result of this weird concept is that each camera will see the scene from a different angle. Later, a full image can be formed by stitching the images from the different cameras.

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The patent also provides multiple real-world scenarios where it would be useful. It shows photographing people and later replacing the face of multiple persons with the best angle. The software can also use a face from a photo taken previously.

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Since we cannot use this camera to take selfies, LG has provided an old-school solution of placing a mirror near the camera or they could provide a secondary display. The selfie camera may still be there for video calling purposes. The patent does not stop there and mentions using loudspeaker on the back and combining with a loudspeaker on the front for producing wide stereo sounds.

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The technology has immense potential and it would be a waste not to build a smartphone using this. However, it would certainly bring a couple of challenges to it. The curvature means an increase in the width of the smartphone and we will think twice before keeping it on a rough surface. Before you get excited, the concept is likely in its earliest stages and LG is not going to launch a market-ready smartphone with 16 cameras anytime soon.

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