2H 2017: China: Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi and Gionee to launch smartphones with dual-lens cameras.
China-based smartphone vendors including Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi and Gionee will follow the steps of domestic rival Huawei to launch smartphones with dual-lens cameras in the second half of 2017.
Gionee is expected to begin volume production of its first dual-lens model in May, while both Oppo and Vivo will start producing comparable models in the second half of 2017.
Taiwan-based camera module makers Largan Precision and Genius Electronic Optial, and China-based rivals Sunny Optical, O-film Tech and Truly Optoelectronics will benefit from the rising popularity of dual-lens cameras
For example, Truly Optoelectronics is selling its dual-lens modules to Oppo, Vivo and Gionee, while O-film is shipping its products to Xiaomi.
Truly Optoelectronics plans to ramp up capacity for its dual-lens modules to four million units a month in July, up from three million units currently, in order to meet increasing demand.