If it hasn’t felt like the triple-camera smartphone phenomenon has hit you between the eyes, get ready to feel the full brunt of it coming up — at least that’s what one components maker is betting on.

Taiwan-based Largan Precision, a major Apple partner supplying optics to iPhone cameras, has reportedly spent more than US$91 million last month acquiring land for up to 21,000 square meters of production space. Digitimes reports that the company has made four property purchases since July 2017.

The company reported a 20 percent drop in revenues and profit last quarter thanks to depressed iPhone sales, but is preparing to pick up more orders from Chinese smartphone companies like Huawei, OPPO and vivo. Samsung is also said to be a target.

Largan is adapting new products to 3D depth-sensing cameras and optical fingerprint sensors underneath displays while scaling up production of conventional triple-camera setups with different focal lengths in mind.




Jules Wang is News Editor for Pocketnow and one of the hosts of the Pocketnow Weekly Podcast. He came onto the team in 2014 as an intern editing and producing videos and the podcast while he was studying journalism at Emerson College. He graduated the year after and entered into his current position at Pocketnow, full-time.

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