Specifically, it’s talking about the Time of Flight sensor and the REAL3 camera system provided by German firm Infineon Technologies that will provide depth data to enhance the front-facing photo-taking experience. The sensor scatters infrared light and receives echoes back to generate a cloud of depth points.
Device renders leaked by our partners at XDA-Developers first suggested the possibility of a change to the selfie camera setup from previous LG flagships.
All told, expect to see the G8 push harder on facial authentication and Animoji-like features as Apple does with its TrueDepth system on current iPhones. It is expected to launch at an event on February 24.