What does 55mm mean on camera?

The focal length of your lens is in millimetres (mm) on the lens. Your camera lens may or may not have the “mm” printed on it. You will see a number, a slash, and another number (# / #). The second number is the focal length. A lens stamped 1.8 / 55 means that the focal length is a fixed 55mm.

What does 55mm mean?

Technically speaking, the focal length of a lens is the distance between the lens and the back of the camera, where the image is formed. For example, in a 55mm lens, there are 55 millimeters between the lens and the camera’s image sensor.

What is 5P in camera?

When a manufacturer lists 5P lens, the P stands for plastic. More than one lens element are combined to offset dispersion. The light then reaches the Sensor assembly, which includes an IR filter, VCM motor for focusing, maybe a gyro sensor (for OIS) and the CMOS sensor itself.

What do mm mean in camera lenses?

Millimeters, or “mm” for short, is the standard unit of measurement for the focal length of a lens. So when you see “mm” following a number or a pair of numbers on a lens, you will know that the number refers to the focal length (single number) or focal range (pair of numbers).

What does 50 mm mean in photography?

50mm lenses are fast lenses with a fast maximum aperture. The most basic 50mm lenses are typically F1. 8 – a very wide aperture. This means they are great for low-light photography (e.g. low-light portraiture or indoor shooting) as they allow more light into the camera’s sensor.

What does 6P lens mean?

Nexus 6P camera hardware The big size means the Nexus 6P camera relatively more detail, more light (if the lens is same) and has potential to bring out better colours in images. The phone also has a 6-piece lens with F2. 0 aperture, which is not as wide as F1. 7 in Galaxy S7 but is adequate.

What is 7P lens?

“Upcoming iPhone devices are expected to feature 7P lens modules, which will prompt Android smartphone vendors to follow suit and heat up competition among Taiwanese and Chinese optical lens module makers, according to industry sources.”