US 10,893,177 B2
Electronic device with retractable camera module
Shih-Kuo Tsai, New Taipei (TW); and Chia-Hsin Chang, New Taipei (TW)
Assigned to Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc., New Taipei (TW)
Filed by Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc., New Taipei (TW)
Filed on Dec. 3, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/701,451.
Claims priority of application No. 2018 1 1467376 (CN), filed on Dec. 3, 2018.
Prior Publication US 2020/0177779 A1, Jun. 4, 2020
Int. Cl. H04N 5/225 (2006.01); H04M 1/02 (2006.01)
CPC H04N 5/225251 (2018.08) [H04M 1/0264 (2013.01); H04N 5/2252 (2013.01); H04N 5/2256 (2013.01); H04N 5/2257 (2013.01); H04M 2250/20 (2013.01)] 10 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An electronic device, comprising:
a body; and
a camera module comprising:
a drive assembly comprising a driver and a first connecting block connected to the driver, the driver being configured to drive the first connecting block to linearly move toward or away from the driver;
a camera assembly comprising a camera bracket and a second connecting block connected to the camera bracket; and
a first connecting rod, wherein one end of the first connecting rod connects to the first connecting block, and the other end of the first connecting rod connects to the second connecting block; the first connecting block is configured to drive the first connecting rod to move in a circular motion during a linear movement of the first connecting block, thereby causing the camera bracket to be received in the body.