Oppo demonstrates the first under-screen smartphone camera

As expected, Oppo is showing off one of the first smartphone camera systems that hides the camera behind the display rather than requiring a cut-out, bezel, or pop-up camera. The new solution could allow for bezel-free smartphones of the future that have no moving parts, but which still let you make video calls or snap […]

Smartphones with cameras hidden in the display could be coming soon

Smartphone bezels have gotten slimmer in recent years as device makers move closer to offering a phone with nothing but a display on the front. But where do you put the front-facing camera on an all-screen smartphone? Over the past few years we’ve seen solutions ranging from notches and holes in the display to pop-up […]

Samsung brings auto-brightness to phones without ambient light sensor

Most high-end smartphones have an ambient light sensor that can be used to determine how bright your phone’s display should be. If you’re in a dimly lit environment, the screen doesn’t need to be very bright to be visible. But if you’re outdoors on a sunny day, the screen brightness should probably be cranked way […]

Nubia X is has no front camera (and a second screen on the back)

For the past year or two device makers have been trying to find ways to reduce the size of smartphone bezels and increase the screen-to-body ratio. That’s given rise to phones with notches and slide-out cameras. But Nubia’s new phone wins the prize for the most unusual solution. As expected, the Nubia X doesn’t need […]

Samsung Galaxy A8 brings slim bezels, dual-front cameras, Gear VR to mid-range phones

Samsung’s Galaxy A8 smartphones are usually a step behind the company’s Galaxy S devices in terms of specs, while still offering premium design. elements. Now the company has unveiled its Galaxy A8 lineup and true to form they have less powerful processors and lower-resolution displays than the company’s Galaxy S9 phones. But they bring new […]

Asus Zenfone 4, Zenfone 4 Selfie, and Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro show up on Asus France website

Asus seems to have at least three more Zenfone 4 series smartphones on the way. While the company hasn’t made any official announcements yet, product listings for the Asus Zenfone 4, Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie, and Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro have been posted to the Asus France website. The new phones join a growing […]

Vivo V5 Plus smartphone has dual cameras… on the front

There are a growing number of smartphones with dual camera systems on the back of the phone, allowing you to adjust depth, apply optical zoom effects, or snap special photos in other ways. But the Vivo V5 Plus is one of the first phones I’m aware of to feature dual cameras on the front. I guess […]