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ZTE Axon 30 coming Sept 9 for $499 and up (under-display camera and all)

After launching in China last month, the ZTE Axon 30 smartphone will be available globally September 9th. Prices in the US start at $499, while customers in the UK and Europe will be able to pick up the phone for £429 or €499, respectively. The phone’s stand-out features are its all-screen design thanks to a 6.92 inch, […]

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Oppo says its new under-display camera snaps better photos

Oppo is showing off an update to its under-screen smartphone camera technology, which it says can take better photos while also maintaining screen consistency. It’s the latest salvo in the ongoing war on screen bezels, which first resulted in smartphones with camera notches and then cameras with punch hole displays. Most recently, we’ve started to […]

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ZTE Axon 30 with under-display camera launches in China (global launch in September)

The ZTE Axon 30 is a smartphone with a 6.9 inch OLED display featuring a 120 Hz refresh rate, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor, a 4,200 mAh battery and 55W fast charging support. There are four cameras on the back of the phone, but it’s the front-facing camera that makes the Axon 30 stand out. The […]

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ZTE’s 2nd-gen under-display camera looks better (but may not take better pictures)

As promised, the first company to release a phone with an under-display selfie camera is showing off its 2nd-gen version of the technology. ZTE says its new camera uses structured light technology that enables you to unlock a phone using 3D facial recognition. And the new under-display camera blends into the screen better than before. […]

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Samsung’s under-glass camera may debut in laptops rather than smartphones

The first smartphone with under-glass cameras that snap photos and shoot video through the display arrived late last year and early reviews of the ZTE Axon 20 5G’s selfie camera are… mixed at best. But the technology holds a lot of promise since it could provide device makers a way to release products that don’t […]

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ZTE Axon 20 5G with under-display camera goes on sale for $449

The ZTE Axon 20 5G is the first commercially available smartphone with an under-glass selfie camera. First released in China this fall, the phone is now available for purchase internationally. Sort of. In order to order the smartphone, you’ll need to sign up for the company’s New Vision Club, get an invitation code, and live […]

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ZTE Axon 20 5G goes (sort of) global Dec 21, under-glass camera and all

The first smartphone with an under-glass selfie camera went on sale in China in September, but the ZTE Axon 20 5G wasn’t widely available in other regions at the time. That will change soon. ZTE has announced that the phone will be available in parts of Europe, the Middle East, and Asia starting December 21. […]

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First phone with under-display camera: ZTE Axon 20 5G launches in China for $320 and up

The war on smartphone bezels has led smartphone makers to release phones with pop-up selfie cameras, cut holes in the display, or stick with old-fashioned notches. But a few companies are trying something different: hiding the camera under the display. Now the first phone with an under-display camera is ready to go on sale. The ZTE […]

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Xiaomi smartphones with invisible under-display cameras coming in 2021

The war for slim bezels has led to the proliferation of smartphones with hole-punch cut-outs in the screen to accommodate front-facing cameras. A few companies have come up with novel solutions that provide an all-screen experience, including pop-up cameras, flip-around cameras, and under-display cameras. But that last solution usually means you’re stuck with a grainy […]