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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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ZTE’s 2nd-gen under-display camera is coming soon (hopefully it’s better than the first)

The first smartphone with an under-display selfie camera went on sale late last year. And while the ZTE Axon 20 5G is a remarkable looking phone that has slim bezels and no hole or notch in the display for the camera, it turns out that it’s not very good at actually taking pictures using the hidden […]

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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 […]

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Lilbits: Intel Tiger Lake chips, ZTE’s in-display camera, and more

We already have a pretty good idea of what to expect from Intel’s next-gen 10nm chips. The company has provided some details about its upcoming “Tiger Lake” architecture with “Intel Xe” integrated graphics. But today we got an idea of what to expect from a Tiger Lake laptop thanks to a mistake/leak on the HP […]

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Oppo’s smartphone prototype has under-glass camera, no ports or buttons

Some smartphones are already shipping with in-display fingerprint sensors rather than visible sensors on the front, back, or sides of the phone. Soon we may see phones with in-display cameras as well. Chinese device maker Oppo revealed that it was developing an under-glass smartphone camera earlier this year. This week the company showed off the […]

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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 […]