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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]