ZTE has already announced that it plans to launch the first mass-produced 5G-enabled smartphone with an under-display camera in China subsequent month, and now the corporate has shared new photos that give us a greater understanding of what that telephone’s display screen may really look like (via Dutch website Tweakers).
In the render at the highest of this publish, you’ll be able to see that the telephone, which shall be known as the ZTE Axon 20 5G, has no seen camera up prime — no gap punch, no notch. The render was shared by ZTE’s president of cell gadgets Ni Fei on Chinese social media network Weibo.
And on this subsequent render, additionally shared by Fei on Weibo, you may get an thought of what that no-camera display screen may look like whereas it’s powered on. It appears fairly clear, for those who ask me, even with that trace of backside bezel. (There’s at all times the possibility that one of many black dots representing different sorts of cameras might be an precise seen camera on the Axon 20 5G, however that appears unlikely given what ZTE has already claimed in regards to the upcoming telephone.)
ZTE isn’t the first to speak about an under-display camera — numerous telephone producers have been pursuing the expertise, together with Oppo and Xiaomi. But it’s nonetheless unclear if these cameras will work in addition to what you is perhaps used to on your iPhone or Pixel. Engadget stated the under-screen selfie camera in an Oppo prototype had “room for improvement in terms of clarity and color accuracy” back in June 2019, and we don’t know yet if ZTE’s new camera could have related points.
ZTE additionally hasn’t stated if the Axon 20 5G will launch wherever exterior China, so if an under-screen selfie camera is one thing you’ve been ready for and also you don’t dwell there, you may need to attend a bit longer to strive one out.