In pursuit of an immersive display and creativity, smartphone companies designed various front displays. However, the hole-punches or pop-up selfie cameras will be short-lived. Major smartphone makers are already mulling more creative ways to avoiding the notch for an all screen display. Recently, OPPO and Xiaomi showed off prototypes of their under-screen cameras technology. It is an advancement from the weird notches and punch-hole cameras. Now, Huawei’s Honor brand has confirmed it is working on similar tech. There still is no word out about the release of Xiaomi’s prototype. The Chinese firm also recently patented a device with similar tech. So knowing Xiaomi, it obviously won’t just end at the prototype level.
OPPO might beat everybody to innovation
While it might take a while before we finally get to see the new tech in an actual smartphone, OPPO can surprise us with an under-display camera. Whether we want it or not, more and more phone maker will in the coming months begin to showcase a prototype of their smartphones with the same technology. Huawei Honor brand has already revealed it has a prototype device with an .
Huawei Honor’s Display
Honor president George Zhao made the revelation earlier today but hinted that the technology isn’t ripe yet to feature in any Honor phone tipped for unveiling in the coming months, instead Honor devices will continue to rely on the punch hole display which first featured in the Honor View 20 launched earlier this year. It’s likely that Honor’s in-display camera solution might not arrive until sometime in 2020.
The South Korean tech giant, said its Infinity-O Display, used in Galaxy S10, is a “milestone” for its display technology, although going forward it will showcase a “full screen” look for upcoming smartphones indicating that it will be pushing cameras and sensors beneath the screens soo, though that might not happen in the next 1-2 years.