Over the past few years, there have been significant improvements in the developments of full-screen devices. We have seen multiple designs that all seek to improve the screen-to-body ratio of smartphones. The notch design, waterdrop design, punch-hole design, pop-up camera, thin bezels, retro mechanical structure, and several other designs all seek to improve the display. The latest now is the under-display camera. As of now, this technology is not quite ready. However, many manufacturers are gearing up to use this technology. According to recent reports, a Redmi smartphone may use this technology soon.
Major smartphone brands have been individually developing the under-screen camera technology. In September last year, ZTE took the lead in launching the under-screen camera technology in the industry. After nearly a year, the under-screen camera technology is yet to see an explosion. After the ZTE Axon 20 5G, we are yet to see another smartphone with this technology. According to reports, the Axon 20 5G may have arrived a bit too early. Early reviews claim that the company is not on par with standards. This means that the company has a lot of work to do to improve the performance of the camera.
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Redmi smartphone with under-display camera to arrive next year
According to a recent post from popular Weibo leakster, @DCS, a Redmi smartphone with an under-screen technology is on the way. His Weibo post also shows that this device supports a 6.7-inch display with a FHD+ resolution. Of course, this is the engineering model of this device. Furthermore, it supports a high refresh rate and will be official next year.
Some netizens speculate that this new smartphone may be the Redmi K50 series. It is worth noting that Xiaomi expects to mass-produce commercial under-screen camera technology in the second half of this year. The first model to use this technology may be in the MIX series.
In addition, Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 will also use an under-screen camera. This technology appears to be the best solution in the full-screen era. The application of under-screen camera technology will finally bring the era of punch-hole screens to a successful conclusion. However, manufacturers have to perfect the shooting capability of the camera. If the camera performance is not up to par, then we might just still be tucked with the punch-hole solution.
What do you think about the under-screen camera technology? Do you think the likes of Samsung and Xiaomi can upgrade the technology better than ZTE? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below