Xiaomi is a renowned brand in the smartphone industry. The company is known to offer multiple devices at every range from entry-level to premium grade flagships. The Chinese OEM has managed to incorporate the latest trends relatively quick with devices such as the Redmi K20 series with its popup camera. Now, Xiaomi is reportedly planning on releasing smartphones with an in-display punch hole selfie camera.
Xiaomi has jumped on many of the trending bandwagons of the year like using in display fingerprint scanner and full body display. However, no punch hole selfie camera has yet been seen from the company. Back in February, Xiaomi was reported to have filed patents for [...]
In order to maximise the screen-to-body ratio on a smartphone, OEMs started embracing design changes like a notch. Even though Apple was not first company to launch the a smartphone with a notch, iPhone X from 2017 made this design change much more acceptable to the general public. As it seemed, displays with notch on top were here to stay, companies including Samsung and Huawei launched devices with punch hole (1,2). Surprisingly, users quickly got accustomed to handsets with this type of display as well.
Although the punch hole is widely accepted, there is no doubt that this cutout in the [...]
A glimpse of LG’s upcoming smartphone was seen through a patent granted by the Turkish Patent Institute. The device in question is reported to sport a punch-hole front-facing camera. This would mark the first time LG is planning to use this form of bezel reduction method for an all screen device.
According to the schematics, the smartphone will sport a punch-hole camera in the top left corner of the screen. The front panel is devoid of any seems apart from bezels on the top alongside an earpiece with necessary sensors and a buttonless bottom. The back, however, is a familiar design that has already been seen before. LG V40 ThinQ is clearly used as an inspiration [...]
Korean electronics Giant, Samsung launched the Galaxy S10 lineup of smartphones last month which are packed with top tier specifications. Out of all the remarkable features, one evident feature that stands out is the punch hole selfie camera. This feature has allowed Samsung to manufacture smartphones that have a considerably high screen-to-body ratio. As of now, Samsung has only released a handful of smartphones with a punch hole camera, a fresh report claims that the company wants to push the boundaries of this technology even further. According to a senior Samsung executive, the company is working towards developing a smartphone with an invisible punch hole [...]
Punch Hole display cameras are all the rage these days. It wouldn’t be wrong to call it the leading trend of 2019. There have been lesser bezels, notches and various solutions to reach to the bezel less future. Many smartphone makers are busy trying to innovate with the trend. Now, Xiaomi also is hopping on the punch hole display bandwagon and may launch a device with the said feature soon, according to patent documents.
The patent filed by Xiaomi is for dual camera in the punch hole display. The patent was filed on January 29, 2019 in the Global Design Database of the WIPO. It stands for World Intellectual Property Office. The patent consists of 24 [...]
Oppo is a company that has a track record of launching unconventional and unique smartphones. The company launched the Oppo N1 smartphone that had a swivel style camera module which could be used as both the front and rear cameras. Another strange smartphone that the company launched was the Oppo Find X that had a motorised concealing camera. A leaked patent claims that the company is readying a smartphone with an edge-to-edge display and a punch-hole selfie camera.Oppo Patent Details
On 18 January 2019 Oppo was granted a patent by WIPO (World Intellectual Property Office) for a smartphone with an uncommon feature. The patent reveals a smartphone with a [...]
Apple was one of the first companies to launch a smartphone with a display notch. The notch was first seen on the iPhone X which was launched in the year 2017. This year Apple launched three new devices, the iPhone XS, the iPhone XS Max, and the iPhone XR; all of which have a notch display. Although Apple’s notch raised a few eyebrows initially, a lot of Android OEMs have incorporated it on their smartphones. Several Android smartphone manufacturers are experimenting with different shapes and sizes of the notch.The Future Of The Notch
OnePlus, another leader in the smartphone industry launched the OnePlus 6 with a narrow notch in the display. Its successor, the OnePlus [...]