ZTE Axon 20 5G, world’s first under-display camera smartphone goes global on Dec 21

ZTE launched the Axon 20 5G as the world’s first smartphone with an under-display camera back in September. Now, the smartphone is soon going to be launched for the global market on December 21. It will be made available through the official ZTE website in the following markets: EU, UK, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, UAE, Ukraine, Saudi Arabia, and South Africa. However, the company hasn’t announced its price yet and says that it will be revealed via the official website soon.

ZTE says it has achieved a full view display effect while maintaining the same level of performance of the front camera by adapting a special material with high euphotic rates achieved through new organic and inorganic film, which improves light input to the front camera. The phone comes with a dual-control chip and a unique driver circuit that solves synchronization problems of color and conventional displays when

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Oppo files patents for smartphone that folds four times, has under-display camera


Oppo has not yet launched its foldable smartphone but the plan to launch that might still be on. The Chinese company has filed four different patents that show off an interesting design of what could be Oppo’s next foldable phone. The smartphone, as seen in these patents, could fold not one or two but four times, forming into a block when folded for the final time. The existing foldable smartphones from Samsung and Motorola are able to fold once from the middle — either vertically or horizontally. Oppo is taking a different approach to this mechanism that is more like how you fold a paper.

The patents were filed by Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Pvt. Ltd. with the Japan Patent Office (JPO) back in May. But these were approved by the body and published on the website on November 2, which is when Oppo’s tentative plans came to light. The

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