10 July 2019
Update: June 24, 2019
It’s already known that Oppo will introduce its first, in fact, the world’s first under-display camera phone on June 26 at MWC 2019 Shanghai. And, now it has come up with a teaser which shows a glimpse of the phone and once again tells when the device is getting launched.
The 15-second preview of the phone shows the trend of the phones that Oppo followed in the past or what has changed in all those years. Starting from the thick bezels to Oppo Reno’s wedge-like pop-up mechanism for the selfie camera, Oppo has been there. It was the first to showcase a rotating camera and now it will become the first to come with an under-display camera phone. It was just snappier glimpse of all these phones. The insider Xiaomishka managed to share this teaser with the tech world.
#Oppo #OPPOReno #Xiaomi— Xiaomishka (@xiaomishka) June 24, 2019
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Original Post (June 19, 2019)
Earlier this month, Brian Shen, Vice President of Oppo showcased the company’s first attempt on under-display camera technology. It’s unknown exactly when such smartphones will land in the market but it’s good to note that the companies have been trying new solutions for a completely bezel-less profile.
These new kinds of smartphones will take some time to ripe but Oppo may be ready to showcase it to the world on a broader level. That’s why it will be participating in the MWC 2019 Shanghai event to exhibit its tech to the public. The event will be held from 26th June to June 29th and the company has announced its participation in it. Also, the poster released by the company is enough to put hints that it will be showcasing its under-display camera technology at the conference.
The under-display camera will keep those notches, hole-punches, pop-ups, or sliding mechanism away. The camera is placed under the display and there will be no visible bezel or placeholder above the display.
Last week, the company’s R&D team shared when they actually started working on it and what complications may arrive. According to Oppo, the company started studying under-screen cameras as early as 2017. It even said the biggest difficulty in implementing an under-display camera is that no one has ever done it.
Note that Oppo isn’t the only one working on this type of smartphone, Xiaomi also teased its smartphone at the same time. And long before them, Huawei showed its idea of bringing an in-display camera tech to the smartphones.
Currently, there are no details on this smartphone but Oppo may reveal some key things during the MWC 2019 event in Shanghai.