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ZTE Axon 20 5G, First Phone with an Under-Display Selfie Camera

ZTE Axon 20 5G

Within the race to release the number one phone with an under-display selfie camera. ZTE Axon 20 5G is already celebrating the victory. The agency on Sunday, 16th of August, introduced that it will debut the world’s first under-display camera smartphone in the form of ZTE Axon 20 5G on the primary of September.

The under-display selfie camera has been a hotly contested development for smartphone makers in the recent months while the likes of Xiaomi, Oppo, and Huawei all teasing their various takes it’s a development that could spell the depth of the notch punch hole and the pop-up selfie camera too.

This technology isn’t without its challenges though there’s no secret the reason may be many brands have looked at selfie cameras being hidden under the display is to give you a hundred percent of the full screen, no holds, no notches, but as we have always known, those lovely displays packed with pixels don’t let a lot of light into the sensor.

Redmi general manager Lu Weibing in January remarked that under displaced selfie cameras were impossible at the time due to high density or Led panels used on modern smartphones. This is because these tightly packed pixels meant the camera lying beneath them couldn’t receive the light required to produce decent images. At the same time, lower-resolution panels could be used instead; however, this could be seen as regression rather than progress.

Nevertheless, it seems that ZTE has found some way to eliminate these issues or at least feels confident enough that the current technology is adequate. However, it’s not clear who will supply ZTE  with the under-screen selfie cameras put the first solution was recently placed into mass production by Chinese form Vision ox.

ZTE Axon 20 5G: Specs & Features

Beyond the selfie camera, ZTE remains silent on Axon 20 5G actual specifications. Although we got some previous thinner listing along with rumors leaks which have revealed quite a bit the station

ZTE Axon 20 5G is expected to feature 6.92 Inches full HD plus OLED display with 1080 by 2460 pixels. It will be powered by an Octa-core processor clocked at 2.4 gigahertz, which could be snapdragon 765G soc it will not compete with flagship smartphones in performance the smartphone will boot to Android 10. There also might be three variants based on the Ram capacities 6, 8, and 12 Gigabytes along with 64, 128, and 256 Gigabytes storage variants.

Besides, the smartphone may feature four rear cameras consisting of 64 megapixels of the primary camera, 8 megapixels of ultra-wide, and a couple of 2-megapixel cameras. The front camera will be placed under the screen and is supposed to have a 32-megapixel sensor. Also, the phone backed by a Li-Ion 4120 mAh battery + Fast charging 18W + Quick Charge 4+.

Price and Availability

ZTE Axon 20 5G has been priced rather attractively in China

  • 2,198 CNY (around . 322 USD) for the 6GB+128GB
  • 2,498 CNY (around . 366 USD) for the 8GB+128GB
  • 2,798 CNY (around . 410 USD) for the 8GB+256GB

While ZTE is all set to bring an in-display camera in smartphones, another Chinese tech from Huawei is also reportedly working on the launching and all-screen fingerprint sensor tech along with an in-display camera. While Samsung and Apple wait until the tech is mature enough to appear on their flagships, other brands spin up new devices that sometimes don’t even make out of their home region.

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