In the world of smartphones, we’ve seen makers adopt various concepts to not let the front cam hinder the visual experience. ZTE’s brand-new mobile phone beats everybody to the punch with a solution that is going to be mainstream in the future.
The ZTE Axon 20 5G is the first mobile phone with an under-display electronic camera. The Selfie shooter, which generally lives in a notch or some sort of pop-up system, is now embedded under the display to vanish whenever not in requirement. This was attained by creating a special movie covering in the layers over the camera which is more transmissive than normal displays. Other optimizations were also made to reduce the disparity in the colour rendition in the small spot. There’s also a light perception sensing unit together with the cam.
These combine to achieve a 6.92- inch OLED display with no notches or obtrusions whatsoever. It has a resolution of 2,460 x 1,080(205:9) with a refresh rate of 90 Hz and 10- bit colour output. Needless to say, it is a very high panel.
On the inside, the ZTE Axon 20 5G is powered by the Snapdragon 765 G chipset, with as much as 8GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage capacity. As the name recommends, the phone is likewise 5G-capable, thanks to the integrated Snapdragon X52 modem.
The selfie cam has a resolution of 32 MP, while the back sports 4 other cams – a 64 MP main camera, an 8MP ultra-wide lens, a 2MP depth sensor and a 2MP macro shooter. The battery is rated at 4,220 mAh and supports 30 W wired charging over USB Type-C.
The ZTE Axon 20 5G is presently available only in China. It begins at CNY 2,198(~ Rs 24,000) for the base version with 6GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage, and goes up to CNY 2,498(~ Rs 27,000) for the 8GB/128 GB variant and CNY 2,798(~ Rs 30,000) for the 8GB/256 GB model. No details were shared about global schedule.