Huawei developing camera phone with under-screen camera

Huawei developing camera phone with under-screen camera
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It's recently been revealed that Huawei has been working on a camera phone with an under-screen camera, which would erase the need for the traditional punch-hole notch on the selfie screen that most camera phones use. Huawei is far from the only manufacturer that's working on this exciting concept, as the concept of under-screen cameras has been explored by other manufacturers as well.

In June 2019 Chinese camera phone manufacturers Xiaomi and Oppo displayed a prototype phone with a selfie camera incorporated under the screen. Unfortunately, this prototype wasn't quite good enough to be put into production, as the under-screen camera didn't let enough light in. 

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