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Rumor | OPPO is not far from its first ever under-display camera smartphone launch

OPPO may preview a device like this very soon. (Source: SparrowsNews via YouTube)
OPPO may preview a device like this very soon. (Source: SparrowsNews via YouTube)
OPPO is one of a handful of OEMs that has confirmed it is working on under-display camera (UDC) technology for the screens of its next-gen smartphone brands. Now, some teasers emanating from the company's native China suggest it is just about to reveal its inaugural UDC device. It may have to compete with devices such as the Xiaomi Mi Mix 4 on its launch

OPPO initally debuted its own take on the under-display camera (UDC) at 2019's Mobile World Congress (MWC 2019). Now, the latest rumors suggest that it is ready to preview the first device based on its advancements in this vein ever since.

The OEM's ability to hide a selfie camera under a smartphone's display have been shown to be fairly effective to date, although its pixel-matrix was visible at some angles. It claims to have improved on its remaining issues in a number of ways, including more transparent material for the active UDC portion of the screen so as to allow more light to hit the sensor underneath.

Then again, these are very similar to the claims ZTE has made for its own second-gen UDC smartphone, the Axon 30. It seems OPPO is now about to nearly catch up with this brand, with a preview of its own inaugural device with this technology tomorrow (August 4, 2021).

A company executive, Liu Bo, may have fanned the flames of this rumor with a Weibo post soliciting fan feedback on what they would value in OPPO's first-gen UDC smartphone. Then again, one wonders what this means for

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Deirdre O'Donnell, 2021-08- 3 (Update: 2021-08- 3)