Google is next pixel The phone may have a camera function under the display. The company has reportedly filed a patent application with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) for a selfie camera in the display. According to a report from LetsGo Digital, the patent was filed last September.
A selfie camera under the display allows manufacturers to reduce the size of a phone’s bezels. This eliminates the need for a notch or punch-hole camera, allowing an edge-to-edge screen.
Smartphone manufacturer ZTE has already launched a phone with a sub-picture camera. It introduced the ZTE Axon 20. Other cellular companies Oppo, Xiaomi and Samsung are expected to release their first one Under-screen camera Phones later that year.
The report says that in-screen camera technology is not that easy to use without sacrificing image quality. According to the patent Google found a solution. It describes a smartphone with a front-facing camera under the display. While there is a second camera opposite the camera under the main screen. A prism is drawn between the two.
When the camera is activated, the prism rotates so that the incident light reaches the camera, allowing users to take high quality pictures and video recordings. According to the documentation, the optical module is shielded by a window with a size of about 2 to 3 mm. When not in use, the content displayed on the second screen is reproduced through the prism on the main display.