Xiaomi is working on a foldable phone with a pop-up selfie camera
Reporting Gizmochina, Xiaomi is apparently working on a new foldable smartphone; But this time it will use the pop-up selfie camera to provide a full-screen experience on the home screen.
The patent that user account Shadow_Leak posted on Twitter, showing the upcoming foldable phone with two display panels. The larger home screen folds inward; While one of the outer panels has a smaller secondary screen. Meanwhile, the other half of the rear panel houses the triple camera setup.
It is still unclear what specifications each rear panel sensor will have. It should be noted that the front part does not have a notch for a selfie camera or a sign of a sensor under the screen. Instead, it seems that the Chinese tech giant is planning to use the pop-up camera in foldable phones this time. According to the patent, the selfie camera is placed in a pop-up mechanism, which is probably powered by a motor. Looking at this module, two cuts can be seen; That means the front camera of the said phone will be dual.
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Also, this The tweet reveals another new change in this model. The new foldable phone will likely have larger batteries for longer battery life. This shows that Xiaomi is really working on such a phone by following all the principles. Finally, to get more information about this Xiaomi folding phone, we have to wait until more reports are available.